Goar sentenced for aggravated assault

A 21-year-old Minot man will spend about 18 months in prison for trying to strangle his girlfriend on April 4.

Trenton Kelly Goar pleaded guilty to one count of Class C felony aggravated assault, court records show.

Goar was sentenced to three years in prison, with a requirement that he serve 18 months. He received credit for 108 days already served in jail. Goar was also ordered to complete a domestic violence offenders course and to have no contact with the victims in the case. He must also pay $700 in court costs. The sentence is concurrent with one in another case.

– Andrea Johnson