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Two men charged for setting traps on hiking trail

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Posted at 11:37 AM, May 22, 2012
and last updated 2012-05-22 13:39:14-04

Two Utah County men are facing felony charges for setting booby traps in Provo Canyon which were discovered in April.

Benjamin Rutkowski and Kai Christensen are each charged with aggravated assault.  Police said the two set booby traps along a popular hiking trail in Provo Canyon.

The charges carry a maximum penalty of up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000.