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Cole County assessor’s assault charge dismissed

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The Cole County Prosecuting Attorney's Office confirmed Friday that it has dismissed a fourth-degree assault charge filed against Cole County Assessor Chris Estes.

The charge was filed in June 2019 after Estes allegedly punched his neighbor over a property dispute. Estes took that property dispute to court in October.

Estes referred questions from ABC 17 News to his attorney Friday morning.

Estes is currently running for a fourth term as the county's assessor.

Check back for more on this developing story.

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Joe McLean

Joe reports stories all across mid-Missouri, including our WasteBusters series of reports, and co-anchors ABC 17 News at 9 a.m. with Zara Barker.


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