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Man enters not guilty plea in khat case, charge reduced to fifth-degree


WILLMAR — Ahmed Mohamed Jama, 37, of Eagan, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to two fifth-degree drug possession charges for his role in receiving a delivery of 96 pounds of khat in October 2002.

A trial management conference was set for Nov. 18 and a jury trial scheduled for Nov. 19 in Kandiyohi County District Court.

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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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