Police arrest man passed out in car
January 27, 2023
A Barnum man is facing charges after police found him passed out in a parked car earlier this month.
Roger Petersen Jr., 35, was charged Friday, Jan. 20, in Sixth District Court in Carlton County with felony first-degree drug possession along with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. Bail was set at $75,000 bond or $7,500 cash.
According to the criminal complaint, a Fond du Lac tribal police officer was at a gas station on Minnesota Highway 210 on Jan. 18 when a staff member told him she had observed a vehicle parked and running next to the gas station. She had tried to wake a male slumpe...