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Rochester teen arrested for allegedly driving drunk, sex assaults warrants

A 16-year-old male from Rochester was arrested early Friday, Aug. 5, 2022 for allegedly driving drunk, according to Olmsted County Sheriff's Capt. James Schueller.

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ROCHESTER — A 16-year-old male from Rochester was arrested early Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, for allegedly driving drunk, according to Olmsted County Sheriff's Capt. James Schueller.

According to Schueller:

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The juvenile was pulled over around 12:22 a.m. Friday for allegedly speeding along Broadway Avenue near 16th Street Southwest.

Law enforcement discovered the juvenile had a warrant out for fourth- and fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct charges. During the stop, law enforcement noticed a strong odor of alcohol and several indicators of impairment.

The teen was arrested and a preliminary alcohol breath test showed his blood alcohol level was over the legal limit.

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Law enforcement sat with the juvenile until his court date Friday morning after law enforcement could not find a secured detention center in which to place him.

A harassment restraining order from a previous case was also served on the teen.

Mark Wasson has been a public safety reporter with Post Bulletin since May 2022. Previously, he worked as a general assignment reporter in the southwest metro and as a public safety reporter in Willmar, Minn. Readers can reach Mark at mwasson@postbulletin.com.
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