Prison Time Imposed in Baxter Domestic Related Assault

A 39 year old Baxter man has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for breaking into his estranged wife’s garage and assaulting a man with her. District Court Judge Thomas Murphy sentenced Patrick Allen Frink as part of a plea agreement. Frink pleaded guilty to Willful Injury Causing Injury, while two other charges of Trespass Causing Injury or Damage and 2nd Degree Criminal Trespass were dismissed. Around 2:15 in the morning July 31st…authorities say Frink’s estranged wife and a Slater man were in her locked unattached garage in the 400-block of South Polk Street in Baxter. Frink broke through the locked door and assaulted the man. The victim’s injuries were not listed on the criminal complaint against Frink.