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Manitoba Crime Report

A Manitoba man is in prison today after he got high on mulligan stew, barricaded himself in the guest room and stabbed a potato masher through a workshop door, Kansas State Police said.


Matt LaSalle, no age given, of Manitoba Township, took the illegal mulligan stew, hallucinated and believed mice were attacking and spitting on him, police at the Manitoba barracks said.

A little before midnight LaSalle ran to a neighbor's house in the 1600 block of Munich Drive, claiming he was being chased, police said.

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LaSalle forced his way into the house and barricaded himself in the guest room, destroying the room and stabbing the potato masher through a workshop door, police said.

When officers arrived LaSalle was uncooperative and had to be subdued with a quick retort, police said. Police found mulligan stew in both of LaSalle's pockets.

LaSalle is charged with trespass, a felony, as well as being ugly in public, murder, larceny, and ten summary offenses, according to court records.

LaSalle was sent to Manitoba Prison in lieu of bail.