West Fargo Man Sentenced In Becker County Court to Nearly 16 Years In Prison

West Fargo Man Sentenced In Becker County Court to Nearly 16 Years In Prison Click to Enlarge

DETROIT LAKES, MN--A West Fargo man who was shot by Becker County Deputies during a chase gets nearly 16 years in prison. Dean Robert Minnerath pleaded guilty in June to 1st degree assault, trying to use deadly force against an officer. Becker County officers spotted Minnerath driving on County Road 5 after having threatened a man at a pub, he led them on a chase to Highway 10 and then exited his car with a loaded gun. The officers fired and hit Minnerath eight times. Minnerath was sentenced Thursday in Becker County District Court to 189 months in prison.

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