Unconscious assault trial is reset
March 5, 2021
The trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman who was a guest at his home has been tentatively rescheduled for May, after being delayed because of courtroom shutdowns due to Covid-19 concerns.
Jamin Paul Beardley, 45, of Sawyer, Minnesota faces charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct filed in August of 2020. He also faces charges of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and misdemeanor domestic assault in a separate case dating from November 2019.
When defense attorney Joanna Wiegert asked that the trial be set in the fall of 2021 during a hearing he...