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Court date reset again in stabbing case

■ Sentencing set for woman

who injured Baxter cop

A 44-year-old Baxter woman charged Jan. 10 with third-degree assault of a Baxter Police officer and obstruction of the legal process with force after resisting arrest and allegedly breaking the officer’s ankle appeared Feb. 13 in Crow Wing District Court for a plea hearing.

At the plea hearing, a sentencing date of April 11 was scheduled for Jennifer Lynn Burnos.

Baxter officers were responding to a welfare check of an intoxicated woman. According to the criminal complaint, Burnos was ignoring the officers commands when they were trying to arrest her. When officers escorted her to a couch to cuff her, she tried to get away and was kicking at officers so they escorted her to the ground. As they were escorting her to the ground, one of the officers believed that his ankle was broken during the struggle.

■ Court date reset again in stabbing case

The 39-year-old St. Paul man accused of stabbing another man in a vehicle on Jan. 27, 2011, in Nisswa, will next appear in court on April 10.

Jon Martin Johnson, charged with felony second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon in Crow Wing County District Court, is accused of stabbing Timothy Porter three times while the two were in a vehicle at the intersection of Highway 371 and Crow Wing County Road 13 in Nisswa.

The judge has continued to reschedule Johnson’s court hearings since Aug. 31, 2011.

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