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STATE NEWS ROUNDUP: Former Hazel Green police chief was working under the influence of alcohol

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Investigators did not have to look far to confirm that the former police chief in Hazel Green was working under the influence of alcohol. The village attorney said Brian Klein had a blood alcohol level of point-zero-seven when he met with an investigator from nearby Platteville on September 19th. Village attorney Eileen Brownlee said a number of residents complained that Chief Klein had been working under the influence. The village asked Platteville Police to check it out.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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