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Minnesota doctor sentenced for threatening neighbor, throwing toys at cops

Sean Timothy O'Grady

WILLMAR – A Willmar physician was sentenced this week after pleading guilty to a charge of disorderly conduct in connection with an incident last fall when he repeatedly threatened a neighbor and threw toys at police officers.

Sean Timothy O’Grady, 53, initially faced three charges, including obstructing the legal process and assault in the fifth degree. Those charges were dismissed and O’Grady pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct.

O’Grady was ordered to serve four days in jail but was given credit for four days already served. O’Grady was placed on probation for one year and a $290 fine was also imposed.

The charges stem from a Nov. 30 incident when the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office received a call that O’Grady was screaming obscenities toward man’s house in Willmar.

Deputies were called out to the property a second time that day because O’Grady had gone out on the frozen lake and was again yelling threats toward the other person’s house while acting aggressively, according to the complaint.

While officers were attempting to arrest him, O’Grady allegedly threw toys at them. Deputies stunned O’Grady two times with a Taser before they could put handcuffs on him.

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