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Man must pay back task force after faking drug deals as informant

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A Naytahwaush man pled guilty Friday in Becker County District Court to a felony charge of possession of simulated drugs.

According to court records, Kevin Lee Durant, 41, was hired as a police informant by a local drug task force, and was to set up a series of drug buys between July 6-Aug. 14, 2012.

In that time, he set up a total of seven false drug buys, and was given $2,000 in cash by the task force to purchase drugs, plus being paid $100 for each set-up.

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