MCKENZIE COUNTY SHERIFF

Former Law Officer Convicted Of Corrupting Teenage Boy

Bryton Dahl served as a Williston police officer and a McKenzie County Sheriff's deputy.

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) – A former northwestern North Dakota law officer accused of having sex with a teenage boy has been convicted of felony corruption or solicitation of a minor. Bryton Dahl served as a Williston police officer and a McKenzie County Sheriff’s deputy. He was charged in August 2017 and convicted at trial last week. Dahl was accused of…

Gov. Burgum, Lt. Gov. Sanford Fighting Subpoena in McKenzie County Sheriff’s Case

Schwartzenberger is pleading not guilty in the case and a trial is set for September

  BISMARCK, ND — Governor Burgum and Lt. Governor Sanford are being subpoenaed in the removal case of the McKenzie County Sheriff who is accused of bullying and misusing a county credit card. An attorney for Sheriff Gary Schwartzenberger says Gov. Burgum’s office intervened improperly in the case by contacting the special prosecutor. But Gov. Burgum and Lt. Gov. Sanford…