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Hearing set in minor sex abuse case

A Monday court hearing for the Detroit Lakes man accused of sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl has been rescheduled for Feb. 18.

Samuel Charles Baxa, 27, of 525 Washington Ave., Apt. 21, Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with three felony counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct.

According to the criminal complaint, the alleged sexual abuse occurred on several occasions between Jan. 30 and Aug. 2 of last year.

Baxa is currently in custody at the Becker County Jail awaiting his rescheduled omnibus hearing. His bail was set at $100,000 with conditions, or $300,000 without conditions.

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