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Man jailed for Rothsay assault

A man who previously made terroristic threats at a motel in Rothsay was sentenced in Otter Tail County District Court on March 8.

Christian Duarte-Lopes, 20, of Indianapolis was staying at the motel while working as a member of a tower construction crew.

According to court documents, he got into a fight with a fellow worker at the Comfort Zone Motel in Rothsay on Oct. 23, 2012.

Duarte-Lopes was sentenced to 30 days in the Otter Tail County Jail. He was also fined $500 and placed on probation for four years, in conjunction with authorities in Indiana.

Tom Hintgen, Otter Tail County Correspondent