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Lake Park mayor enters Alford plea on felony charge

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By Vicki Gerdes / DL Newspapers

Lake Park Mayor Aaron Wittnebel entered an Alford plea on the felony charge of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult in Becker County District Court Monday. At a contested omnibus hearing held late Monday afternoon, Wittnebel answered “yes” to a question from Judge Jay Carlson, in which he asked whether Wittnebel believed the state had sufficient evidence for a jury to find him guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.


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