After being arrested at 4:20 p.m. in Woodbury, the 41-year-old real estate broker was booked and released on $25,000 bail.
City Pagesnoted that Bachmann was one of five candidates Pulkrabrek convinced to run in 1999 for the Stillwater School Board.
“Nobody really knows who she is, and she just comes across as this petite, attractive soccer mom,” he told the paper in 2006. “But the fact is, she’s part of a group that is absolutely determined to take over the Republican Party.”
Bachmann is considering running for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.
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