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Beulah man gets 10 years for shooting death: Borner pleads guilty to terrorizing, reckless endangerment charges

October 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A Mercer County man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in a 2012 shooting in Beulah that left one man dead and one man injured.
Cody Borner, 27, pleaded guilty to three Class C felony charges Tuesday in South Central …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Beulah man gets 10 years for shooting death: Borner pleads guilty to terrorizing, reckless endangerment charges

October 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A Mercer County man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in a 2012 shooting in Beulah that left one man dead and one man injured.
Cody Borner, 27, pleaded guilty to three Class C felony charges Tuesday in South Central …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.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

Arrest warrants issued for two men in Grand Forks murder case

June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Arrest warrants have been issued for two men wanted in the killing of a 24-year-old Grand Forks man at an apartment complex.
Delvin Lamont “Squeaky” Shaw, 29, is suspected of having murdered Jose Luis Alphonso “Joeluis” Lopez…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Rodriguez should be spared of death, lawyers say: Effect of mental disability ruling is uncertain

May 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Alfonso Rodriguez once boasted of reading hundreds of books, but dropped out of school at the age of 18 without graduating.
The man convicted of the 2003 kidnapping and murder of Dru Sjodin is mentally retarded, according to his lawyers, a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Prosecutors won’t ask for death penalty in Montana teacher murder case

May 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Prosecutors say they will not pursue the death penalty against a Colorado man suspected of killing a teacher in Montana.

The Great Fall Tribune reports that Richland County Attorney Mike Weber has given up on capital punishment for 25-year-old Mic…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

What the Smith case taught us: Firearms instructors address issues raised by murder case

May 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — When Jere Hilland teaches you how to defend yourself, he always preaches using “reasonable force.”
“In other words, if someone punches you in the nose, you can punch them in the nose,” said Hilland, who has taught firearms classes …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Defense requests mistrial for second day in a row

April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

LITTLE FALLS — Judge Douglas Anderson denied Byron Smith’s defense attorney’s request for a mistrial in the murder case for the second time Wednesday. 

Defense counsel Adam Johnson addressed the court during a morning break following te…continue reading on dglobe.com