SPIRIT LAKE INDIAN RESERVATION

North Dakota reservation orders masks after COVID-19 spike

FARGO, N.D. (AP)–Tribal leaders on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation in northeastern North Dakota are requiring residents to wear masks to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. It’s a rare move in a state where face coverings have not been mandated despite a steady increase in overall cases. The reservation is located primarily in Benson County, which according to…

Reservation Suspect Sentenced For Other Incidents

Charboneau was arrested last December following a chase with law officers through three counties.

Dakota CharboneauFARGO, N.D. (AP) – A man accused of helping kill a woman on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation has been sentenced for unrelated gun assault and shooting incidents. The U.S. attorney’s office says 24-year-old Dakota Charboneau will spend 60 years in federal prison for assaulting two men with the butt of a gun in October 2017, and for shooting…

Indicted Former BIA Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Giving False Information

LaRon Greywater was indicted last week by a grand jury in Grand Forks

FORT TOTTEN, N.D. — A former BIA officer has pleaded not guilty to providing false information about a crash involving her police vehicle. LaRon Greywater was indicted last week by a grand jury in Grand Forks on three counts of making a false statement to a federal agency. Greywater is accused of running a stop sign on the Spirit Lake…