Rep. Matt Grossell pleads guilty to 4th-degree DWI
July 7, 2023
CLEARWATER COUNTY — Minnesota Rep. Matt Grossell of House District 2A has pleaded guilty to a fourth-degree DWI charge for an incident that took place in February in Clearwater County.
Grossell, a retired Clearwater County sheriff’s deputy and former Blackduck police chief, entered a guilty plea on June 29 to one count of fourth-degree DWI after being cited on Feb. 11 for driving while intoxicated.
According to an incident report, Grossell was stopped by the Minnesota State Patrol for speeding in the early morning hours of Feb. 11 in Gonvick. He submitted to a blood alcohol test that showed he was at .15%, which is nearly twice the legal driving limit of .08%.