Traffic Stop in Inver Grove Heights Nets Fugitive of Justice

Inver Grove Heights police pulled over Alejandro Soilo Manzanares for speeding on Dec. 1. The man was wanted in Iowa on a felony warrant.

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A 28-year-old Rochester man stopped for speeding in Inver Grove Heights on Dec. 1 was being sought by Iowa authorities for a probation violation.

Alejandro Soilo Manzanares remained held without bail in the Dakota County Jail on Thursday night. He was charged with one count of felony fugitive of justice.

According to the Dakota County criminal complaint released this week:

Inver Grove Heights police stopped a vehicle driven by Manzanares that was clocked going 73 miles per hour in a 55-mile-per-hour zone.

A license check revealed that Manzanares was being sought on a felony warrant in Black Hawk County, IA for a probation violation. Manzanares was taken to the Dakota County Jail.

He made his first appearance in Dakota County District Court on Tuesday.

Black Hawk County authorities said they would extradite Manzanares, says the criminal complaint.


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