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Edward Joseph Lowen

Bank robber says he'll represent himself if he can't get public defender

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An accused bank robber said he likely would serve as his own attorney because he can't afford to hire one.

Edward Joseph Lowen, 53, a rural resident of Hubbard County, has been relatively quiet in the courtroom up until Monday, when he appeared for his scheduled omnibus hearing.


He had many concerns and questions for District Judge Paul Rasmussen.

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