Willmar man pleads to assault charge for beating man with belt
WILLMAR -- Erick Antonio Caballero, 31, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a third-degree assault charge for beating a man with a belt and his fists in June.
As part of a plea agreement in Kandiyohi County District Court, the charge was elevated from a fifth-degree misdemeanor assault charge. A felony second-degree assault charge and three other misdemeanor charges will be dismissed. He is scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 2.