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Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

WHITE LAKE — A White Lake man is accused of threatening two women with a pistol.

Zane Wiggers, 27, is charged with aggravated assault, which carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine.

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Wiggers was allegedly arguing with his girlfriend and her sister Friday when his girlfriend picked up a bat. According to court documents, the girlfriend threatened Wiggers with the bat, threatened to cut his dog’s throat and threw kitchen utensils at Wiggers.

Documents state Wiggers retrieved a pistol to defend himself.

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