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DL man sentenced for domestic assault

Anthony Warren Clinton, 73, of 932 Minnesota Ave., Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony domestic assault.

On May 11 officers were called to his residence at about 12:05 a.m. on the report of a domestic assault.

Investigation revealed that he had hit his wife I the face after she told him she didn't want him to go back to the bar. He also told her that he should have killed her years ago, according to court records.

He pleaded guilty June 12, and on Thursday District Judge Joe Evans sentenced him to 21 months in prison, execution of sentence stayed five years.

He was placed on supervised probation and ordered to serve 120 days in jail, with credit for 54 days served. He was fined $1,000 plus court fees, but can apply STS work towards his fine.