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Suspect in stabbing over iguana found guilty

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After an hour and a half of deliberation Wednesday, a Douglas County jury found John Leslie Anderson guilty of four counts of felony assault and two counts of misdemeanor assault for an incident involving an iguana.

The charges stem from an altercation on April 11, when Anderson, 49, of Minneapolis, stabbed Wade Burnside, 19, of Alexandria, with a 12-inch kitchen knife after Burnside and two friends tried to take an iguana from the residence where Anderson was staying.

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