- Associated Press - Sunday, September 7, 2014

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) - A 26-year-old Rochester woman accused of using her crutches in a domestic assault has been sentenced to more than 2 years in prison.

The Post-Bulletin of Rochester reports (https://bit.ly/1CGrGgw ) Kathlyn Kara Beaugard has been sentenced in Olmsted County to 26 months in prison, with credit for 58 days served.

Beaugard had pleaded guilty Aug. 5 to felony fifth-degree assault.

According to the police report, Beaugard and a 30-year-old male were arguing when she allegedly swung her aluminum crutches at him, breaking a bone in his hand.

A review of Beaugard’s criminal history reflects multiple convictions for assault, including one in 2013, two in 2009 and one in 2007.


Information from: Post-Bulletin, https://www.postbulletin.com

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