Cost of cornfield manhunt near Tower City roughly $55,000 | Detroit Lakes Online

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Cost of cornfield manhunt near Tower City roughly $55,000

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FARGO - Local law enforcement agencies spent roughly $55,000 on the 22-hour manhunt earlier this week for the sex offender who escaped from a private prison transport van near Tower City.


And after speaking this morning with the owner of Extradition Transport of America LLC, Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney said the public safety agencies that were involved in the search believe they'll get paid for those costs.

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