For The Record

Fugitive Apprehended in Jefferson County

Shawn Joseph Shumpert, age 42, of Blue Earth, Minnesota, appeared in Jefferson County Court for an extradition hearing in the custody of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. Linda Bauer was the presiding judge.The defendant was arrested on July 11 of this year on a felony warrant out of Faribault County, Minnesota. Shumpert has previously been arrested in Minnesota on charges of third-degree assault, domestic assault and terroristic threats on March 16, 2021. He failed to appear for a court date on June 14, 2021.The defendant waived his right to an extradition hearing, telling the judge, “I prefer just to get this over with.”Shumpert signe...

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