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Becker County man arrested for 12th DWI in Park Rapids on New Year's Eve

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PARK RAPIDS- A Becker County man was arrested by Park Rapids police minutes before midnight on New Year's Eve for his 12th DWI offense.


William Lawrence Butcher, 48, was to appear today in Hubbard County District Court on a first-degree felony DWI charge.

Court records indicate Butcher was arrested three other times in 2009 for drunken driving offenses and a fourth time for drug possession. He has 11 prior DWI convictions dating back to 1980.

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