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Published September 17, 2013, 09:31 AM

Cornfield search for sex offender spurs first lawsuit under Jeanna’s Act

BISMARCK – A prisoner transport company that allowed a sex offender to escape from one of its vans in October 2011 in Barnes County has agreed to pay $70,000 to reimburse authorities and local farmers who used combines to flush Joseph Matthew Megna from a cornfield and end a 22-hour manhunt.

By: Mike Nowatski, Forum News Service

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