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Judge orders Staples man to prison, $12 million restitution for Minneapolis arson

Bryce WilliamsMINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) – A Staples, Minn. man was sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for his role in the arsons at the Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct building. Twenty-six-year-old Bryce Williams was indicted by a federal grand jury in August.  The fire was started on May 28, during the riots immediately following the death of George Floyd. Federal…

Detroit Lakes man sentenced to 11 years in prison for distributing meth on White Earth Reservation

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.–A Detroit Lakes man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Thirty-eight-year-old Eric Ryan Bergstrom pleaded guilty in December 2019 and was sentenced in St. Paul on Tuesday. Court documents say law enforcement learned of Bergstrom’s intent to deliver meth to the White Earth Reservation and installed a tracking device…

Man Sentenced to 28 Years in Prison for Producing, Distributing Child Porn

FBI agents seized a large volume of electronic evidence from Campbell's home.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–A Minnesota man has been sentenced to 28 years in federal prison for producing and distributing child pornography. Thirty-seven-year-old Nicholas Campbell, of Otsego, was also given 25 years of supervised released during sentencing last week in federal court in St. Paul. Prosecutors say FBI agents seized a large volume of electronic evidence from Campbell’s home showing that he…

Hoehn To Be Sentenced October 29 On Guilty Pleas In Greywind Case

The Fargo man pleaded guilty earlier this year to kidnapping-conspiracy and providing false information to police in the August, 2017 death of Savanna Greywind.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – William Hoehn will be sentenced Monday, October, 29th. The Fargo man pleaded guilty earlier this year to kidnapping-conspiracy and providing false information to police in the August, 2017 death of Savanna Greywind. He could face up to 20-years in prison on the kidnapping plea and lesser sentence on the lying plea. Prosecutors have yet to say…

Ohio Man Accused of Sexual Abuse of Minot 8-Year-Old Sentenced

He pleaded guilty in March to gross sexual imposition

MINOT, ND — An Ohio man who fled to Thailand after he was accused of sexually abusing an 8-year-old boy in Minot has been sentenced. Mark Rogers, 65, was sentenced to 12 years in prison. Rogers had to be extradited to the United States from Thailand after he was charged in 2014. He pleaded guilty in March to gross sexual…

Fargo Man Sentenced in Mapleton Gas Station Sex Assault Case

Ali was convicted on five felony counts, including gross sexual imposition

  CASS COUNTY, ND — The Fargo man who sexually assaulted an employee of a Mapleton gas station has been sentenced. Abdulrahman Ali, 37, has been sentenced to 26 years in prison. Ali was convicted on five felony counts, including gross sexual imposition. Authorities say Ali entered Gordy’s Travel Plaza in Mapleton, attacked the woman employee by punching and kicking…

Minnesota Man Arrested for 28th DWI

An off-duty deputy saw Bettcher drinking at the VFW before getting into his car

NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. — The man with the record for the most DWI convictions in Minnesota has been arrested again. It is the 28th DWI arrest for 64-year-old Danny Bettcher of rural New York Mills. An off-duty deputy saw Bettcher drinking at the VFW before getting into his car. Another officer followed Bettcher on Highway 10 where he was…

Former Moorhead Man Accused of Torturing, Killing Cats Makes Plea

Greer entered the plea to a charge of mistreatment and torture of animals

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A former Moorhead man accused of torturing and killing three cats at an apartment in January has entered an Alford plea. That means Jalen Greer isn’t admitting guilt, but says if he went to trial, he would lose. Greer entered the plea to a charge of mistreatment and torture of animals. Two other charges against him were…

South Dakota Woman Sentenced for Assaulting a Baby

Charlee Spotted Tail, 22, will spend four months in jail for hitting a six-month-old baby twice in the head

  SIOUX FALLS, SD — A Parmelee, South Dakota woman is sentenced after being found guilty of assaulting a baby. Charlee Spotted Tail, 22, will spend four months in jail for hitting a six-month-old baby twice in the head. Prosecutors say Spotted Tail started a fight with a woman holding the baby in a store parking lot and tried to…