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Dan Barber of North Hudson left St. Croix County Criminal Court on Monday after waiving his right to a preliminary hearing on a charge of sexual assault of a child and possession of child pornography. His arraignment on the felony charges was set for April 14 in Judge Edward Vlack’s court. (HUdson Star-Observer photo by Meg Heaton)

Dan Barber waives preliminary hearing on child molesting charges

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Appearing before St. Croix County Judge Edward Vlack Monday, Dan Barber waived his right to a preliminary hearing of the evidence in his child sexual assault case.


Vlack asked Barber, 45, if he understood the charges against him and his right to a preliminary hearing and Barber said yes. The next step is formal arraignment on the charges which also include three counts of possession of child pornography.

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Meg Heaton
Meg Heaton has been a reporter with the Hudson Star Observer since 1990. She has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and Native American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
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