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Local judge denies lower bond request after Kongo Klub incident

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.

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.