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Felony charge dropped in bicycle case

A felony aggravated assault charge against Patrick Michael King, related to an incident involving an alleged altercation with a bicyclist, has been dropped.

King was found guilty of a lesser charge of property destruction.

The changes to King’s charges are the result of a plea agreement in which the state agreed to dismiss the felony charge and, in exchange, King pled guilty to the misdemeanor.

On February 11, a Crook County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to Beulah for an incident involving a bicyclist and a four wheeler. As the deputy arrived, he was advised by Dispatch that the four...