SEXUAL ASSAULT

Three High Risk Sex Offenders On The Move in Fargo

Aaron Bever 1/2 Michael Skeldum Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Geoffrey Miller Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — One high risk sex offender in Fargo is homeless while two others have new addresses. Fargo Police say Aaron Bever has registered as homeless. The 35-year-old was convicted in 2003 in Dunn County, Wisconsin of sexual assault. Bever repeatedly sexually assaulted…

Rape & Abuse Crisis Center Reacts to overturned sexual assault case

A Minnesota Supreme Court reversed a court decision from 2019 rape case

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A recent Minnesota Supreme Court ruling is getting backlash from victims and victim advocates of sexual assault. “The consequence of drinking too much is a hangover. No one should expect to be assaulted because you drank too much,” Support Services Supervisor Tina DeLaCruz said. When news of the the Minnesota Supreme Court overturning a 2019 case…

Jamestown Man Arrested In Alleged Sexual Assault

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A Jamestown man is arrested on suspicion of gross sexual imposition, kidnapping and aggravated assault. Police say 23-year-old Samuel Mittleider is in the Stutsman County Correctional Center while the State’s Attorney reviews the case. The investigation began on Friday with the report of a sexual assault at a home in Jamestown. They say Mittleider was armed with…

JRMC has robust unit of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners

The hospital has eight SANE nurses available 24/7

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — For those who’ve gotten sexually violated, the hours that follow can be some of the most painful of their lives. A team of nurses at Jamestown Regional Medical Center is working to make those moments less traumatic. “After an assault or rape, the first step towards a conviction, you know, before any evidence, testing, charges, before a…

Sexual Assault Charges Dismissed Against Stutsman County Man

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A judge in Stutsman County dismisses gross sexual imposition charges against Michael Hunt-Walters. The 23-year-old man had been accused of sexually assaulting a 7 year-old girl with autism under his care at Anne Carlsen Center. According to court documents, a police officer testified there was no physical evidence of sexual contact. The officer says the alleged victim…

Weinstein Sentenced to 23 Years for Sexual Assaults

He faced a maximum of 29 years in prison.

NEW YORK (AP)–Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault. It’s a sight the Hollywood mogul’s multitude of accusers thought they would never see. Weinstein was convicted last month of raping a woman in a New York City hotel room in 2013 and forcibly performing oral sex on another woman at his apartment in…

Bismarck Man Given 4 Years in Prison for Assaulting Infant

Andrew Glasser entered an Alford plea.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A Bismarck man has been sentenced to four years in prison for sexually assaulting an infant. Thirty-four-year-old Andrew Glasser entered an Alford plea this week to sexual assault. The plea means Glasser does not admit guilt, but agrees there’s enough evidence for a conviction. Prosecutors say the baby had injuries related to sexual assault, rib fractures and leg injuries….

Concordia College Students Talks LGBTQ Issues At Gender Matters Expo

The topics ranged from sexual violence, discrimination and LGBTQ issues.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students and staff packed into Firda Nilsen Lounge to talk about gender issues in the community. The topics ranged from sexual violence, discrimination and LGBTQ issues. “The issues that are very real gender affects our material lives and to help identify and continue to make people’s lives better,” Co-director, Women’s & Gender Studies Karla Knutson said. Allie…

Supreme Court Upholds Lyft Driver’s Assault Conviction

Wickham was sentenced last spring to 20 years in prison.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Supreme Court has rejected an appeal of a former Lyft driver from Mandan convicted of sexually assaulting a customer. Corey Wickham argued that some expert testimony during his trial should not have been admitted. Wickham argued the prosecution should have been required to qualify five witnesses as expert. He says he wouldn’t have been convicted without…