Edward Alan Ruchti faces charges in Kandiyohi County District Court of domestic assault by strangulation and terroristic threats, plus a misdemeanor charge for domestic assault.
Watkins man pleads to felony assault charge
WILLMAR -- Edward Alan Ruchti, 30, of Watkins, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony charge of domestic assault by strangulation.
The case had been scheduled for a jury trial this week in Kandiyohi County District Court.
Under the plea agreement, a felony charge of terroristic threats and a gross misdemeanor charge of domestic assault were dismissed.
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