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Rancher murder trial begins: Detective say Stensaker might have had company in Williston man’s killing

December 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINOT — The lead detective on the case of the murdered Williston rancher said on Wednesday it’s possible more than one person was present at the time of the shooting.
During her testimony on the first day of trial for a man charged with 58-year-…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Man arrested, held on $1M bond in Bismarck’s first homicide of year

December 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A district judge ordered drifter Mark Anthony Butts held on $1 million bond after he was was charged Thursday with felony murder.
It was the first homicide of the year in Bismarck, said police.
Butts was arrested early Thursday morning…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wait continues for NDSU student’s final autopsy report

November 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s been seven weeks since police found the body of college student Thomas Bearson, and investigators here are still waiting to receive the final results of his autopsy and toxicology test.
Lt. Tory Jacobson said Wednesday tha…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

California man charged with murder in Williston

October 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — A California man has been charged with the murder of another man outside the entrance to a downtown strip club in August, according to court documents.
Kyle Siler, 29, a former bouncer at Whispers strip club, was charged Tuesday with C…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Police seek man spotted at site where body was found

October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD — Police here are looking to identify a man who was spotted Tuesday night looking around Larry’s RV Sales, the business where the body of North Dakota State University student Thomas Bearson was found Sept. 23.
Moorhead police were sent…continue reading on dglobe.com

Police seek man spotted at site where body was found

October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD — Police here are looking to identify a man who was spotted Tuesday night looking around Larry’s RV Sales, the business where the body of North Dakota State University student Thomas Bearson was found Sept. 23.
Moorhead police were sent…continue reading on dglobe.com

Illegal weapons trial pushed back for ND man questioned in murder

September 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Trial for a Watford City man who faces federal charges for illegal weapons possession and has been questioned in an alleged murder-for-hire in Washington state has been postponed until November because of his attorney’s health.
James …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Suspect in man camp stabbing goes on trial in Grand Forks

July 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — A Grand Forks jury heard opening statements and the first batch of witnesses Tuesday in the murder trial of Ryan Neil Anderson.
The Iron River, Mich., man stands accused of stabbing his longtime friend and co-worker Christopher King …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Suspect in man camp stabbing goes on trial in Grand Forks

July 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — A Grand Forks jury heard opening statements and the first batch of witnesses Tuesday in the murder trial of Ryan Neil Anderson.
The Iron River, Mich., man stands accused of stabbing his longtime friend and co-worker Christopher King …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Man accused of killing nephew returns to Minn.

February 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Michael Alan Burris, who is accused of killing his nephew over a drug debt, has been returned to Otter Tail County to face murder charges.
The 65-year-old was returned to Minnesota on a governor’s warrant and recently made …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com