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Park Rapids man gets 180 days for sex crimes

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A Park Rapids man was sentenced Wednesday to 180 days in jail as a predatory sex offender. Numerous family members stood outside the courtroom and wept.


Thomas Dean Mitchell, 40, was found guilty in May by a Hubbard County District of three felony counts of criminal sexual conduct involving a teenage girl and a fourth count, a gross misdemeanor, involving a woman.

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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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