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Local youth activist faces judge in Kentucky

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A local activist under arrest for forgery and insurance fraud appeared in a Kentucky court Friday.

Shawn Mahone is the founder of Young Men and Women for Change. He was arrested and extradited to Louisville, Kentucky earlier in the week. He faced a judge Friday for a preliminary hearing in his case.

In 2010, Mahone was indicted after he filed a stolen vehicle report and reported a claim with his insurance carrier.

He's known in the community for running a program that teaches kids to stay out of trouble.

Mahone is currently being held in a Kentucky jail. He'll be back in court April 3.

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