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Standoff defendant takes plea agreement

 

November 16, 2018



By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

BESSEMER — An Ironwood Township man who had a standoff with police officers last year pleaded guilty to two felonies in Gogebic County Circuit Court last week.

Leonard John Hellier, 49, pleaded guilty to two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon — or felonious assault — Nov. 6 as part of a plea agreement.

The agreement calls for Hellier’s sentence be limited to probation and the time served since his May 16, 2017, arrest.

Hellier was taken into custody after a standoff at his Vanderhagen Road property, north of Airport Road.

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