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Magers pre-trial continued two weeks

DAVENPORT—Any future court appearances by Wade Magers will now occur after the longtime lawman retires from his 15 ½ year tenure as Lincoln County Sheriff. Magers’ pre-trial concerning three criminal charges he’s facing stemming from an alleged Feb. 2021 incident was continued two weeks from June 29 to Wednesday, July 13 this week.

The two parties agreed to continue the pre-trial date “to work out some issues,” according to Lincoln County District Court staff.

A July 25 trial start date was struck. Magers will either change his current not-guilty plea, which he entered last July, at the court...


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