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Level 3 offender won't be moving to Aitkin County


A Level 3 predatory offender who was originally scheduled to be released Thursday, Dec. 20, to live in a rural Aitkin residence is not going to be released at this time, a spokesman for the Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) said.

John Schadl of the DOC said the department is working on an appropriate placement plan for Jerry Lee Ferrier. He was scheduled to be released to an address on the 38900 block of Highway 47 in rural Aitkin.

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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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