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Man charged for threat to kidnap kids, prostitute them


WILLMAR -- A 29-year-old Willmar man made his first court appearance Monday on two felony first-degree witness tampering charges for allegedly threatening to kidnap a woman's daughters, take them to Mexico, get them hooked on drugs and prostitute them.

The woman was scheduled to testify in another court case, which charges Omar Jason Romero with a second-degree drug felony for allegedly selling 5.4 grams of methamphetamine to a confidential informant for $800 on Dec. 16.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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