Attorney Asks Judge To Release Shooting Threat Suspect To Mental Health Treatment Center

44-year-old Joshua Mjoness of Christine, North Dakota Was Arrested In Yellowstone With A Handgun And 50 Rounds of Ammo

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Attorneys for a Christine, North Dakota man accused of threatening to shoot people at an office in Idaho wants him released to a mental-health treatment center. A public defender for 44-year-old Joshua Mjoness told a judge in Wyoming that defense attorneys might seek inpatient treatment. The judge didn’t make any rulings. Federal investigators say Mjoness threatened to…

North Dakota Man Arrested in Yellowstone After Threatening to Shoot 20 People

He is jailed on charges of illegal gun possession and making threats.

CHEYENNE, Wyo.–A Christine, North Dakota man was arrested in Yellowstone National Park after threatening to shoot as many as 20 people in Idaho. Park rangers arrested 44–year–old Joshua Mjoness on September 18. He had a handgun and 50 rounds of ammunition. Authorities say Mjoness threatened to kill the “entire office” in Boise if his wife didn’t identify a man he…