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Utah "Mountain Man" to Take Federal Plea Deal

THE UTAH 'MOUNTAIN MAN' -- ACCUSED OF BURGLARIZING REMOTE CABINS, ACROSS THE STATE -- IS NOW SCHEDULED TO TAKE A PLEA DEAL, ON FEDERAL FIREARM CHARGES.

COURT RECORDS SHOW, 46-YEAR-OLD TROY KNAPP WILL APPEAR -- IN A ST. GEORGE FEDERAL COURT -- NEXT MONTH. TERMS OF THE AGREEMENT HAVE NOT BEEN DISCLOSED.

KNAPP IS ACCUSED OF SHOOTING AT A UTAH HIGHWAY PATROL HELICOPTER -- AND AIMING AN ASSAULT RIFLE AT OTHER OFFICERS -- BEFORE SURRENDERING, A YEAR AGO.

HE'S ALSO CHARGED WITH 39 BURGLARY-RELATED CRIMES, IN SIX UTAH COUNTIES.

 

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