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The Hubbard County Courthouse's metal detector was re-calibrated after a defendant smuggled a blade into the courtroom last month and cut himself with it. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Courthouse metal detector is recalibrated

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If you're an aficionado of button-fly jeans or underwire bustiers, you'd may want to steer clear of the Hubbard County courthouse.

Those clothing items will surely trip the court's newly recalibrated metal detector.


When a troubled man smuggled a thin-bladed weapon into the courthouse last month undetected, Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes tested the security himself by carrying the blade through the metal detector.


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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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