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Published July 23, 2013, 10:31 AM

ND man pleads not guilty to human trafficking

32-year-old Aaron Collins entered the not guilty plea to the Class A felony charge Monday in South Central District Court in Bismarck.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Tioga man accused of human trafficking has pleaded not guilty.

The Bismarck Tribune reports that 32-year-old Aaron Collins entered the not guilty plea to the Class A felony charge Monday in South Central District Court in Bismarck.

Court documents say Collins allegedly made contact with a woman he believed was trafficking her underage daughters for money.

Collins' bond was set at $50,000.

His attorney, Amanda Harris, was granted a presentence investigation report, which will look at Collins' background and whether there were extenuating circumstances involving his arrest.


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