A jury found Jace Prelip, a former Grand Forks police officer, not guilty Wednesday of felony terrorizing, but guilty of a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct for holding a gun to a man’s head last year at a party after hours of drinking.RELATED CONTENT
The defense lawyer for a former Grand Forks police officer on trial for allegedly terrorizing a man by holding a gun to the man’s head said Tuesday that even the victim thought it was only a joke.RELATED CONTENT
An Emerado, N.D., couple has been charged with child neglect or abuse after sheriff’s officials say they found unsanitary and hazardous living conditions inside their home.
A Belcourt, N.D., man has been charged in tribal court in connection with the Nov. 27 death of Joel Sherman, 29, at the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation.RELATED CONTENT
Joseph Morsette was sworn in Monday as chief judge for the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe near Devils Lake. Morsette, 46, just left his job Friday at UND directing the Native Americans Into Law program, recruiting Indian students to the state’s only law school.RELATED CONTENT
A man is in custody in Belcourt, N.D., in connection with a suspicious death there last week and has been charged in tribal court, according to federal officials.RELATED CONTENT
The cornucopia of farm crops’ largesse is not as full this Thanksgiving as it was a year ago, according to a report today from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on prices received by farmers this month.
Geoffrey Biteman, 18, pleaded guilty Monday to stealing of an airplane in Roseau, Minn., as part of a plea deal, said county prosecutor Michael Grover. During a hearing Monday in state district court in Roseau, Biteman and a judge agreed to the deal, which includes 60 days in jail and 60 days on electronic home monitoring.RELATED CONTENT
In a case that has some expressing grudging admiration for the moxie of an admitted thief, an 18-year-old man is in jail in Roseau, Minn., charged with stealing an airplane for regular joy rides around the region, apparently learning to fly mostly by the seat of his pants.RELATED CONTENT
State Judicial Referee David Vigeland set bond of $500,000 cash or surety for Joe Saucedo, the Georgia man who made his first court appearance Thursday in Grand Forks on charges he murdered Ruben Cisneros Jr. with a knife early Sunday.RELATED CONTENT
Delmore holds 8 vote lead over Dietrich
The Grand Forks County canvassing board tallied up the vote in the District 43 House race Monday, adding one vote to the margin incumbent Democratic-NPLer Lois Delmore holds over Republican challenger Don Dietrich for the second seat.