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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…

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…