Spirit Lake Reservation

Sex Offender Fails To Register In Grand Forks

Police say Charles Lambert III is known to have ties to Grand Forks and the Spirit Lake Reservation

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police in Grand Forks are asking for the public’s help in locating Charles Lambert III. They say the 39-year-old has failed to register as a sex offender. Lambert was convicted of sexual abuse in U.S. Federal Court in 2006 and his risk level is moderate. Police say Lambert is known to have ties to Grand Forks…

Assaults And Shooting Result In 60 Year Prison Sentence For Accused Murderer

Dakota Charboneau was found guilty in June of assaulting two men on the Spirit Lake Reservation

FARGO, N.D. — A Fort Totten man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for assaulting two men and shooting his ex-girlfriend. At a combined change of plea and sentencing hearing in Fargo, 24-year-old Dakota Charboneau plead guilty to the shooting last November. His former girlfriend lost her eye as a result of the shooting. Charboneau was found guilty in…

Federal Charges Handed Out for Two Murder Cases on Spirit Lake Reservation

The murders of Amanda Engst and Carla Yellowbird happened within ten months of each other

SPIRIT LAKE RESERVATION, N.D. — Over the course of ten months, two women were murdered on the Spirit Lake Reservation. Since crimes on reservations fall under federal jurisdiction, U.S. Attorney Christopher Myers formally filed charges against those allegedly involved in the murders. “A great deal of time and effort is put forth everyday by agents and prosecutors to ensure that those…