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Trial set for Grove City man accused of highway assault

LITCHFIELD, Minn. — An August jury trial was set Friday for a 57-year-old Grove City man charged with chasing and attacking two people on a highway last year.

William Richard Dugan’s trial was set for Aug. 13 and 14 before District Judge Stephanie Beckman in Meeker County District Court.

Dugan faces five felony charges of first- and second-degree assault and first-degree property damage, plus a misdemeanor for property damage. He also is charged with fourth-degree assault of a corrections officer for allegedly spitting on a Meeker County jailer.

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