Perham man sentenced for sucker punch that broke man’s jaw in Detroit Lakes
JaQuinn Charles David Henderson, 21, of Perham was sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony third-degree assault.
According to court records, on Sept. 26 he was involved in an altercation at the Northside Bar in Detroit Lakes. He and another man exchanged words, which escalated to pushing and to punches being thrown as the two left the bar. Their fight outside was broken up by another bar patron.
After that, the two were standing about 20 feet away from each other and Henderson ran over and punched the other man in the face when he wasn’t looking, according to bar video footage. The man required surgery for a broken jaw.
Henderson appeared in court Jan. 15 before District Judge Jay Carlson, who stayed imposition of sentence and placed him on supervised probation for five years.
He was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine and $1,165 in court fees, with restitution reserved, and to serve 33 days in jail, with credit for 33 days served.
He was ordered to get a chemical dependency evaluation and follow the recommendations, including aftercare.