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Two people charged with helping fugitive

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A Verndale man and a Wadena man face a felony charge for allegedly helping a fugitive evade police and later lying to police about the incident.


According to court documents, Lexis Jordan Powers, 18, was seen driving a car with a man wanted on felony arrest warrants. Kyle James Powers, 18, was also in the car, court documents said.

When police caught up with the vehicle, the wanted man wasn't in the car, and the two defendants told police he was never in the car.

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