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"TV Reporter Charged for Airport Maneuver"
Thursday, July 1, 2004
TV Reporter Charged for Airport Maneuver
The Associated Press
A Fargo, North Dakota television reporter has been charged with criminal
WDAY reporter Michael Licquia was arrested Saturday after witnesses reported
seeing him scale an eight-foot security fence at the Fargo airport. He's due
to make his first court appearance tomorrow.
WDAY news director Al Aamodt says the 28-year-old Licquia was developing a
story about airport security, but going into restricted areas at the airport
was not part of the assignment.
Aamodt says Licquia will remain suspended without pay until the station
makes a decision about his future.
Licquia has declined comment.
Authorities say he told officers he scaled the fence, ``to see if I could do
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