CHILD SEX ABUSE

Child Sex Abuse Charges Against Two Men On Red Lake Reservation

RED LAKE, Minn. — Two Red Lake, Minnesota men face federal charges in separate child sexual abuse cases on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. 38-year-old Keith Ehrich and 24-year-old Kory Lussier made their initial appearances Friday in U.S. District Court. Ehrich faces two counts for the alleged sexual abuse of a minor between August 2017 and October 2020. Lussier is…

Belcourt Man Gets Life For Sexual Abuse Of Two Children

Both were under the age of 12

FARGO, N.D. — A Belcourt, North Dakota man is sentenced to life in prison for child sex abuse. 51-year-old Myron Azure plead guilty in February to two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. Between October 2014 and January 2017, Azure abused one of the two victims on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation. While that investigation was pending, between…

Grand Forks Man Given 40 Years for Child Sex Abuse

The abuse took place from February until July 2018.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A Grand Forks man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl. Judge John Thelen went along with the state’s sentencing recommendation for Jeffrey Krogstad, citing concerns that the 53-year-old sex offender would reoffend if given the opportunity. Jurors found Krogstad guilty of gross sexual imposition after a three-day trial in April…

Sisseton Man Pleads Not Guilty To Sex Abuse of A Child

Joel Max is charged with three counts of sexual abuse and one count of aggravated abuse of a child

SISSETON, S.D.– A Sisseton man has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing a child younger than 12. 29 year old Joel Max is charged with three counts of sexual abuse and one count of aggravated abuse of a child. Court records say the charges accuse Max of abusing of a child between September 2016 and June 2018 in Roberts County. Each…

Child Sex Abuse Trial Ends With Plea Deal Agreement

Thomas Iacono Entered An Alford Plea

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A trial is called off after the defendant reaches a plea deal in a child sex abuse case in Fergus Falls. A jury was ready to hear the case of 59-year-old Thomas Iacono. But the Rothsay man entered an Alford plea, not admitting guilt but acknowledging that the prosecution had enough evidence to convict him. Prosecutors…

Williston Physical Education Teacher Arrested Again On Sex Abuse Charges

Bond Set at $70,000 For Everest Moore

WILLISTON, N.D. — A Williston physical education teacher accused of child sex abuse is facing more charges. Everest Moore was arrested again last week on two more charges of gross sexual imposition. His bond was set at $70,000. The 28-year-old teacher was first arrested last month on three counts of gross sexual imposition stemming from incidents allegedly involving sexual misconduct…

Teacher Accused Of Child Sex Abuse With Three Girls Under 15

Everest Moore Charged With Gross Sexual Imposition

WILLISTON, N.D. — Bond has been set at $50,000 for a Williston teacher accused of child sex abuse. 28-year-old Everest Moore was placed on administrative leave last month by St. Joseph’s Catholic School due to alleged employee misconduct. Moore was arrested Friday on charges of gross sexual imposition. He is accused of sexual misconduct with three girls under the age…