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Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester man has worked out a plea agreement to settle charges stemming from his arrest last September after he was accused of pointing a gun at another motorist while driving drunk.

38-year-old Lucas Weiner was originally charged with two felony counts of terroristic threats but was allowed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of fifth-degree assault and a gross misdemeanor DWI charge. One of the terroristic threats charges was amended to a misdemeanor assault charge and the other was dismissed.

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According to the criminal complaint, an Olmsted County deputy responded to a complaint about an erratic driver who had allegedly pointed a gun at the person who had followed him and reported the dangerous driving to a 911 dispatcher. Based on the description provided by that person, Weiner's vehicle was located and stopped along North Broadway, and a handgun designed to fire only "blanks" was found inside the vehicle.

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The court document says the deputy involved in the traffic stop noticed Weiner was behaving erratically and had watery eyes and slurred speech. It also states that Weiner became uncooperative while he was being transported to jail and made statements threatening the deputy and his family. The complaint says that when the deputy asked if Weiner was threatening him, the man replied, "I make promises."

The plea deal calls for a sentence of two years on probation with no additional jail time. Weiner has also been ordered to pay a $700 fine or perform 70 hours of community work service.

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