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Hearing rescheduled for man charged with rape and lewd conduct

Hearing rescheduled for man charged with rape and lewd conduct
LEWISTON, ID - A preliminary hearing for a man charged with rape and lewd conduct with a child has been rescheduled.

Luke Pernsteiner faces one count of rape of a female under the age of 16, and one count of lewd conduct with a child under 16. Pernsteiner appeared in Nez Perce County Court and waived his right to a speedy preliminary trial.

He's been held in the Nez Perce County Jail since July on $15,000 bail.
Pernsteiner will be back in court next Wednesday.
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