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Belgrade man facing assault with a weapon charges

Ralph Dennis
Posted at 12:33 PM, Jan 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-01 14:33:25-05

BOZEMAN — A Belgrade man is facing charges after firing his pistol into the ground in an attempt to apprehend a man that his wife suspected of trespassing.

According to court documents, 54-year-old Ralph Dennis caught up to the man -- who is identified only as J.P -- at the intersection of Jackrabbit Lane and Frank Road in Belgrade.

Dennis has no criminal record. He's being charged with assault with a weapon and is due back in court on Jan. 22.