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Hastings, Minn., police officer could lose his job after being accused of stealing $10 corkscrew from a Green Mill bar

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HASTINGS, Minn. - A $10 corkscrew is causing all kinds of trouble for Hastings Police Officer Rene Doffing.

Doffing was charged last week for misdemeanor theft after allegedly stealing a corkscrew from the Green Mill here on Nov. 22.


If convicted, Doffing could lose his license to be a law enforcement official and could ultimately lose his job.

According to the criminal complaint, Hastings police officers had gathered at the Green Mill for a union meeting on Nov. 22.

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