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June 20, 2014
Sander to use alibi defense
Defense attorneys for Thomas Sander will use an alibi defense, citing testimony from three people, in his upcoming trial on felony charges of arson and endangering by fire. In depositions held June 5 and 6, Trinity High School board member Rich Holgaard, religion teacher Robert...
June 20, 2014 - 4:19pm
June 12, 2014
Sander defense: Student gave THS fire details
A student interviewed in the Trinity High School fire investigation knew accurate, non-public details about how the fire was started, the combination...
June 12, 2014 - 11:03pm
May 30, 2014
Sander moves to suppress ‘coerced’ confession: Defense: Former THS principal allegedly pressured into confessing to starting fire
Thomas Sander’s lawyers have requested the court suppress a confession he made in interrogation, saying investigators allegedly coerced the former Trinity High School principal and violated his rights. In an 18-page brief filed this month, attorneys Lloyd Suhr and Jackson Lofgren...
May 30, 2014 - 10:48pm
May 6, 2014
Sander trial rescheduled for July 23
The felony jury trial for for Trinity High School’s former principal has been rescheduled for July 23. Thomas Sander, who is charged with arson and endangerment, is set to have a pre-trial conference July 1 at the Stark County Courthouse. The trial was originally set for...
May 6, 2014 - 5:13pm
May 1, 2014
Sander defense attorneys files for depositions
Former Trinity High School principal Tom Sander’s defense team Wednesday filed the individuals it will depose in preparation for trial. Sander, 30, is charged with starting a fire at the school in early March. He has pleaded not guilty to both charges, B felonies arson and endangering...
May 1, 2014 - 11:48pm
April 25, 2014
Sander trial pushed back
The trial for Tom Sander, the former principal of Trinity High School who’s charged with setting it on fire in early March, has been pushed back. A new date hasn’t been listed on the court docket but the June 24 pretrial conference and July 16 trial have been canceled. Sander’s...
April 25, 2014 - 6:13pm
April 23, 2014
Sander trial set for July 16
Former Trinity High School Principal Tom Sander, charged with starting a fire in the school last month, is scheduled to go to trial July 16. Sander waived his right to a preliminary hearing Monday and pleaded not guilty, and the trial date was added to the court calendar shortly...
April 23, 2014 - 4:31pm
April 21, 2014
Sander pleads not guilty
Trinity High School’s former principal, charged with starting a devastating fire in the school last month, pleaded not guilty Monday and waived...
April 21, 2014 - 5:35pm
April 9, 2014
Work toward the future: Trinity formulating plans for school, students to be back in building by fall
Life at Trinity High School will begin returning to normal as early as May. Dickinson Catholic Schools administrators are moving ahead with...
April 9, 2014 - 11:41pm
April 7, 2014
Investigators turn to Sander’s phones
Investigators are looking to Thomas Sander’s phones in making their case that he started the Trinity High School fire last month. Dickinson Police Det. Jeremy Moser believes evidence is contained in “voicemails, text messages, contact lists, phone numbers and all other electronically...
April 7, 2014 - 6:09pm
April 6, 2014
Band-Aid for Titans: Dickinson comes out to support Trinity High after devastating fire
Supporters of Trinity High School were ready to have fun for a good cause Saturday. Less than two hours in, people filled the rooms at the Astoria...
April 6, 2014 - 10:13am
March 21, 2014
Former Trinity principal arrested charged with arson in school fire out on bail
The former Trinity High School principal charged with felony arson in connection to the fire that destroyed parts of the school earlier this...
March 21, 2014 - 2:37pm
March 11, 2014
Shift to recovery mode: Administrators, companies plan THS fire cleanup
With its students back in class, the response to the Trinity High School fire shifted into recovery mode this week. ServiceMaster Recovery Management,...
March 11, 2014 - 11:35pm
March 8, 2014
Who is former principal Thomas Sander? Mixed feelings expressed about man who allegedly set fire to THS building
Thomas Sander had been working toward becoming a principal for a while. So when he got that job at Trinity High School last summer, he emailed some academic contacts, telling them the good news. “He told me he got this principalship at a Catholic school,” adviser Blaine Ward...
March 8, 2014 - 6:38pm
March 6, 2014
Standing together: DPS offers classrooms to Trinity students displaced by blaze
Dickinson Public Schools will take in 174 students from Trinity High School. Dickinson Catholic Schools will rent space from DPS for the final...
March 6, 2014 - 11:06pm