U student pleads guilty in April hockey riot

by Branden Peterson

nother University student pleaded guilty to felony charges stemming from last April’s hockey riot. On Aug. 11 in Hennepin County court, David C. Hanson, 20, admitted to shattering the windows of and flipping over a 1992 Honda Accord near 16th Avenue Southeast during the April 12 riot. Hanson was ordered to pay $3,600 in damages, sentenced to 15 days of work-squad duty, and will be on probation for a year and a half. Six people have been charged with riot-related felonies, and four have claimed responsibility for property damage.