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Man charged with criminal sexual conduct

Roman Lawrence Bakken, 23, of 2967 130th Ave., Waubun has been charged in Becker County District Court with third-degree criminal sexual conduct -- complainant impaired, and fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct, both felonies.

In the early morning hours of March 9 he allegedly entered the home of a woman with whom he had a previous relationship and had sexual intercourse with her as she was sleeping after an evening of drinking, according to court records.

He appeared March 25 before District Judge Joe Evans, who set cash bail or bond at $50,000 and ordered him to have no contact with the alleged victim, among other conditions of release. His next court appearance was set for April 14.

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