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Man arrested on domestic abuse-related charges

August 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man faces one count of domestic abuse for violating a no-contact order, one count of domestic assault and one count of contempt of court due to willful disobedience to a court mandate. 

Earnest Lee Anderson, 40, …continue reading on dglobe.com

Cannon Ball man pleads guilty to assault

August 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A Cannon Ball man pleaded guilty Thursday to assault with a dangerous weapon.
Dustin Lester, 40, was charged after assaulting a woman Dec. 27 by kicking her with his shoes, causing injury. He will be sentenced Oct. 31. He faces a maximu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Windom man facing attempted murder charges

June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

WINDOM — A Windom man has been charged with second-degree attempted murder, second-degree assault and terroristic threats, third-degree assault of an unborn child and an additional misdemeanor assault charge after allegedly threatening a pregnant w…continue reading on dglobe.com

Assault charges, possibly more pending for woman who set home on fire

June 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Richardton woman is facing charges of aggravated assault after she allegedly set fire to her home following a dispute with her boyfriend.

Authorities said April Lopez, 32, used gasoline as an accelerant to start a fire shortly after midnight Sat…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

No trial for comedian that elbowed North Dakota woman

June 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK — Stand-up comedian Kevin Meaney, who was arrested at a New York City airport and charged with assault for elbowing a woman in the chest, will not be prosecuted, the Queens District Attorney’s Office said on Wednesday.
Meaney, 58, was a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

SD panel recommends broadening domestic abuse laws

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota legislative panel has endorsed a proposal that would expand the state’s domestic abuse laws to cover dating couples who don’t live together.

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday also approved some other measur…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Two N.D. men charged from Thanksgiving stabbing

December 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

Two North Dakota men who allegedly assaulted a man on Thanksgiving Day in Jamestown have been charged with aggravated assault and conspiracy to commit aggravated assault.
Ernest Castillo, 35, 734 11th St. NE No. 5, Jamestown, and Shawn Laber, 26, Mo…continue reading on jamestownsun.com

Two N.D. men charged from Thanksgiving stabbing

December 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

Two North Dakota men who allegedly assaulted a man on Thanksgiving Day in Jamestown have been charged with aggravated assault and conspiracy to commit aggravated assault.
Ernest Castillo, 35, 734 11th St. NE No. 5, Jamestown, and Shawn Laber, 26, Mo…continue reading on jamestownsun.com

Abuse victim finds help at safehouse, tells story

November 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

EDITOR’S NOTE: As part of her contribution to Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, Lori, 50, a domestic violence survivor, agreed to tell The Daily Republic her story. After months of counseling she now sees herself as an advocate for the …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Safehouse’s clientele growing

November 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

October was designated as Domestic Violence Awareness month, but for the staff at the Mitchell Area Safehouse, domestic violence is a year-round experience.

“We’re doing the best we can to provide shelter and services,” shelter administrato…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com