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New Town man pleads guilty to assault

Daniel Chase, 32, New Town, pleaded guilty to a charge of assault resulting in serious bodily injury for a June 2010 incident near Lake Sakakawea, according to a U.S. Department of Justice press release issued Wednesday.

Chase and the victim got into an argument. Chase assaulted the victim, using his fists and hands. The victim suffered multiple injuries, including a broken tooth, facial contusions and bruising, and internal abdominal injuries which required surgery, according to the release.

The charge of assault carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Sentencing is Nov. 19.