KC Matthew Cline, 26, of Eden Valley, was sentenced Tuesday, Oct. three, to 27 months in jail for a felony cost of assault within the second diploma with a harmful weapon.
As a part of an earlier plea settlement, 4 different felony costs have been dismissed.
Meeker County District Courtroom Decide Stephanie Beckman gave Cline credit score for 385 days he has already served in jail and ordered him to pay a effective of $one hundred forty.
Based on info in courtroom information, the incident in September of 2016 happened at a home and storage in Grove Metropolis, the place Cline and one other man have been having an intense verbal argument within the storage.
Because it escalated, Cline allegedly hit the person over the top with a beer bottle, threw him towards a door and punched him within the head. He additionally used his arm to choke the person till he could not breathe, courtroom paperwork state.
When the person ran away, witnesses tried to cease Cline from pursuing him. The person was capable of escape and conceal in a close-by cornfield.
Cline then obtained an ax from the storage and used it to interrupt down a door and struck automobiles with it, in line with the courtroom paperwork. Cline additionally yelled on the man within the cornfield, telling him to return out in order that Cline might kill him.
When Meeker County sheriff’s deputies arrived, they discovered the sufferer within the cornfield with a number of head accidents and hand wounds described as “defensive.”
Cline was nonetheless on the scene and nonetheless holding the ax.
In a later interview on the jail, Cline advised the deputy he had been in “rage mode” through the incident.