Hastings officer pleads guilty in leaving one-car crash scene

There are 8 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Sep 13, 2010, titled Hastings officer pleads guilty in leaving one-car crash scene. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

A Hastings police officer who crashed his SUV into a utility pole in St. Paul and then fled on foot pleaded guilty Monday to leaving the scene of an accident, a mis-demeanor. Donald James Farrington, 40, of North St.

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He fell asleep

United States

#1 Sep 13, 2010
Right. Then he went away for a "medical treatment program".We're not sure what the medical treatment treated, but Las Vegas oddsmakers have sleep apnea 'way down the list.
What the

Hartford, CT

#2 Sep 14, 2010
Let's have a redo on all the comments for this moron. Way to go Pioneer Press.

Delano, MN

#3 Sep 14, 2010
I wonder if this boy is the son of one of the Brooklyn Park officer/investigators now retired. He was a real fruit cake.

Inver Grove Heights, MN

#4 Sep 14, 2010

Saint Paul, MN

#5 Sep 14, 2010
Hey, I'll drink to that..

Rochester, MN

#6 Sep 15, 2010
If you're looking for an internal investigation, you'll find it under the rug in about one month's time...along with his BAC and dignity.

Maple Grove, MN

#7 Sep 19, 2010
I'm sure he is an outstanding and honest public servant. If he would have been drinking he would have arrested himself. And as you all know, POLICE OFFICERS DO NOT LIE!!!
No spin zone

Forest Lake, MN

#8 Sep 20, 2010
Cops are dirty!

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