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Urine thief agrees to plea agreement

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The Grand Forks man who stole his own urine samples to avoid being thrown back in jail has agreed to a plea deal that covers those three break-ins as well as four felony drug charges.


The deal would have Benjamin Gordon Ewing, 18, serve two years in prison with two years suspended while he is under supervised probation.

He faced eight counts in total, including two Class A felonies, five Class C felonies and a misdemeanor. That's potentially a maximum of 65 years in prison.

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