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Lowen indicted by federal grand jury for robbery; local charges dismissed

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news Park Rapids, 56470
Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

Edward Joseph Lowen, a suspect in the Feb. 26 robbery of an Akeley branch bank, was indicted last week by a federal grand jury.

Hubbard County Attorney Don Dearstyne moved to dismiss local charges against Lowen Tuesday morning as the federal indictment was unsealed.

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Dearstyne said federal marshals picked Lowen up from the Hubbard County Correctional Center and transported him to Bemidji where he was scheduled to make a first appearance on the federal bank robbery charge.

For more on the story see Wednesday's Park Rapids Enterprise.

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