Man escapes assault charges, but terroristic threats stick
WILLMAR -- A Kandiyohi County jury on Thursday found Michael Eugene Whitson, 65, of Atwater, guilty of terroristic threats for threatening his housemates during an Aug. 20 incident.
The jury also found Whitson not guilty of second-degree assault. He will be sentenced Jan. 31. The verdicts came after a two-day jury trial before District Court Judge Michael J. Thompson.
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