Man found guilty of assaulting trooper
WALKER, Minn. (AP) — A jury has convicted an Akeley (AY'-klee) man of assaulting a Minnesota state trooper while she was trying to arrest him last October.
Authorities say Trooper Darcy Gagnon (GAG'-nuhn) stopped 26-year-old Elijah Knowles on Highway 34 on suspicion of DWI. As Gagnon tried to handcuff Knowles, he hit her on the head with the trooper's Taser.
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