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Wadena man charged with OFP violation
Wadena Minnesota 314 S. Jefferson 56482

A 54-year-old Wadena man was charged Aug. 16 with a felony level violation of an order for protection.

Michael Joseph Wegscheid was picked up by Wadena police around 4:35 p.m. on Aug. 13 while he was sitting in a car within a two-block radius of the residence of a Wadena woman who had obtained a protection order against him, court records said. The order for protection was signed by Judge Jay D. Carlson on July 19.

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Wegscheid was taken into custody and charged with violating the order. He has previous domestic violence convictions from February 2002 and April 2004, according to court documents.

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