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Dent man sent to prison for felony domestic assault

Gerald Dwaine Engler, 34, of Dent, has been sentenced to prison following a conviction of felony domestic assault.

Engler was sentenced in Otter Tail County District Court on Oct. 18 to serve 13 months in the Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud. Credit for time served is eight days. A fine of $660 will come from prison earnings.

According to court records, on April 12 Engler intentionally caused fear and attempted to inflict bodily harm on another person.

At the time of the incident, which occurred at 390th Street in Dent, he was on probation with Kandiyohi County for a separate incident of felony domestic assault.

Tom Hintgen, Otter Tail County Correspondent