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Aberdeen Businessman Facing 20 Years in Prison for Possession of Meth

The business has since changed its name to Aberdeen Retail

ABERDEEN, S.D. — Sentencing has been set for an Aberdeen businessman who admitted to keeping meth in the basement of his pawn shop. Silas Wilson, 51, pleaded guilty last week to possessing meth and ingesting the drug. The charge stems from a police raid of Aberdeen Pawn in which authorities say they found meth worth nearly $33,000 on the streets….

Fort Totten Man Sentenced in Police Chase, Shooting Case

A trooper tried to pull TwoHearts over on I-29 on February 2, 2017

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The man who shot at officers during a chase that started near Grand Forks last February is headed to prison. Daniel TwoHearts, 24, of Fort Totten, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison on drug trafficking and firearms charges. A trooper tried to pull TwoHearts over on I-29 on February 2, 2017. His vehicle was…

Former Moorhead Man Accused of Torturing Cats Suspected of Looking for New Pets

Jalen Greer now lives in the Rapid City area

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Police in South Dakota are investigating whether a former Moorhead man accused of torturing and killing cats has been attempting to adopt more pets. Jalen Greer now lives in the Rapid City area. A Craigslist ad there warns that Greer tried to adopt a pet from the Sturgis/Meade County Animal Shelter. He was sentenced to two…

North Dakota Man Accused of Killing Mother Requesting Accommodations Before Trial

Vick is already serving a 20 year sentence for the attempted murder of his brother's fiancé

BISMARCK, ND — The attorney for a North Dakota man accused of killing his mother is asking the court for special accommodations before his trial. Christopher Vick is asking the court to provide him a chair wide enough to sit down in during his January 16th trial and that he wants frequent breaks to accommodate his back pain. Vick is…

Man Sentenced in Killing of Bismarck Woman

Prosecutors say that Brickle-Hicks' lack of remorse and violent behavior called for the maximum sentence

BISMARCK, ND — A man convicted of killing a woman behind a Bismarck store has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. A jury in September found 35-year-old Morris Brickle-Hicks guilty of beating 40-year-old Misty Coffelt and leaving her to die behind Runnings in April 2016. Prosecutors say that Brickle-Hicks’ lack of remorse and violent behavior called for the…

Deputy U.S. Marshal Caught Spying on Women in Dressing Rooms is Appealing His Sentence

He is currently serving a seven year sentence for child pornography

BISMARK, ND — A former deputy U.S. marshal, who was caught spying on women in Bismarck store dressing rooms, is appealing his sentence. 30–year–old Michael Rivera was sentenced to three years in prison after being convicted of intrusion and attempting to create sexually expressive images. He is currently serving a seven year sentence for child pornography. His attorney argues only…

Former Moorhead Man Sentenced in Cat Killing Case

He will not be allowed to own any animals during that time

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A former Moorhead man has been sentenced for torturing and killing three cats in January. Jalen Greer of Rapid City was ordered to serve 60 days in jail and two years of supervised probation. He will not be allowed to own any animals during that time. Greer entered an Alford plea in September to one count of…

Fargo Man Sentenced in Minnesota Welfare Scam

Shelby pleaded guilty to the allegations in September

RAMSEY COUNTY, Minn. — A Fargo man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for scamming Minnesota welfare programs. Elfonzo Shelby, 47, was sentenced in Ramsey County District Court for using fake identities to swindle more than $300,000 in general assistance and food stamp benefits. Shelby pleaded guilty to the allegations in September. He used information he collected on…

Belcourt Man Sentenced in Grand Forks Stabbing of Man, Pregnant Woman

Jordan Parisien, 29, pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted murder and one count of burglary

  GRAND FORKS, ND — A Belcourt man is headed behind bars for eight years for stabbing two people, one of whom was a pregnant woman in Grand Forks. Jordan Parisien, 29, pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted murder and one count of burglary. The judge sentenced Parisien to 20 years in prison with 12 years suspended. In early…

Jamestown Man, who Hid Cell Phone of Child Pornography, Sentenced

McManus was arrested after his wife found a cell phone hidden behind the refrigerator with the images

JAMESTOWN, ND — A Jamestown man has also been sentenced on child pornography charges. Alexander McManus, 56, is sentenced to 22 years in prison after pleading guilty to receiving child pornography materials and being in possession of them. McManus was arrested after his wife found a cell phone hidden behind the refrigerator with the images. Categories: Crime, Local News, News…