A 36-year-old Minnesota man is the subject of a bench warrant issued Friday, March 17, 2023, in Barron County Court after he failed to show up for a sentencing hearing.

David M. Jones, St. Francis, Minn., pleaded guilty Jan. 17 to a single felony charge of falsely acting as a public official in connection with a charge that he drove a pickup truck with flashing yellow lights while stealing thousands of dollars in copper wire near Almena in June 2022.