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Lake Park mayor makes court date

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The mayor of Lake Park has been released on his own recognizance after his first appearance in Becker County District Court Monday, on a criminal charge that alleges he financially exploited his sister, a Down’s syndrome patient.


Aaron Lee Wittnebel, 32, was charged Aug. 6 in Becker County District Court with financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult and failure to provide care, a felony.

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