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Wicklund's innovative investigation gains national recognition

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When a large-scale identity theft ring responsible for the theft of about $2.5 million from banks and businesses in 19 states was brought to justice, pivotal investigative work started in Baxter.


Assistant Chief Russ Wicklund connected the dots for the investigation beginning in 2008.

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