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Man in threesome stabbing sentenced
FARGO -- A 33-year-old man accused of stabbing another man while they were both having sex with a woman has pleaded guilty to reduced charges. Ashley Hunter, 33, was sentenced last month in Cass County District Court to two years of supervised probation and time served after he entered...
June 6, 2013 - 12:00am
February 13, 2013
Quarrel over threesome prompts stabbing
FARGO -- A stabbing reported by a naked man who called 911 from an alley in north Fargo early Friday was a case of a ménage a trois gone wrong, police allege in court records. Ashley Hunter, 33, was charged Monday in Cass County District Court with a single count of aggravated assault...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
May 24, 2012
New England man enters guilty plea to sex crimes
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. Russell Pearson, 54, pleaded guilty...
May 24, 2012 - 12:00am
March 21, 2012
High risk sex offender moves to Dickinson
Clint Elliot Latray, a high-risk sex offender, is residing on West Villard in Dickinson, according to the Dickinson Police Department. The 47-year-old...
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
October 5, 2011
Search for escaped offender focuses on ND field
TOWER CITY(AP) -- Authorities searching for a convicted sex offender who escaped from a private transport company's van have surrounded a corn field in southeast North Dakota. The Highway Patrol says 29-year-old Joseph Megna was spotted entering the field northwest of Tower City...
October 5, 2011 - 12:18pm
October 6, 2010
Registered sex offender takes plea agreement
A lifetime registered sex offender pleaded guilty to exploiting a vulnerable adult after accepting a plea agreement that includes $60,000 restitution,...
October 6, 2010 - 12:00am
August 18, 2010
No plea deal for sex offender
No plea agreement was reached for a Bismarck man charged with gross sexual imposition, during his pretrial conference at the Stark County Courthouse...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
Teenage pregnancy decreases in Stark County
While the number of teenage births in Stark County has been slightly decreasing since 2002 and North Dakota has one of the lowest teenage pregnancy rates in the country, state health professionals say the topic remains a major concern, with gaps in the present sexual education curriculum. "Just...
April 18, 2010 - 12:00am
August 19, 2009
High-risk sex offender moves to area
Randy Duane Svihl, 58, who is registered as a high-risk sex offender has moved northeast of Dickinson, according to the Stark County Sheriff's Department. Svihl was released from the South Dakota State Penitentiary on Thursday and is residing at 3130 108th Ave. S.W. He is 5-feet-8-inches...
August 19, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Same-sex rights could be expanded in Wash. state
Adrienne Purcella's life has changed a lot in the past year: She got a job as a police officer and officially entered a domestic partnership with Libby Cope. The Seattle couple joined other gay and lesbian couples Wednesday as lawmakers announced a move they hope leads to another...
January 29, 2009 - 4:10am
January 16, 2009
Sex offender moves to Dickinson
Dustin Miles Besler, 27, who is a high risk registered sex offender, recently moved to Dickinson. Investigator Amanda McNamee from the Dickinson Police Department said Besler is residing at 124 Fourth Ave. E.
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Happy '09 from a futuristic view
Every year the Futurist magazine compiles the forecasts and predictions of assorted visionaries and is now out with its "Outlook for 2009 and Beyond." Contemplating our immediate future would seem to be a dispiriting and joyless task -- look what it's done to Al Gore -- but these...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
July 25, 2008
Convicted sex offender moves to Dickinson
DICKINSON - Department is informing the public that a high-risk sex offender moved to town at the end of June. Nathan Levi Mathews, 25, is currently residing at 537 Second Ave. East. He is described as being a white male, 6-foot-8 inches tall, weighing 260 pounds with brown hair...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am
May 1, 2008
Authorities attempt to engage public on sex offender issues
DICKINSON - Local law enforcement officials hosted a meeting Wednesday to address issues related to sex offenders, but with just two people from the general public in attendance, questions were scarce and concerns were few. "I really anticipated a larger crowd with the feedback...
May 1, 2008 - 12:00am
April 26, 2008
Police department plans meeting to tackle topic of sex offenders
DICKINSON - A public meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday to quash rumors, dispel myths and address concerns about sex offender registration, community notification and related issues, said Dickinson Police Chief Chuck Rummel. "I understand the public's being very leery about...
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am