Daily Digest – Police officer may have planted gun, dump papers

by Alex Ebert

Hey U of M, it’s good to be writing to you. Wow, isn’t this the weirdest weather you’ve ever experienced? Still, I’d take this over a flood any day. Today I’ve got a fresh variety of stories for you. Enjoy, and stay dry.

Planted gun

Today’s/yesterday’s big news is about a lawsuit brought against a Minneapolis police officer who allegedly planted a gun on a teen he shot and killed two years ago. The suit, hashed out in the Star Tribune, alleges the police had confiscated the planted gun as evidence from a burglary two years prior to the shooting.


BBall Star

Henry Sibley High School’s basketball star Mike Bruesewitz is becoming a Badger. The Pioneer Press reported the 6-8 forward took his Mendota Heights team to the semifinals in this year’s state tournament and has been recruited by the University of Wisconsin Madison. We can look forward to playing him in the near future.


Early recycling

MIT campus police dumped several hundred copies of The Tech, the twice weekly college newspaper when it ran a story about another campus officer who was arrested while trafficking painkillers. The two officers responsible for the dumping have been suspended.