McDermott Trial delayed until May


January 9th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The trial for an Atlantic man facing a felony charge of Willful Injury Causing Bodily Injury, and a Serious Misdemeanor charge of Domestic Abuse Assault Causing Bodily Injury, has been delayed until May. According to online court records, Judge Jeffrey Larson, on Monday, granted a request by attorneys in the case of 45-year old Rex Dean McDermott to delay his trial until 9:30-a.m. May 29th.

His pre-trial conference is set to take place earlier that same month.His trial was originally set to take place January 8th in Cass County District Court. McDermott entered a written plea on Monday, of Not Guilty to the charges, and is currently free on bond.

McDermott had been arrested in Oct. 2012, following an incident which allegedly occurred at R&B Feeds in Atlantic.