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Candidate for Yakima County Commissioner Faces Charges

YAKIMA, Wash. -   A candidate running for Yakima County Commissioner faces charges for trying to intimidate jurors.

Wylie mills made a preliminary appearance in Superior Court Wednesday.

According to courthouse security, Mills threatened two jurors after a friend was convicted for obstruction in a District Court case last month.

Courthouse security arrested mills Tuesday after the investigation was complete.

Mills will be formally charged on Friday.

He will stay on the ballot, unless he is convicted of a felony, said Yakima County Auditor. 

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