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Red Lake teens' shooting spree brings arrests

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Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

RED LAKE FALLS, Minn. - Three teens who allegedly went on an early morning joyride while shooting pellet pistols at vehicles and Lafayette High School in Red Lake Falls have been arrested, the Red Lake Sheriff’s Department said Monday.

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Casey Louis Sauve, 19, and two 17-year-old boys are accused of causing $16,000 in property damage and possessing $250 in stolen goods, among them the pellet pistols.

Sauve and one of the boys are from Red Lake Falls and the other boy is from Thief River Falls.

They also face charges in Pennington County in a similar drive-by shooting on the same night, the Red Lake Sheriff’s Department said.

Sauve and the Red Lake Falls boy are each charged with four felonies: criminal damage to property in the first degree, reckless discharge of a firearm in a school zone, drive-by shooting and reckless discharge of a firearm in a municipality. He’s also charged with possession of stolen property, a misdemeanor.

The Pennington County Attorney’s Office will charge the Thief River Falls boy separately.

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