From left, defense attorney Roger Smith, Jr. and client Timothy D. Tutterrow, 48, Monday after Wake Superior Court Judge Donald Stephens accepted Tutterrow's guilty plea to charges of assault with a deadly weapon in the October, 2013 State Fair incident with The Vortex ride. Tutterrow was the operator of The Vortex ride when it malfunctioned injuring five people. Tutterrow's sentencing for his guilty plea is held for 90 days and Tutterrow has agreed to testify in the state's case against his employer - ride owner Joshua G. Macaroni, who is also charged with assault with a deadly weapon.
From left, defense attorney Roger Smith, Jr. and client Timothy D. Tutterrow, 48, Monday after Wake Superior Court Judge Donald Stephens accepted Tutterrow's guilty plea to charges of assault with a deadly weapon in the October, 2013 State Fair incident with The Vortex ride. Tutterrow was the operator of The Vortex ride when it malfunctioned injuring five people. Tutterrow's sentencing for his guilty plea is held for 90 days and Tutterrow has agreed to testify in the state's case against his employer - ride owner Joshua G. Macaroni, who is also charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
From left, defense attorney Roger Smith, Jr. and client Timothy D. Tutterrow, 48, Monday after Wake Superior Court Judge Donald Stephens accepted Tutterrow's guilty plea to charges of assault with a deadly weapon in the October, 2013 State Fair incident with The Vortex ride. Tutterrow was the operator of The Vortex ride when it malfunctioned injuring five people. Tutterrow's sentencing for his guilty plea is held for 90 days and Tutterrow has agreed to testify in the state's case against his employer - ride owner Joshua G. Macaroni, who is also charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

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