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Frazee man to appear on robbery, assault charges

A Frazee man will make his next appearance June 14 in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of simple robbery and gross misdemeanor assault of a peace officer.

Gary Wayne Merrill, 30, of 30397 U.S. Highway 10, No. 2, Frazee, was charged in connection with a May 26, 2010 shoplifting incident at the Holiday gas station in Detroit Lakes. He was also allegedly belligerent during attempts to apprehend and bring him to the jail for booking.

During his first appearance on May 28, Merrill's bail was set at $30,000 with conditions, or $50,000 without.