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By Mark Hebert

Cuesta Jr. pleads guilty in District Court


On Tuesday, February 28, Antonio Fidel Cuesta Jr. changed his not guilty plea to the charge of vehicular homicide while under the influence to a plea of guilty in Phillips County District Court.

Court records say Cuesta Jr. is pleading guilty and acknowledges and admits that on or about August 30, 2016, near Sleeping Buffalo, he negligently caused the death of Riley Baublitz while operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, according to court records.

A person convicted of this offense shall be imprisoned in the state prison for a term not to exceed 30 years or be fined an a...

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