SEX ABUSE

Former Fargo Priest’s Arraignment on Child Sex Abuse Charges Delayed

He fled to the Philippines around Christmas of 1998

  FARGO, ND — An arraignment for a former Fargo priest who has been extradited from the Philippines to stand trial on child sexual abuse charges has been delayed. Fernando Sayasaya was set to appear in Cass County District Court today but the hearing was moved at the last minute to Tuesday. Sayasaya was removed from the Fargo Diocese in…

Standing Rock Tribal Chairman Found Guilty of Child Sex Abuse

He was found guilty of four counts of sexual abuse, but found not guilty of physically assaulting the girl

  BISMARCK, N.D. — A Standing Rock Sioux Tribal leader has been found guilty of sexual abuse of a child. Authorities say 54-year-old Robert Fool Bear, who is the Cannon ball District Chairman, repeatedly raped a young girl throughout a four-year time period. He was found guilty of four counts of sexual abuse, but found not guilty of physically assaulting…

Standing Rock Tribal Leader Makes Plea on Child Sex Assault Charges

He's accused of repeatedly raping and physically assaulting a girl over the course of five years

  BISMARCK, N.D. — A Standing Rock Sioux tribal leader is on trial on child sex abuse charges. Cannon Ball District Chairman Robert Fool Bear, Sr., 54, has pleaded not guilty in federal court in Bismarck. He’s accused of repeatedly raping and physically assaulting a girl over the course of five years. Fool Bear claims the girl made up the…