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Dallas man charged in assault cast

DALLAS — Michael Roger Pope, 41, has been indicted on two counts of fourth-degree assault, one felony and one misdemeanor, and one charge of harassment in an incident involving his wife, Chelsea Pope, the executive director of the Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce.

December 23, 2013

DALLAS — Michael Roger Pope, 41, has been indicted on two counts of fourth-degree assault, one felony and one misdemeanor, and one charge of harassment in an incident involving his wife, Chelsea Pope, the executive director of the Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce.

A Polk County grand jury issued the charges Dec. 18, said Polk County District Attorney Aaron Felton.

Pope, a Dallas resident who goes by Roger, was arraigned in Polk County Circuit Court on Thursday.

Pope was arrested Dec. 9 and originally charged with one count of felony fourth-degree assault following an incident that occurred Dec. 6, according to Dallas police reports.

Pope is scheduled for a pretrial conference in Polk County Circuit Court on Tuesday morning.

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