Boogaard's brother pleads guilty to gross misdemeanor charge

Aaron Boogaard admitted to interfering with the crime scene by flushing his brother's drugs down the toilet after reporting his brother's death to 911 emergency officials in May. Aaron Boogard received two years probation and 80 hours of community service.
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Aaron Boogaard admitted to interfering with the crime scene by flushing his brother's drugs down the toilet after reporting his brother's death to 911 emergency officials in May. Aaron Boogard received two years probation and 80 hours of community service.

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