Fifth Degree Assault
A plea hearing will be held in Mankato Wednesday for former Gophers quarterback Phillip Nelson. It comes after he decided to plead guilty to fifth-degree assault for his part in a fight that nearly killed former MSU-Mankato football player Isaac Kolstad.
Former Gopher quarterback Philip Nelson filed a petition to enter a guilty plea Tuesday in the attack that left former Mankato State University linebacker Isaac Kolstad with brain trauma. According to Nelson’s attorney James D. Fleming, Nelson filed a petition to plea guilty to fifth degree assault, a misdemeanor charge, and have all felonies dropped.
A husband was arrested for allegedly assaulting his wife on their first night of marriage in St. Cloud, Minn. early Monday morning. Thirty-seven-year-old Sterling Raymond Danford, of Alaska, has been charged with fifth degree assault and third degree assault.
A 27-year-old Richfield man is facing charges after driving his vehicle out of a tow lot without paying a fine and hitting a worker from the lot. Dejovon Deandre Harris was charged with first-degree criminal damage to property and fifth-degree assault in connection with the Dec. 15 incident.
Benny Sapp has been cited by Minneapolis Police with fifth-degree assault and careless driving in connection with an incident Friday morning at Children’s Hospital involving a 43-year-old man.
A violent fight was caught on tape at Chaska High School. A student attacked another student earlier this month, and nobody stepped in to help.
A teen convicted of biting the Hibbing mayor’s eyebrow and trying to rob him has been sentenced to nearly three years in jail.
A 48-year-old West St. Paul man is accused of assaulting another man after he told the man not to let his dog mess with his cat, according to charges filed in Dakota County Court Friday.
A 30-year-old St. Cloud man was arrested early Friday morning after he allegedly assaulted a man with a beer bottle and threatened him with a knife at a St. Cloud bar, authorities said.