Former Tri-County Superintendent Arrested on Child Sexual Abuse Material Charges

Former Tri-County School principal and superintendent, Ryan Baron (40), has been arrested and faces five felony charges for possessing child sexual abuse material. Charging documents reveal that Baron had five sexually explicit videos featuring girls aged between 7 and 13. Baron was apprehended in Hannaford by deputies from the Griggs and Foster County Sheriff’s Offices,… Continue reading Former Tri-County Superintendent Arrested on Child Sexual Abuse Material Charges

TRF man charged with possessing child porn

A Thief River Falls man has been charged in Pennington County District Court after he allegedly pos­sessed two images of child pornography. Jonathan Wyatt Hulst, 21, has been charged with two felony counts of possession of pornographic work involving minors. He was ar­rested Friday, Aug. 18. The complaint was filed Friday, Sept. 1. The charges… Continue reading TRF man charged with possessing child porn

Grygla man sentenced for possessing child porn

A Grygla man was sentenced Thursday, Sept. 1 in U.S. District Court for possessing child pornography. Keith Allen Barsness, 64, was sentenced to 120 months in prison followed by 10 years of supervised re­lease, according to U.S. Attorney Andrew M. Luger. He is required to register as a predatory offender. Barsness pled guilty to the… Continue reading Grygla man sentenced for possessing child porn

Tennessee man charged with possessing child porn

Miguel Antonio Acosta Caipe

A Tennessee man has been charged in Roseau County District Court after he allegedly possessed child pornography on his cell phone while attempting to cross the border into Canada. Miguel Antonio Acosta Caipe drew suspicion because he was crossing the border alone with a children’s mattress and multiple kids’ toys. Miguel Antonio Acosta Caipe, 55,… Continue reading Tennessee man charged with possessing child porn

TRF man sentenced for ineligible person possessing a weapon

A Thief River Falls man was sentenced Monday, June 5 in Pennington County District Court for a felony charge of ineligible person possessing a weapon. Chad Michael Nelson, 43, was sentenced to 60 months in prison and stayed for five years. As a condition of that sentence, he was ordered to serve 150 days in… Continue reading TRF man sentenced for ineligible person possessing a weapon

TRF man charged with possessing fentanyl

TRF man charged with possessing fentanyl

Felony fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance – second or more convictions and misdemeanor fourth-degree driving while impaired – under the influence of a controlled substance On Jan. 25 at 3:22 a.m., law enforcement received a report that a vehicle was stuck in a snow­ bank behind Walmart. Dylan Wayne Burkland, 25, Thief River Falls,… Continue reading TRF man charged with possessing fentanyl