Trial For Fort Dodge Man Pushed Back To February

The trial for a Fort Dodge man accused of an early morning robbery in September outside a nightclub in Carroll has been pushed back to next month. Carroll County District Court show that 19 year old Tyraius Percel McElroy is charged with first-degree robbery and first-degree theft. Police say Mcelroy assaulted a victim and took their wallet. When McElroy tried to flee the scene in a vehicle, the victim  was dragged briefly while hanging out the window before letting go. The trial was originally slated to begin Nov. 14 but has been pushed back to Tuesday, Feb. 18 to allow time for additional discovery. A pretrial conference regarding the matter is set for Feb. 10. If found guilty, McElroy faces a maximum prison sentence of 35 years.

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