Gross misdemeanor charges filed

Morrison County Attorney Brian Middendorf and his staff have filed gross misdemeanor complaints against the following people:

• David Theodore Szczodroski, 50, Little Falls — In connection with an March 11 incident, Szczodroski has been charged with one count of driving after cancellation and one count of open bottle.

• Roger Bleichner, 34, Hillman — In connection with a Sept. 20, 2013 incident, Bleichner has been charged with one count of fifth degree assault.

• Russell Warren Powell, 43, Swanville — In connection with a March 29 incident, Powell has been charged with one count of domestic assault and one count of interference with an emergency telephone call.

• William Lewis Jones, 42, Bemidji — In connection with a March 29 incident, Jones has been charged with one count of driving after cancellation.

• Richard Thomas McCaughtry Jr., 33, Grey Eagle — In connection with a March 28 incident, McCaughtry has been charged with one count of driving after cancellation.

• Geoffrey Christian Rykken, 53, Roseau  In connection with a March 28 incident, Rykken has been charged with two counts of DWI.

If found guilty, those charged face a maximum penalty of one year in jail and/or a $3,000 fine.

The court will set their appearance dates.

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