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Prison: Chacano sentenced to 20 additional years for gun in courtroom

March 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A judge on Thursday added 20 years to the sentence of a man convicted of attempted murder for brandishing a gun after his conviction was announced in a western North Dakota courtroom. Continue Reading

Guilty: Jury delivers verdict in Hettinger attempted murder case

February 9, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A man accused of brandishing a gun in a North Dakota courtroom was convicted Thursday of two counts of attempted murder involving the prosecutor and sheriff, but was acquitted on 12 other counts related to jurors.
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Jurors in Chacano case recess

February 8, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO (AP) A man accused of brandishing a gun in a western North Dakota courtroom and unsuccessfully trying to kill jurors, a sheriff and a prosecutor told a jury Wednesday he forgot the weapon was in his pants and he panicked after he was found guilty of child molestation. Continue Reading

SD witnesses describe gun-in-courtroom scene

February 7, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Witnesses in the trial of a man accused of pulling a gun in a western North Dakota courtroom testified Tuesday about a chaotic scene with people screaming and taking cover while the defendant unsuccessfully pulled the trigger several times.
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Chacano, man allegedly tried to shoot up courtroom, pleads not guilty

August 25, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

HETTINGER Vicente Erasno Chacano calmly pleaded not guilty to 14 counts of attempted murder during a preliminary hearing at the Adams County Courthouse on Thursday afternoon.
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Man pulls gun after verdict

February 4, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

HETTINGER Vicente Chacano was taken to the Adams County jail after allegedly pulling a gun and attempting to fire at a prosecuting attorney during his trial at the courthouse in Hettinger Friday. Continue Reading&