An Austin man who allegedly stabbed another man several times early on the morning of July 3rd at a residence on the 200 block of 1st St. SE, and who was later arrested at his girlfriend’s residence when the Mower County Special Incident Response Team executed a search warrant on the residence has pleaded not guilty to three different felony charges in Mower County District Court.
40-year old Clifton Dale Robinson pleaded not guilty to felony charges of second-degree attempted murder, with intent, not premeditated, first-degree assault, great bodily harm, and being a violent felon in possession of a firearm. Robinson is also currently awaiting dispositions in Mower County District Court on charges of drug possession, being a violent felon in possession of a firearm, being a violent felon in possession of firearm ammunition and financial transaction card fraud.
In addition, Robinson also pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of transaction card fraud, use without consent, two counts of gross misdemeanor financial transaction card fraud, use without consent, felonies for being violent felon in possession of a firearm and for being a violent felon in possession of firearm ammunition, a felony for fifth-degree drug possession, a petty misdemeanor for possession of a small amount of marijuana, and a petty misdemeanor for possession of drug paraphernalia. Those charges stemmed from two separate cases.
A pre-trial hearing for Robinson has been scheduled for October 16th in Mower County District Court. He is currently being held on $500,000 bail.