Former Fargo Businessman Facing Federal Drug Trafficking Charges

Barrett Prody

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Barrett Prody, the owner of the now-closed JT Cigarro’s in Fargo, is facing federal drug trafficking charges. According to a federal complaint, Prody was involved in transporting large quantities of cocaine from Florida to the Fargo-Moorhead area. The charges include selling cocaine to confidential informants. I’m Neil Berg, reporting for trfnews.i234.me.

Federal Trial Date Set for Father and Girlfriend in Connection to 3-Year-Old’s Tragic Death

Austin Lester, Krissy Hinsley

FORT TOTTEN, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A federal jury trial date of June 25th has been scheduled, marking a pivotal moment in the harrowing case surrounding the death of three-year-old Ariana McKay. The young girl, laid to rest near St. Jerome’s Church in Fort Totten, North Dakota, tragically passed away on August 27th, 2022, at the… Continue reading Federal Trial Date Set for Father and Girlfriend in Connection to 3-Year-Old’s Tragic Death

Kolby McKay Faces Federal Charges for Assault in Fort Totten, North Dakota

Kolby McKay

FORT TOTTEN, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Kolby McKay, a resident of Fort Totten, North Dakota, is now facing federal charges following an assault case in March 2024. The formal charges include assault with a dangerous weapon and assault of a spouse or intimate partner by strangulation. According to the criminal complaint, on March 13, 2024, at… Continue reading Kolby McKay Faces Federal Charges for Assault in Fort Totten, North Dakota

Parents from Tokio Charged in 3-Year-Old Daughter’s Tragic Death

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A devastating tragedy has gripped Tokio, North Dakota, as a couple faces federal charges following the death of their 3-year-old daughter in 2022. Austin Ray Lester, 28, and Krissy Louise Hinsley, 25, are accused of involuntary manslaughter and two counts of child neglect. Additionally, Lester faces a charge of assaulting… Continue reading Parents from Tokio Charged in 3-Year-Old Daughter’s Tragic Death

Former Olmsted County Deputy Faces Federal Charges for Child Sexual Abuse Offenses

Matthew Richard Adamson

ROCHESTER, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Matthew Richard Adamson, a 45-year-old former deputy from Olmsted County, Rochester, is indicted on multiple federal charges related to child sexual abuse. Indicted on April 11 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, Adamson faces charges including production and attempted production of child sexual abuse materials, coercion, and… Continue reading Former Olmsted County Deputy Faces Federal Charges for Child Sexual Abuse Offenses

Federal Judge Approves $10 Billion Settlement in 3M PFAS Contamination Case

Federal Judge Approves $10 Billion Settlement in 3M PFAS Contamination Case

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A landmark settlement in excess of $10 billion has been greenlit by a federal judge, resolving class-action lawsuits against 3M over the contamination of drinking water supplies with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), widely known as “forever chemicals.” The settlement, initially announced last year, concludes legal disputes initiated by public water… Continue reading Federal Judge Approves $10 Billion Settlement in 3M PFAS Contamination Case

Is a Federal Indictment on the Red Lake Reservation Part of a Larger Investigation Into Criminal Activities?

RED LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A Federal Grand Jury has indicted 4 people in connection to Robbery on the Red Lake Reservation in a case that’s 4 years old. we have a four-year-old case out of Minnesota’s Red Lake reservation that is being prosecuted by federal officials four people have now been indicted by a Federal… Continue reading Is a Federal Indictment on the Red Lake Reservation Part of a Larger Investigation Into Criminal Activities?