Sturgis man pleads not guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon
DEADWOOD — A Sturgis man pleaded not guilty Thursday to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Walter Wiedmann, 89, was indicted by a Lawrence County grand jury Sept. 19. The indictment alleges the incident to have occurred July 16 in Lawrence County, where the defendant attempted by physical menace with a deadly weapon to put another in fear of imminent serious bodily harm.
Aggravated assault is a Class 3 felony, punishable by up to 15 years in prison and/or a $30,000 fine.
Wiedmann is scheduled for a status hearing
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