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Spirit Lake Man Pleads Guilty to Assault of a Child

Hill admitted to assaulting a baby by hitting the baby with his fists and shoving the child into walls.

FARGO, N.D.–A Spirit Lake man pleaded guilty to an indictment charging him with assault resulting in serious bodily injury on Tuesday. 22-year-old Jonathan James Hill admitted to assaulting a baby by hitting the baby with his fists and shoving the child into walls. Hill is an enrolled member of the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe and the Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux Tribe….

Wisconsin Man Tied To Moorhead Overdose Death Found Guilty

Jovan Harris of Milwaukee was convicted of six counts of possessing and distributing drugs

FARGO, N.D. — A federal jury in Fargo has found a Wisconsin man guilty of several drug crimes tied to numerous overdoses. 28-year-old Jovan Harris of Milwaukee was convicted of six counts of possessing and distributing drugs. The trial lasted six days. Harris was linked to heroin that caused one overdose death in Moorhead and two nonfatal overdoses in Fargo…

Suspect’s Trial in Greywind Case Delayed

The trial for William Hoehn has been moved from March to May 15

  CASS COUNTY, N.D. — There is another delay in the Savanna Greywind murder case. The trial for William Hoehn has been moved from March to May 15. Attorneys on both sides say they are still waiting for information to prepare their cases. Hoehn and his girlfriend, Brooke Crews, are accused of kidnapping their neighbor Savanna and taking her baby…

Fargo Man Accused of Sending Death Threats to Heitkamp Learns His Fate

56–year–old Kevin Olson has been found guilty of threatening interstate communications

FARGO, ND — The Fargo man accused of sending death threat emails to Senator Heidi Heitkamp has been found guilty. 56–year–old Kevin Olson has been found guilty of threatening interstate communications. Prosecutors say Olson sent an email to Senator Heitkamp on December 22, 2016 saying, in part, “I should find you and shoot you in your red head.” Court records…

Greywind Murder, Kidnapping Suspect Says Very Little in Change of Plea Hearing

On August 19th, the Greywind family's future changed forever and until now, they didn't have answers as to what happened to Savanna

FARGO, ND — Brooke Crews, one of the two people charged in the kidnapping and conspiracy to commit the murder of Savanna Greywind, has changed her plea to guilty. On August 19th, the Greywind family’s future changed forever and until now, they didn’t have answers as to what happened to Savanna. “Your honor on August 19th, 2017 the defendant lured…

Suspect in Greywind Murder Case Changes Plea

Her charges include conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit kidnapping, and giving false information to law enforcement

FARGO, ND — Brooke Crews, one of the two people accused in the kidnapping and conspiracy to commit murder of Savanna Greywind, has changed her plea to guilty. Tears filled the eyes of Savanna’s parents, family members and friends as one of the suspects in her case gave them some answers on what happened to Savanna. They filed in to…

Breckenridge Man Found Guilty of Attempted Murder

A sentencing date has not been set

  CASS COUNTY, ND — The Breckenridge man, who was arrested at a West Fargo Motel in March of 2016, has been found guilty. Jan Wangstad, 39, has been found guilty of attempted murder for an armed standoff at the Rodeway Inn. Wangstad was staying at the West Fargo motel when authorities were called because witnesses say he was acting…

Angus, Minnesota Man Sentenced in Drug Murder Case

He was charged in the March 2016 shooting death over drugs of 24-year-old Austin Forsman

1/2 Krystal Feist Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Modesto Torrez Show Caption Hide Caption GRAND FORKS, ND — The head of a meth trafficking ring, convicted to ordering a hit on a Grand Forks man who was later murdered, will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Modesto Torrez of Angus, Minnesota was convicted in federal court in October…

More Suspects Make Pleas in Jamaican Lottery Scam

Six of them have pleaded guilty to conspiracy in the past four months

  BISMARCK, ND — Four more suspects either pleaded guilty or agreed to do so this month in a large-scale Jamaican lottery scam. That leaves 5 of the 15 defendants still scheduled for trial in January. Thirteen others have been arrested and brought to the U.S. to face charges. Six of them have pleaded guilty to conspiracy in the past…

ND Tax Commissioner Gets Suspended Jail Sentence for DUI

His blood-alcohol level was .20, more than twice the legal limit for driving

MANDAN, ND — North Dakota’s Tax Commissioner has pleaded guilty to drunk driving. Ryan Rauschenberger was arrested late last month by the North Dakota Highway Patrol in Mandan. His blood-alcohol level was .20, more than twice the legal limit for driving. Under a plea agreement, Rauschenberger was given a suspended jail sentence and put on probation for one year. During…