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Wahpeton Man Sentenced for Child Pornography

Wylie pleaded guilty to one count of production of child pornography in November 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Wahpeton man is sentenced to 15 years in prison for producing child porn. The U.S. States Attorney’s Office says 28-year-old Justin Wylie appeared before a judge in U.S. District Court in St. Paul. Wylie pleaded guilty to one count of production of child pornography in November 2016. According to court documents, Wylie forced three minors…

Minot Man Sentenced in Horse Dragging, Assault

He has been ordered to complete an anger management class and sobriety program

MINOT, ND — A Minot man has been sentenced to 11 days in jail for dragging a horse behind a trailer and assaulting a man. Cody Sundby, 35, was convicted of aggravated assault and animal cruelty. Authorities say the horse suffered injuries to its mouth, face, neck and sides of its torso. Sundby also hit a man over the head…

Fargo Man Sentenced in Sex Assault Case

A judge gave Adam Anderson six years in prison for the September attack at the Radisson in Fargo

  CASS COUNTY, ND — A Fargo man has been sentenced for sexually assaulting and beating a woman at a hotel last fall. A judge gave Adam Anderson six years in prison for the September attack at the Radisson in Fargo. Anderson had pleaded guilty to gross sexual imposition, aggravated assault and felonious restraint. He’ll be on supervised probation for…

Man Makes Plea Deal in Moorhead Home Invasion

Mudey and three others were arrested after breaking down an apartment door in the 1100 block of Belsly Boulevard

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — A man involved in a home invasion in Moorhead last October has reached a plea deal. Kaahin Mudey, 22, has pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting assault with a dangerous weapon. Other charges including kidnapping were dropped. He’ll be sentenced March 20. Mudey and three others were arrested after breaking down an apartment door in the…

Fargo Man Makes Plea in Criminal Sex Case

The plea deal lead to the cancellation of a jury trial in the case

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — A Fargo man has agreed to a plea deal on criminal sex charges. Christopher Leiva pleaded guilty in Cass County District Court to one count of sexual imposition. A felony charge of child abuse or neglect was dropped. The plea deal lead to the cancellation of a jury trial in the case. Leiva was accused of…

Fargo Man Sentenced in Wife’s Huffing Death

Brent Glarum pleaded guilty to a charge of reckless endangerment

  CASS COUNTY, N.D. — A Fargo man is going to jail for six months for his role in his wife’s huffing death. In a plea deal, Brent Glarum pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment. Charges of negligent homicide and violating an order for protection were dropped. Glarum was accused of providing the cans of compressed air that the couple huffed…

Tuttle Man Sentenced in Sex Exploitation Case with Teen from the Philippines

Calvin Bernhardt has been sentenced to 50 years for his crimes against a 14-year-old girl from the Philippines

BISMARCK, N.D. — A Tuttle, North Dakota man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for enticing a 14 year-old girl from the Philippines to send him sexually explicit pictures over the internet. Calvin Bernhardt, 54, was found guilty after a four-day trial last October in Bismarck. He was convicted of numerous charges including attempted sexual exploitation of a…

UND Police Officer Sentenced in Child Porn Case

Paul Meagher will serve 10 years in prison and 10 years supervised release

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A former UND police officer has been sentenced for possessing child porn. Paul Meagher, 43, will serve 10 years in prison and 10 years of supervised release. During a search of Meagher’s residence in November, 2015, officers found multiple media devices containing more than fifty-thousand images and videos. Meagher was charged with 10 counts of possession…

Former Grand Forks Teacher Admits to Sexual Relationship with Student

James Whalen, 42, will be sentenced on April 24th

A former Grand Forks teacher has admitted to having a sexual relationship with a student. In a plea deal, James Whalen pleaded guilty to sexual assault and two counts of corruption of a minor. A third corruption of a minor charge was dropped. The 42-year-old Whalen will be sentenced on April 24. His plea deal calls for a five year…

Malaterre Sentenced in North Fargo Drive-By Shooting

The shooter, Patrick Watson, was sentenced to five years

A woman charged for her role in a drive-by shooting in north Fargo last April is sentenced. Katie Malaterre pleaded guilty in Cass County District Court to criminal conspiracy. The judge gave Malaterre supervised probation for two years. The shooter, Patrick Watson of West Fargo, was sentenced earlier to five years after pleading guilty to reckless endangerment. The drive-by shooting…