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Published February 24, 2012, 05:40 PM

'Port Runner' Apprehended Near Lancaster

LANCASTER, MN (WDAZ-TV) - A Winnipeg man was apprehended Thursday night after speeding through the Lancaster port of entry.

By: WDAZ Staff Report, WDAZ

LANCASTER, MN (WDAZ-TV) - A Winnipeg man was apprehended Thursday night after speeding through the Lancaster port of entry.

At about 9 p.m., a dark midsized pickup drove through the port at a high rate of speed without stopping for inspection. Border Patrol agents were immediately dispatched and stopped the vehicle south of the port.

A 25-year-old man from Winnipeg was driving the pickup. He was taken back to the Pembina port of entry and given a $5,000 penalty.

The possible penalties for port running are a $5,000 to $10,000 fine, vehicle seizure and criminal prosecution.

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