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Danube police chief, spouse make first court appearances


OLIVIA -- Danube Police Chief Lester Schneider Jr., 39, and his spouse, Jammie Jean Schneider, 38, both of Danube, made their first appearances today in district court in Renville County.

Neither entered pleas. They each face felony and gross misdemeanor charges of theft and theft, indifferent to rights of owner. The chief faces additional charges of misconduct by a public official and receiving unauthorized compensation.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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