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Sex offender accused of touching woman in gym

March 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON – A high-risk sex offender from Georgia is awaiting trial here for allegations that he touched a woman inappropriately at a Williston gym.

Leonard Barton Higdon Jr., 42, is charged with gross sexual imposition, a Class A felony, and felo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota’s sex offender policy faces decisions

November 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Dru Sjodin’s kidnapping from a Grand Forks, N.D., shopping mall 10 years ago this week began a discussion about what Minnesota should do with sex offenders, a discussion nearing a time for decisions.
The question is whether those deci…continue reading on dglobe.com

Sex offender releases suspended

November 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota sex offenders who remain locked up after their prison terms end are supposed to have a chance to go free, but Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday snuffed out that hope until he and legislators can agree on a new process.

He said p…continue reading on dglobe.com

Sex offender releases suspended

November 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota sex offenders who remain locked up after their prison terms end are supposed to have a chance to go free, but Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday snuffed out that hope until he and legislators can agree on a new process.

He said p…continue reading on dglobe.com

Brown Co. prosecutor wants fairgrounds banned to sex offenders

June 19, 2013 in The Daily Republic

State’s Attorney Larry Lovrien says many of the events at the fair are geared toward children, and that many volunteers and vendors who work at the fair are sex offenders.
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Dickinson man gets 25 years for sexual exploitation of minors

April 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK James O. Thompson, 41, of Dickinson, was sentenced Monday to 25 years in federal prison to be followed by lifetime supervised probation after pleading guilty Jan. 10 to sexual exploitation of minors, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of North Dakota. Continue Reading

Sex offender releases sought

March 11, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Federal judge demands changes to Minn. system, says it’s too restrictiveST. PAUL Many Minnesotans may be perfectly happy to see sex offenders tossed behind bars, with jailers throwing away the keys. Continue Reading

SD, tribe team up on sex offender registry

August 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) The state of South Dakota and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe are teaming up to improve the state’s sex offender registry.
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Police seek sex offender who contacted 14-year-old in Mitchell

July 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

A bench warrant has been issued for a man convicted of illegal sexual contact in Mitchell who allegedly violated his probation while under supervision in Texas. Continue Reading

Judge rejects plea agreement for alleged sex offender

July 10, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A judge rejected a plea agreement that would have sentenced a Dickinson man accused of having sexual contact with a minor to one year in jail during a hearing at the Stark County Courthouse on Tuesday. Continue Reading