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Woman enters plea in assault case


October 11, 2017

A Harlem woman who assaulted a man while in Havre in January agreed to a plea deal Friday and is scheduled to be sentenced in District Court in Havre Nov. 20 at 2 p.m.

Amber (Black Lance) Lawrence, born in 1985, pleaded no contest to a felony count of assault with a weapon.

In a no contest plea, the defendant does not admit guilt but agrees the prosecution has enough evidence to convince a jury to find them guilty. Courts treat a no contest plea the same as a guilty plea as far as sentencing.

Lawrence was initially charged with two counts of assault with a weapon, partner or family mem...

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