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Duluth U-Haul chase suspect charged with attempted first-degree murder

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DULUTH - The Duluth man who authorities say crashed a U-Haul truck into several vehicles and then tried to run down a police officer was charged this morning with attempted first-degree murder and 11 other counts in St. Louis County District Court in Duluth.


Gary Wayne Cowen, who turned 25 on Monday, was charged with a total of eight felonies, one gross misdemeanor and three misdemeanors. Judge Gerald C. Martin set bail at $300,000 and set Cowen's next court appearance for May 13.

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