August 30, 2014 in Uncategorized
FARGO â A federal judge here has ordered a man convicted of possessing child pornography to pay restitution to a victim depicted in the material.
Itâs the first such order in North Dakota since new guidelines were set earlier this year for deter…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
January 29, 2014 in Uncategorized
Authorities arrested 22 people on drug trafficking charges in Dickinson on Wednesday as a part of Operation Pipe Cleaner.
Fifteen of the 22 are from Dickinson, one is from Glen Ullin and the rest are from outside North Dakota. They range in age fr…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
September 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO North Dakota’s top federal prosecutor says a program to reduce violent crime on American Indian reservations is working and his office will continue to dedicate time and money to the project. Continue Reading
August 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday announced sweeping directives on federal drug prosecutions, but North Dakota’s top lawyer says increased drug use in the western part of the state already has attorneys here following Holder’s philosophy of focusing on big fish, not small offenders. Continue Reading
August 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
North Dakota’s Oil Patch is quickly becoming a battleground for the war on drugs. And it’s not just marijuana, officials say. It’s the hard stuff. Continue Reading
April 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS A new federal law giving tribal courts limited jurisdiction in domestic violence cases involving non-Indians gives new hope to Indian women while safeguarding due process rights of the accused, according to U.S. Attorney Tim Purdon and a leading victims advocate. Continue Reading
September 6, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK Criminal prosecutions have soared on American Indian reservations in the Dakotas in the past year, though tribal officials told federal prosecutors Thursday that more needs to be done to quell crime. Continue Reading
September 4, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO Federal prosecutors have offered to make the Spirit Lake Tribe’s prosecutor a special U.S. attorney and to help the tribe develop a strategic plan to protect children from violence. Continue Reading
June 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
U.S. Attorney for N.D. unveils ‘Anti-Violence Strategy’North Dakota’s U.S. Attorney Timothy Purdon said he wants to improve the safety of the state’s tribal communities by cracking down on the prevalence of violent crime there. Continue Reading
October 1, 2010 in INFORUM
Death penalty case to go to Jordheim
The new U.S. attorney for North Dakota won’t handle the state’s only federal death penalty case.