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Barnesville woman charged with spray-painting Jesus statue in Fargo

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO (KVRR) – A Barnesville, Minn. woman is accused of vandalizing a statue of Jesus outside St. Mary’s Cathedral in downtown Fargo. The Fargo City Prosecutor’s Office says 28-year-old Blair Whitten has been charged with one count of misdemeanor criminal mischief. Whitten was arrested and…

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…

Former Fargo Area Priest Arrested in Philippines

Fernando Laude Sayasaya is charged in Cass County District Court for making sexual advances on two underage brothers from 1995 to 1998.

MANILA, Philippines – A Philippine official says the government is preparing to extradite a Filipino Catholic priest who is facing charges of sexually molesting two boys in two North Dakota churches in the 1990s. Philippine Chief State Counsel Ricardo Paras says Fernando Laude Sayasaya was arrested over the weekend in Calamba City south of Manila and would be flown back…