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Menahga man shocked by Taser three times during traffic stop

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WADENA, Minn. - A Menahga man who challenged the legitimacy of the Menahga police chief was stunned with a Taser three times before being taken into custody during a traffic stop.

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According to court documents, Menahga Chief Scott Koennicke saw Charles Edward Abbott driving a car March 2 in the city and knew he did not have a valid license. Abbott had told Koennicke several times before that he believes he does not legally need to have a license to drive a car.

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