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EXTRA Kandiyohi County social worker on paid administrative leave during investigation


WILLMAR -- A Kandiyohi County Social Worker continues to be on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation on allegations that he accepted a prescription pain pill from a client.

Kent Ames Boyd, 51, of Willmar, is charged with a felony count of controlled substance crime in the fifth degree and a misdemeanor count of prohibited drug purchase or receipt.

Boyd made his initial court appearance May 7.

An omnibus hearing is scheduled June 16.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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