Suspect involved with Rochester use-of-force incident pleads not guilty, May trial scheduled

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(ABC 6 News) – A suspect involved in a Rochester use-of-deadly-force incident in December pleaded not guilty in Olmsted County Court Tuesday.

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Jesse James Johnson, 38, faces charges from a June 2022 incident including 2nd-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, 3rd-degree assault with inflicting substantial bodily harm, and possession of ammunition or any firearm while prohibited after being convicted of a crime of violence.

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Johnson was arrested in Worth County, Iowa, after an alleged car chase, and was later extradited to Olmsted County.

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His pretrial in Olmsted County has been scheduled for May 1, with a jury trial beginning May 15.