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Luverne man charged for being fugitive from justice

WORTHINGTON -- A Luverne man apprehended in Nobles County on Wednesday has been charged with being a fugitive from justice from other state, a felony.

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WORTHINGTON - A Luverne man apprehended in Nobles County on Wednesday has been charged with being a fugitive from justice from other state, a felony.

 

According to the criminal complaint, Benjamin Bernard, 39, was in the custody of the Nobles County Sheriff’s Office on an unrelated matter when it was advised of an existing Minnehaha County, S.D. warrant. The warrant was for an indictment having been returned June 22 to the Minnehaha County Grand Jury, charging Bernard with possession with intent to deliver, a felony; possession of a controlled substance, a felony; driving while revoked, a misdemeanor; and possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.

 

Bernard is being held on a $5,000 cash bond and will be extradited if necessary.

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