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Man held on $500,000 bail in connection with Neb. warrant


WILLMAR -- Jaser Esiongeder Lopez-Mejia, 26, of Willmar is being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail on $500,000 bail on several felony charges, including being a fugitive from justice from Nebraska, where a warrant had been issued for his arrest for a sexual assault.

He's also charged with aggravated forgery for using another person's name to get a job at Jennie-O Turkey Store.

Judge Kathryn Smith set the half-million dollar bail during a court appearance Friday morning.

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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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