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Stateline man denies knocking down elderly neighbor in dispute

A 50-year-old Stateline man pleaded not guilty Monday to allegations that he knocked down and injured his 79-year-old neighbor, telling deputies he believed the alleged victim was a teenage burglar. District Judge Michael Gibbons set an Aug. 27 trial date for Jeffrey Dale Spencer after the defendant’s attorney, William Routsis, said the trial could last two weeks over allegations he said were “highly contested.” Spencer pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of abuse of an elderly person and two gross misdemeanor charges of abuse of an elderly person. In the felony, Spencer is accused of “striking, hitting, pushing, shoving, …

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