Hinchley pleads guilty to violating restraining order
Published 8:01 am Monday, March 26, 2018
Roger Allen Hinchley, 43, pleaded guilty to felony violating a domestic assault no contact order as part of a plea agreement on Friday in Mower County District Court.
A second charge of felony violating a domestic assault no contact order and a misdemeanor theft charge were dismissed.
On Jan. 13, an officer was dispatched to Hy-Vee on a shoplifting report. Surveillance video showed Hinchley and a woman who filed the order against him leaving the store. A warrant was then issued for Hinchley’s arrest.
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Hinchley was arrested during a traffic stop on Jan. 23 in the 200 block of First Street Northeast.
The officer saw Hinchley was driving the car and stopped him because he had an arrest warrant. The woman who filed the order against him was in the car with him.
A review of Hinchley’s criminal history shows prior convictions for disorderly conduct, theft and violating a domestic abuse no contact order from the same woman.
He is also scheduled to appear in court on March 29 on charges of felony fifth-degree assault, felony fifth-degree drug possession and felony violating a domestic abuse no contact order.
He will be sentenced on Aug. 9.