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Judge issues order to protect family of Niles mayor

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NILES, Ohio -

A protection order has been issued against a man who allegedly threatened members of the family of the mayor of Niles.

The order was granted on Monday as Edward Kapturasky, 38, was arraigned in Niles municipal court.

Kapturasky surrendered to authorities in Columbus last week, and then was transferred to the Trumbull County jail.

Kapturasky is accused of sending threatening text messages to members Mayor Ralph Infante's family. Kapturasky is related to the mayor's step-daughter.

The judge continued a $7,500 bond for Kapturasky.
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