Osseo man now charged in bar stabbing

JACKSON COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU)-- A man arrested in a fight that ended with another man being stabbed is now charged in Jackson County.

36-year-old Richard West faces two counts including aggravated battery.

According to the criminal complaint, West was at the Whispering Pines Tavern in the Town of Garfield New Year's Day night when he got in a fight with 44-year-old David Peterson.

The complaint says West stabbed Peterson with a pocket knife during the fight. Peterson was treated for a cut to his stomach.


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