Judge John Thelen

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…