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Larson, charged with stalking, released on bail


Ryan Larson, charged with stalking an ex-girlfriend, appeared in court Monday after turning himself in on a warrant.

A judge set bail for Larson at $50,000 and ordered him to stay at least 10 miles from the woman's house, the St. Cloud Times reported. He was released from the Wright County Jail on bail and his next court appearance is scheduled for Jan. 24, the newspaper reported.

Larson is accused of a pattern of stalking the woman, but he told the St. Cloud Times that he has not had contact with her since she took out a restraining order against him in August.

Larson was arrested in a far more high-profile case – the Nov. 29 shooting of Cold Spring Police Officer Tom Decker. But Larson was released due to a lack of evidence and police pursued other leads. Larson has always maintained his innocence in that case.

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