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Duluth man, a 'longtime problem' for police, sentenced to 14 years in prison

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Once described by Duluth police as “a longtime problem for us,” for crimes ranging from carjacking to attacking someone with a hammer, of Elfred William Petruk will now have a long time to think about his crimes.


Petruk, 35, of Duluth, was sentenced to 14 years in prison Thursday for crimes that included carjacking a vehicle and making up a false confession to cover his actions.

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