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SD man gets 40 years for raping child during video chat: Bullis eligible for parole in 2033

March 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MITCHELL, S.D. — A Mitchell man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for raping a young child while video chatting online.
Joshua Bullis, 31, appeared in court Friday at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell. Judge Tim Bjorkman s…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

SD man gets 40 years for raping child during video chat: Bullis eligible for parole in 2033

March 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MITCHELL, S.D. — A Mitchell man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for raping a young child while video chatting online.
Joshua Bullis, 31, appeared in court Friday at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell. Judge Tim Bjorkman s…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Two Harbors abuse case questions offender rights versus public safety

November 15, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

A Two Harbors woman threatened to stand outside of the home of a juvenile registered sex offender on Halloween to warn trick-or-treaters after what she says is a failure of the criminal justice system to protect the community. Continue Reading

Man sentenced to nearly 6 years for sexual abuse

July 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A North Dakota man has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for having sex with a woman who was sleeping. Continue Reading

Jury finds Grand Forks man guilty of sexual abuse

April 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS A jury on Friday found Justin Yarbro guilty of sexually abusing his stepdaughter when she was 6 and 7. Continue Reading

Colorado man suing Bismarck Diocese comes forward

January 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

A Colorado man suing the Catholic Diocese of Bismarck for negligence over sexual abuse by a priest who has said he suffered in the 1970s has lifted his anonymity. Continue Reading

The ‘Perversion Files’: Documents show locals helped in Boy Scouts cover up

October 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

PORTLAND, Ore. Again and again, decade after decade, an array of authorities police chiefs, prosecutors, pastors and local Boy Scout leaders among them quietly shielded scoutmasters and others accused of molesting children, a newly opened trove of confidential papers shows. Continue Reading

Boy Scouts’ “perversion files” made public

October 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Documents show officials helped cover up abuse. Continue Reading

SD court upholds dismissal of school abuse lawsuit

September 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) The South Dakota Supreme Court ruled Thursday that nearly 20 former students who allege they were sexually abused decades ago at an American Indian boarding school cannot continue their lawsuits against the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls and the religious organizations that ran the school.
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Prisoner released 7 years early after Beadle Co. paperwork snafu

July 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

HURON (AP) Officials say a paperwork error allowed a prisoner to walk free from the South Dakota penitentiary seven years ahead of his scheduled release.
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