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Judge sets $800,000 bail for man accused of throwing vise through windshield

Gerret Parks had been arrested in Minnesota and Wisconsin in the last two weeks but was released on bail both times. Police think he's responsible for several cases of heavy objects being thrown at passing vehicles, injuring drivers and damaging cars.
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Gerret Parks had been arrested in Minnesota and Wisconsin in the last two weeks but was released on bail both times. Police think he's responsible for several cases of heavy objects being thrown at passing vehicles, injuring drivers and damaging cars.

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