ronald wootan

Murder Defendant Now Facing Weapons Charge

The 50-year-old Wootan was charged this week with the weapons felony.

Ronald WootanROLLA, N.D.–A man awaiting trial for murder in Rolette County is now facing an additional charge of possessing a weapon in a correctional facility. According to a criminal complaint, Sheriff Nathan Gustafson says Ronald Wootan was found with “a weapon assembled out of a razor blade and other parts” while he was in the Rolette County Jail. The 50-year-old…

Suspect In Standoff Now Charged With Murder

Forty-nine-year-old Ronald Wootan was charged with murder Wednesday in the shooting death Tuesday of James Pochant

Ronald WootanROLETTE, N.D. – A Rolette man charged with attempted murder after shooting at police during an 8-hour standoff in the town is now accused of killing another man before the standoff. Forty-nine-year-old Ronald Wootan was charged with murder Wednesday in the shooting death Tuesday of James Pochant. Wootan’s bond was set at $1 million. Wootan also faces felony charges…