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Verndale police chief cleared of wrongdoing in case where man allegedly was tased in groin

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VERNDALE, Minn. - An outside investigation has cleared Verndale Police Chief Jeff Jares' handling of a May tasing incident outside a Verndale bar.


The suspect in the case, Brandon Clark Christensen, 23, of Browerville, Minn., filed a complaint with the Verndale City Council, challenging Jares' cause for tasing him, and saying Jares tased him in the groin resulting in an infection.

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