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Sauk Rapids Man Arrested for Alleged DWI and Hit and Run

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ST. CLOUD – A Sauk Rapids man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly driving while intoxicated and striking a vehicle.

The incident happened at about 2:50 a.m. Officers saw a vehicle strike a parked car in the area of Riverside Drive Northeast and 6th Street North in St. Cloud. The vehicle then left the scene.

Police found and stopped 42-year-old James Parkos from Sauk Rapids and placed him under arrest for DWI.

St. Cloud Police say Parkos can face 1st degree DWI charges based on four previous DWI convictions. Parkos was taken to the Benton County Jail to face charges of 1st degree DWI, driving after cancelled IPS and hit and run.

No injuries were reported from the incident.

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