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Ponsford Man Sentenced to Prison for Violent Assault on the White Earth Indian Reservation

(Source: Associated Press)
Published: Oct. 18, 2021 at 4:40 PM CDT
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FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (Valley News Live) - A Ponsford man was sentenced Monday to 100 months in prison for violently assaulting a man on the White Earth Indian Reservation in June of 2020.

Court documents say 23-year-old Wesley Robert Warren and another man got into a argument with the victim and that the argument escalated into a physical fight. The documents say while the victim was knocked unconscious, Warren picked up a 42 pound cinderblock and dropped it on the back of the victim’s head.

Warren was found guilty of one count of assault with a dangerous weapon and one count of assault resulting in serious bodily injury.

The victim had been hospitalized for several weeks because trauma to their brain and was later transferred to a long-term care facility.

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