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Man Charged in Death of Fargo Hair Stylist Pleads Not Guilty

Further court action has been scheduled for January.

WEST FARGO, N.D.– A West Fargo man charged in the death of a well-known Fargo hair stylist has pleaded not guilty to felony and misdemeanor charges related to the incident. Thirty-four-year-old Daniel Dalpozzo was driving when he slammed into a parked pickup in June 2018. The passenger, 38-year-old Johnny Grey, died at the scene. Dalpozzo admitted to drinking before the…

Man Charged in Mandan Killings Challenges Search Warrants

Isaak is arguing that authorities did not properly obtain warrants for his property.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A man accused of killing four people at a North Dakota property management company is challenging search warrants and seeking a change of venue. Chad Isaak has pleaded not guilty to four counts of murder in the April 1 shooting and stabbing deaths at RJR Maintenance and Management in Mandan. Isaak, a chiropractor who lived in a mobile home…

Fargo Man Pleads Not Guilty to Killing Girlfriend

The 44-year-old Davis is charged with murder, endangering by fire or explosion and arson.

FARGO, N.D.–A Fargo man accused of killing his girlfriend and setting his apartment on fire has pleaded not guilty to charges. Authorities say 52-year-old Denise Marie Anderson died of traumatic injuries before the fire at Sheldon Davis’ apartment in August. The 44-year-old Davis is charged with murder, endangering by fire or explosion and arson and entered his pleas Wednesday in…

Otter Tail County Man Found Not Guilty Of Assaulting Baby

Adam Sundby Was Accused of shaking a 13-month-old baby, causing a brain hemorrhage

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Otter Tail County Attorney Michelle Eldien says she’s devastated by the “not guilty” verdicts handed down by a jury in the trial of Adam Sundby. The 31-year-old Sundby was charged with first-degree assault and malicious punishment of a child. He was accused of shaking a 13-month-old baby, causing a brain hemorrhage. At one time, the baby…

West Fargo Mother Accused of Drowning Newborn Pleads Not Guilty

Ginny Lubitz entered pleas of not guilty to murder and attempted murder

FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo woman accused of drowning her newborn child has pleaded not guilty. During a Cass County District Court hearing, 36-year-old Ginny Lubitz entered pleas of not guilty to murder and attempted murder. Court documents say Lubitz placed her newborn child face down in about an inch of water in her bathtub to cause his death…

New Court Date Set for Former Priest Fernando Sayasaya

Sayasaya is accused of molesting two brothers between 1995 and 1998

  FARGO, N.D. —¬†Fernando Sayasaya, the former Fargo Catholic priest accused of molesting two underage boys, made his second appearance in court this morning. During a hearing in Cass County court in Fargo, Sayasaya’s attorney asked for more time. The judge agreed and set his next court date for May 17. Sayasaya pleaded not guilty in February to charges of…

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…

Former New York Mills Teacher, Accused of Sexual Relationship with a Student, Found Not Guilty

His defense attorney says Koll is an innocent man and that he was wrongly accused

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A former New York Mills teacher, who was accused of having a sexual relationship with a student, has been found not guilty. Kris Koll, 38, was acquitted of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. He was accused of engaging in a sexual relationship with a student while teaching in New York Mills. His defense attorney says Koll…

West Fargo Grandmother Pleading Not Guilty in Runaway Teen Case

After missing for nearly 24 hours, Hansen turned herself and Ditch into the authorities, where she was arrested

WEST FARGO, ND — The West Fargo grandmother, who was arrested over a runaway teen case, says she’s not guilty. Authorities say 53-year-old Margaret Hansen is facing charges of giving false information to police, hindering an investigation and harboring a runaway. They say Hansen misled investigators after 13-year-old Carlyse Ditch was reported missing and was last seen with Hansen’s 16-year-old…

Sen. Heitkamp Introduces “Savanna’s Act” for Protection of Native American Women

She was the pregnant Fargo woman who was killed and whose baby was taken

FARGO, ND — Federal legislation aimed at protecting Native American women and girls from violence, abduction and human trafficking is named for Savanna Greywind. She was the pregnant Fargo woman who was killed and whose baby was taken. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp introduced Savanna’s Act in Washington, D.C. The legislation would improve tribal access to certain federal crime information databases. Heitkamp…