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Aitkin High Speed Chase

The Aitkin County Sheriff's office released a statement about a traffic stop on Friday that lead to a high speed chase. An officer performed a traffic stop to Bobby Lee Donnell Sr. Donnell provided a false name before fleeing the officer and tossed items out of the window of his vehicle. The items were later identified as methamphetamine and assorted paraphernalia. The pursuit ended several miles south of Hill City on Hwy. 169

When Donnell was arrested, officers found an infant on board. Donnell has been charged with first degree possession of a controlled substance with a total of 69.15 grams of methamphetamine, storing methamphetamine paraphernalia in the presence of a child, fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, second degree DWI, child endangerment, reckless driving, providing peace officers with a false name and driving after revocation.