Authorities Follow Trail of Molasses to find Suspect

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The North Dakota Highway Patrol reports they found the individual responsible for leaking a substance on a major North Dakota roadway.

They report NDHP troopers followed the trail of syrup to the residence of Cody Hatzenbuhler of Mandan.

Hatzenbuhler told authorities the substance was molasses used for cattle feed and was not hazardous. It spilled when the tank on the vehicle broke.

About 200 gallons of molasses spilled when Hatzenbuhler turned to merge eastbound onto Interstate 94 in Mandan.

The driver was issued a citation for a leaking load.

The incident initially occurred Thursday, September 13th.

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