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Reservation Suspect Sentenced For Other Incidents

Charboneau was arrested last December following a chase with law officers through three counties.

Dakota CharboneauFARGO, N.D. (AP) – A man accused of helping kill a woman on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation has been sentenced for unrelated gun assault and shooting incidents. The U.S. attorney’s office says 24-year-old Dakota Charboneau will spend 60 years in federal prison for assaulting two men with the butt of a gun in October 2017, and for shooting…

Assaults And Shooting Result In 60 Year Prison Sentence For Accused Murderer

Dakota Charboneau was found guilty in June of assaulting two men on the Spirit Lake Reservation

FARGO, N.D. — A Fort Totten man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for assaulting two men and shooting his ex-girlfriend. At a combined change of plea and sentencing hearing in Fargo, 24-year-old Dakota Charboneau plead guilty to the shooting last November. His former girlfriend lost her eye as a result of the shooting. Charboneau was found guilty in…

Federal Charges Handed Out for Two Murder Cases on Spirit Lake Reservation

The murders of Amanda Engst and Carla Yellowbird happened within ten months of each other

SPIRIT LAKE RESERVATION, N.D. — Over the course of ten months, two women were murdered on the Spirit Lake Reservation. Since crimes on reservations fall under federal jurisdiction, U.S. Attorney Christopher Myers formally filed charges against those allegedly involved in the murders. “A great deal of time and effort is put forth everyday by agents and prosecutors to ensure that those…