Aberdeen man sentenced for threatening woman with ax
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — An Aberdeen man who threatened a woman with an ax has been sentenced to serve 20 years in prison.
The American News reports that 39-year-old Timothy Johnson pleaded guilty to charges in multiple cases including felony domestic abuse aggravated assault, violations of a no contact order and misdemeanor simple assault.
One of the assault charges stemmed from a July 1, 2017, incident in which Johnson was accused of throwing a woman on a bed, picking up an ax and swinging it at the bed frame.
He was arrested in August following a foot pursuit with law officers through a mall.
Information from: Aberdeen American News, http://www.aberdeennews.com