A Garden City man is facing four charges in Blue Earth County after Mankato Police responded to a report of a male and female punching each other in a parked car.
According to court documents, the female left the scene in a vehicle but Police located the male, 38-year old Stefan Joseph Wasinger walking near Broad Street. Authorities say Wasinger attempted to flee, but was apprehended after a short pursuit.
The man reportedly dumped a bag during the chase that Police later found. Inside the bag, Officers say they located zip-lock baggies that contained methamphetamine residue.
The female reportedly told Police that Wasinger punched her in the jaw and burned her with a cigarette after not agreeing to take him to Walmart.
Wasinger was charged Friday with Felony counts of 3rd Degree Possession of Drugs, 5th Degree Possession of Drugs and Domestic Assault, along with a Misdemeanor count of Fleeing Police.
Court records show he has prior convictions for Domestic Assault and Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance