A plea deal was reached Tuesday in a case involving a violent assault that occurred March 20, 2016 in the Town of Willing. In Allegany County court, Rickie A. Moultrup, 38, of Phillips Hill Road in Alma pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault. He had faced charges of felony assault and criminal mischief. Prosecutors said Moultrup struck a man in the face with a hammer, then damaged a vehicle.
Judge Thomas Brown sentenced Moultrup to one year of intermittent weekends in the Allegany County Jail.