Eric Roper reports:
A top Minneapolis employee facing a criminal charge of misusing driver’s license records argued in court Thursday that he’s being unfairly targeted for a practice that was rampant at City Hall.
After 37 years as a city employee, housing inspections director Tom Deegan was put on paid leave in September when prosecutors charged him with accessing driver’s license records without a business purpose. The records, which contain photographs, addresses and driving histories of nearly every Minnesotan, are protected under state and federal law.
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