Fort Dodge Man Tackled After Becoming Violent in Courtroom

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FORT DODGE, Iowa  --  A Fort Dodge man had to be tackled by deputies at the Webster County Courthouse after allegedly becoming violent in a courtroom.

A judge had just granted a woman's request for a permanent protective order against Gary Spencer when he allegedly began yelling profanities and flailing his arms in the courtroom.

A Webster County Sheriff's deputy had to tackle Spencer to get him under control.

Spencer is now charged with interference with official acts and disorderly conduct.

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