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Local judge denies lower bond request after Kongo Klub incident

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A request for a lower bond for a Texas man accused of aggravated assault was denied Tuesday at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell.

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Marcos Carraman, 30, of Laredo, Texas, was arrested on July 24 after allegedly punching and kicking a bouncer at the Kongo Klub. Court documents also allege Carraman hit the bouncer in the head with a beer bottle, sending the bouncer to Avera Queen of Peace Hospital.

Tuesday, Carraman requested his bond be lowered from $10,000 cash so that he could continue his employment with a railroad company near Kimball.

Judge Sean O'Brien denied the motion, agreeing with Assistant Davison County State's Attorney Bob O'Keefe's recommendation that Carraman would be a flight risk.

O'Keefe said the bouncer required stitches and other medical attention as a result of the attack.

Carraman was arrested for aggravated assault, a Class 3 felony punishable by a maximum of 15 years in the state penitentiary and a $30,000 fine.

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