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Magers trial set for July

Prosecutor says resolution possible before trial

DAVENPORT—Either Lincoln County Sheriff Wade Magers will stand trial on his criminal charges or a resolution will be reached between the state and his defense, the parties said at a court date Wednesday, April 20.

Magers, who entered a not-guilty plea on charges of obstructing a law enforcement officer, making a false or misleading statement to a public servant and rendering criminal assistance in the third degree last July, was not present for the Zoom-only court date.

Presiding judge Thomas W. Cox of Garfield County granted a request from defense attorney Bevan Maxey for Magers to be excused...


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