Former Jasper County deputy Milton Ganz, charged with assault on a law enforcement officer and unlawful use of a weapon, may be ready to change his plea, according to an entry on the Jssper County Circuit Court section of case.net.
A 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 14, hearing, described as "pre-trial motions and/or change of plea," is scheduled for Ganz.
Ganz was arrested Aug. 15 following a confrontation with Joplin police officers at his home. Ganz' wife called police saying her husband had a gun and was talking about committing suicide. When the police arrived, Ganz aimed the weapon at them before being shot.