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Published January 18, 2010, 10:54 PM

Cando Couple Facing Federal Weapons Charges

Diane and Wilmer Slaubaugh are each accused of possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon. They have pleaded not guilty.

A Cando, North Dakota couple has been indicted in federal court on weapons charges.

Diane and Wilmer Slaubaugh (SLAY'-baw) are each accused of possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon. They have pleaded not guilty.

Each faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Court documents show that 30-year-old Diane Slaubaugh was convicted in 2008 for wire fraud. She and 48-year-old Wilmer Slaubaugh were convicted of deceptive writings in 2005.

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