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Callaway man sentenced for domestic assault

Russ Allen Quinn, 41, of County Road 34, rural Callaway, was sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony domestic assault.

A gross misdemeanor charge of interfering with a 911 emergency call was dropped in a plea agreement.

According to court records, at 11:10 a.m. on Feb. 26, dispatchers received a 911 call in which all they could hear was a man yelling.

Quinn had allegedly struck his wife several weeks earlier, and on the day of the 911 call allegedly had angrily pushed the chair she was sitting in against a wall and got in her face, yelling at her and intimidating her. He admitted arguing with his wife throughout the day. He has nine prior domestic abuse-related convictions.

Quinn appeared in court June 12 before District Judge Jay Carlson, who sentenced him to 30 months in prison at St. Cloud, stayed five years. He was ordered to serve 270 days in jail, with credit for 106 days served, and was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine and $1,165 in court fees.

He must get a chemical dependency evaluation, and follow the recommendations. If in-patient treatment is recommended, he must go there directly from custody. A DANCO protection order was issued for the victim. He was placed on supervised probation for five years.

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