The fourth defendant in the group home assault last December is set to stand trial as an adult.
The trial of 17 year old Ricky Leland Wirz of Brainerd has been moved from juvenile to adult court. Two of the other defendants have already been sentenced.
Wirz is accused of four counts of assault on a staff member of the TNT Group Home. The staff member sustained serious bodily injuries. Wirz appeared in Itasca County district Court on Thursday. At the hearing, the court set bail at $100,000 without conditions, $50,000 with conditions. Wirz next court appearance is April 6th at 10am.