January 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
A New England mother spoke in court of the impact on her family that Russell Lee Pearson, 54, inflicted with his acts of gross sexual imposition on her son, a then-12-year-old who struggles with a brain injury. Continue Reading
October 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
MOTT In a case troubled by flip-flopping pleas, a New England man charged with three felony counts for engaging in sexual acts with a child younger than age 15 entered a final guilty plea on all charges Friday during the third and last day of his trial. Continue Reading
September 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
Two men accused of having sexual contact with children in unrelated cases appeared at the Stark County Courthouse Tuesday for pretrial conferences. Continue Reading
July 24, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
In a turn of events Tuesday, Russell Pearson of New England withdrew his plea at a Hettinger County sentencing hearing for charges of sexual contact with a minor at the Stark County Courthouse in Dickinson. Continue Reading
May 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
A New England man set to go to trial Wednesday for three counts of gross sexual imposition accepted a plea bargain Monday at the Stark County Courthouse, attorneys said. The agreement reduces the charges from Class AA felonies to Class A felonies. Continue Reading
January 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
Judge Zane Anderson is scheduling a Hettinger County molestation case for trial since a plea agreement has not been reached, he said Tuesday during a hearing at the Stark County Courthouse.
December 1, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
MOTT Two Hettinger County men facing unrelated criminal charges for molesting children pleaded not guilty Thursday during their preliminary hearings at the Hettinger County Courthouse.