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Man gets assault charge


A man confronted by a Sunbanks Resort employee for driving too fast in the resort was finally charged with fourth-degree assault after an ensuing argument.

Robert G. Capshaw, 34, was charged after he allegedly pushed groundskeeper Joe Sanders over some rocks and later hit him with his jacket, which had a tool in the pocket.

Sanders was not injured.

When Sanders asked Capshaw why he was driving so fast in the resort grounds, Capshaw, a police report stated, shoved Sanders with both hands and he fell over some rocks into a flower bed.

When Capshaw swung his jacket at Sanders, the “gerber,” a multi-tool device that was in one of the pockets, hit him in the head, the report states.

Capshaw told officer Sean Cook, who responded to the incident, that he was there to get some cigarettes out of his wife’s car.

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