Thief River Falls man convicted on possession charge

Alejandro Lee Lara

Alejandro Lee Lara, 25, Thief River Falls, was sentenced in Morrison County District Court to 39 months in a correctional facility and fined $50 for one felony count of third-degree possession of a controlled substance. One felony count of second-degree sale of a controlled substance was dismissed. According to the criminal complaint, on July 28,… Continue reading Thief River Falls man convicted on possession charge

Man Faces Felony Charges for Allegedly Burning 3-Year-Old Boy with Scalding Water

Convicted Sex Offender Now Facing Child Torture Charges in Baudette, Minnesota

BAUDETTE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) –¬†Corey Roper, currently incarcerated, faces three felony charges for allegedly burning a 3-year-old boy with scalding water. Court documents reveal that Roper and his girlfriend, the child’s mother, delayed seeking medical treatment for the child for three days. Pictures presented to TRF News depict severe burns covering the child’s face, scalp, and… Continue reading Man Faces Felony Charges for Allegedly Burning 3-Year-Old Boy with Scalding Water

Convicted Sex Offender Now Facing Child Torture Charges in Baudette, Minnesota

Convicted Sex Offender Now Facing Child Torture Charges in Baudette, Minnesota

BAUDETTE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A man previously convicted of Criminal Sexual Conduct is now facing charges of Child Torture in Baudette, Minnesota. Corey Kyran Dormer Roper, aged 32 at the time, was convicted of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct in 2011 and served a 27-month prison sentence. Now, he faces three felony charges related to harming… Continue reading Convicted Sex Offender Now Facing Child Torture Charges in Baudette, Minnesota

Convicted Sex Offender Faces Fresh Charges for Failure to Register in Fisher

Jason J. Isaacson

FISHER, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a stark reminder of the ongoing vigilance needed to monitor convicted sex offenders, the spotlight falls on 44-year-old Jason James Isaacson of Fisher, Minnesota, who finds himself entangled in a legal quagmire once again. This time, Isaacson faces serious charges stemming from allegations that he failed to register his change… Continue reading Convicted Sex Offender Faces Fresh Charges for Failure to Register in Fisher

Fargo Man Convicted of Possessing Machinegun and Unregistered Silencer

Patrick Opdahl

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – On April 11, 2024, Patrick Opdahl, 24, from Fargo, North Dakota, was found guilty of possessing a machinegun and an unregistered silencer after a three-day trial before U.S. District Court Chief Judge Peter Welte. Opdahl’s sentencing is pending. The charges stem from a February 1, 2023 incident at Opdahl’s residence, where… Continue reading Fargo Man Convicted of Possessing Machinegun and Unregistered Silencer

Five Convicted of Child Abuse on Red Lake Indian Reservation

Five Convicted of Child Abuse on Red Lake Indian Reservation

MINNEAPOLIS (trfnews.i234.me)¬† – Bobbi Jo Johnson, also known as Bobbi Jo Kingbird, has been found guilty by a federal jury of child neglect and child endangerment on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. The 46-year-old Red Lake woman’s conviction spans from January 2021 to April 2022. The victim, a child in the foster care of her… Continue reading Five Convicted of Child Abuse on Red Lake Indian Reservation

Mandan Man Found Guilty of Murder in Bismarck Shooting

Benjamin Williams

BISMARCK, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a decisive verdict, jurors convicted Benjamin Williams, 29, of Mandan, for the murder of Christopher Sebastian, 39, in a 2022 shooting incident in Bismarck. The jury’s decision, reached after less than two hours of deliberation on Monday, could result in Williams facing life imprisonment without parole. Sentencing awaits scheduling, with… Continue reading Mandan Man Found Guilty of Murder in Bismarck Shooting

Behind The Scenes: A Date With A Convicted Murderer In Bemidji, Minnesota

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A woman survived her date with Terry Bercier in Bemidji. She met him online and he’s now facing Kidnapping and Criminal Sexual Assault charges. The victim also didn’t apparently know he is a convicted murderer. a 49-year-old Terry J burer of buiji has been charged with kidnapping to facilitate felony or flight… Continue reading Behind The Scenes: A Date With A Convicted Murderer In Bemidji, Minnesota

Bemidji Man Convicted of Murder in Connection to Fentanyl Overdose Death

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A jury has found Clyde Reyes Junior of Bemidji, Minnesota guilty of 3rd Degree Murder in the January 2022 overdose death of a woman. Sentencing is scheduled for July 27th. a jury has found 31 year old Clyde Reyes Jr of Bemidji guilty of third degree murder in the fentanyl overdose death… Continue reading Bemidji Man Convicted of Murder in Connection to Fentanyl Overdose Death

Robber Convicted Previously Now Facing Additional Charges in East Grand Forks

EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A convicted robber from Fargo is facing new charges in East Grand Forks, Minnesota. a convicted robber is facing new charges in East Grand Forks 22 year old Abbott Nago Thomas Jr of Fargo has been charged with felony fleeing a peace officer and a motor vehicle and felony felon… Continue reading Robber Convicted Previously Now Facing Additional Charges in East Grand Forks

New Update: Convicted Murderer Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for Killing Young Grand Forks Woman

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) An immigrant from somalia, Ahmed Abdullahi of East Grand Forks was sentenced to 35 years in prison today under a plea deal, where he plead guilty to the murder. He will face deportation after his sentence is served. ahmed abdullahi a former east grand forks resident has now been sentenced to… Continue reading New Update: Convicted Murderer Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for Killing Young Grand Forks Woman

Cavalier, North Dakota Man Convicted of Brutal Crimes

CAVALIER, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Benamin “BJ” Hannesson of Cavalier, North Dakota has been found guilty in a string of brutal crimes against a woman in Pembina County in October of 2018. 35 year old bj benjamin honest of cavalier north dakota was found guilty this week of a series of brutal crimes in walhalla north dakota… Continue reading Cavalier, North Dakota Man Convicted of Brutal Crimes

Appeal to ND Supreme Court Filed for Man Convicted of Killing Grand Forks Police Officer

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Salamah Pendleton of Grand Forks was convicted of murdering police officer Cody Holte and his mother. On October 8, 2021 he was sentenced to life in prison. Now his attorney is appealing that case to the North Dakota Supreme Court. the salama pendleton murder case in grand forks is being appealed… Continue reading Appeal to ND Supreme Court Filed for Man Convicted of Killing Grand Forks Police Officer