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The Detroit Lakes Fire Department blocks West Lake Drive on Friday in front of Zorbaz during the standoff at the Pine to Palm Motel. Brian Wierima / Forum Communications Co.

Five-hour standoff ends with man's arrest at Detroit Lakes motel

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A 37-year-old man was arrested without incident after holding police at bay in a Detroit Lakes motel for nearly five hours.

David William Buethner, who has lived for the past few weeks at the Pine to Palm Motel on West Lake Drive in Detroit Lakes, was arrested and taken to the Becker County Jail about 8:30 p.m.


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