A Garrison man has been sentenced to time served and three years of probation for punching a Ward County sheriff's deputy in the head.
Forty-four-year-old Archie Hopkins was accused of striking the deputy in March 2017 after the officer had taken off Hopkins' handcuffs.
The Minot Daily News reports Hopkins pleaded guilty Wednesday to felony simple assault on a peace officer. Judge Richard Hagar sentenced him to a year in prison with all of the time suspended except the 81 days he'd already served.
Hopkins also must pay $1,100 in court costs.