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Wayzata is a premier suburb located 11 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. With a population of 4,500 people, Wayzata is a tight-knit community which is known for its vibrant downtown and picturesque setting on Lake Minnetonka. A popular destination for visitors, Wayzata’s downtown is home to a number of specialty shops, boutiques, professional services, and restaurants.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Tom Petters trial to stay in Minnesota for the time being

Tom Petters trial will not move to another venue as a U.S. District Judge Richard Kyle has denied an attempt by Petters attorneys to change the venue from Minnesota to Iowa or Wisconsin.

In late February Petters attorneys requested that his trial be moved due to unprecedented news and blog coverage of the arrest and alleged fraud by the Wayzata resident, blaming in part the Star Tribune by name and alluding to everyone else that has published a story on him.

While the Judge has ruled denying argument to change venues, he did leave open the possibility of moving the trial should should a fair jury not be able to be found.

Here are some of the latest stories about this at this time:
Stay tuned to Wayzata.com for all the latest Petters news.

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