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Man breaks in to Otter Tail diner, falls asleep

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A drunk man broke into At The Hop Diner in Ottertail on Sunday morning, and then fell asleep.

Diner owner Marlys Stahlecker discovered the man inside the building after arriving at work at about 7 a.m.


According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, Clint Howitz, age 42 of West Fargo, N.D., forcibly entered a locked door at the diner sometime during the early morning hours. When law enforcement arrived at the scene, he was found intoxicated and asleep.

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