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Man faces charges for burglary, drug sale, and assault


WILLMAR -- Gerardo Cory Lopez, 34, of Willmar made his first court appearance Monday on a first-degree drug sale charge for possessing 17.6 grams of methamphetamine and felony burglary and assault charges for allegedly breaking into a home in May and beating a man with a stick.

Unconditional bail was set at $100,000. Lopez' next appearance in Kandiyohi County District Court is Aug. 31. He also faces a misdemeanor assault charge in the burglary case.

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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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