REV. ROBERT WAPENSKI

Minnesota Man Sentenced For Attacking North Dakota Priest Over A Woman

Chad Legare attacked the Rev. Robert Wapenski in Anamoose in January 2018

ANAMOOSE, ND —¬†An Alexandria man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for attacking a priest in an apparent dispute over a woman in north central North Dakota. Authorities say 43-year-old Chad Legare attacked the Rev. Robert Wapenski at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Anamoose in January 2018. Wapenski was beaten and had computer speaker wire wrapped around…

Judge Reduces Bond For Man Who Attacked Priest Over Alleged Sexual Assault

Chad Legare's Attorney Asked For $100,000 Bond, Judge Declined His Request

TOWNER, N.D. — A judge has reduced bond for a Minnesota man charged with attacking a priest in North Dakota, though not as much as the suspect wanted. The judge lowered bond for 42-year-old Chad Legare from $250,000 to $200,000. Legare’s attorney had requested $100,000, but the judge declined to go that far citing the severity of the charges against…