Death of beloved town drunk brings cop to tears

"It's not often you can arrest someone repeatedly and 'end up being friends'"


The Toronto Star

SASKATOON, Canada — He was one of the most recognizable residents in Saskatoon and some people consider the Prairie city a little different now that he's gone.

Alvin Cote wasn't a well-known politician, businessman or hockey player, but a ragged, homeless alcoholic whose tough talk would easily melt into a hearty chuckle and a big smile short on teeth.

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