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Winona LaDuke Released From Jail With Conditions to Avoid Enbridge Line 3 Work Areas

 

Winona LaDuke, executive director of Honor the Earth, was released from Aitkin County Jail on Thursday, July 22, for violating conditions of release. She spent three days in custody for charges stemming from demonstrating against Line 3 in northern Minnesota. (Photo/Martin Keller)

AITKIN, Minn. - Winona LaDuke was released Thursday from Aitkin County Jail in Minnesota, after spending three days in custody.

LaDuke was held overnight in Aitkin County for violating conditions of release. She was arrested with six other women on Monday, July 19, for protesting in front of a Line 3 replacement site near the Shell River in Wadena County; Aitkin County issued a warrant for her arrest. After her initial appearance yesterday in Wadena County, her and 11 others posted bail and were released from custody except LaDuke.

Aitkin County issued a warrant for LaDuke after being arrested on Monday, July 19 for violating conditions of her release. She was arrested on Jan. 9, 2021 for protesting at a Line 3 work site and posted bail with conditions to remain law-abiding. If a defendant violates conditions of bail, such as being arrested for additional charges in any jurisdiction, they may be arrested and face additional charges or be held in contempt of court.

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