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Friday, December 16, 2011

Muscatine man sentenced for going armed with intent and aggravated assault

Today (December 16, 2011) in Muscatine County District Court Scott Thomas BARBERICH, of Muscatine, was sentenced for Going Armed with Intent, a class "D" felony, and Aggravated Assault, an aggravated misdemeanor.

Investigation by the Muscatine Police Department showed that the defendant was involved in an altercation with another motorist while driving on U.S. Highway 61.  BARBERICH fired a shot from a handgun, striking the other vehicle one time.

BARBERICH received a suspended prison sentence for the felony offense and was ordered to serve 180 days in the Muscatine County Jail for the misdemeanor offense.