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Man faces assault charge for using bat in weekend fight


WILLMAR -- A 29-year-old Willmar man made his first court appearance Monday on a second-degree assault charge for allegedly hitting another man in the head with a metal baseball bat early Saturday morning in Regency Estates West.

Unconditional bail was set at $50,000 for Jaime Turrubiates. Conditional bail was set at $10,000.

He was ordered to have no contact with the alleged victim or his home and possess no weapons, guns or baseball bats.

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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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