Grand Forks Man Sentenced for Disorderly Conduct After Riot Charges Amendment

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a courtroom drama that unfolded on Thursday, Feb. 22, James John Mayerhofer, aged 44, faced the consequences of his actions. Mayerhofer, originally charged with a Class A misdemeanor for engaging in a riot, found himself in the hot seat for allegedly defying lockdown orders at the Grand Forks County… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Sentenced for Disorderly Conduct After Riot Charges Amendment

Not Guilty Verdict for Kyle Heintz in Grand Forks Jail Riot

Not Guilty Verdict for Kyle Martin Heintz in Correctional Facility Riot Trial

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a recent verdict, a jury found Kyle Heintz of Grand Forks “Not Guilty” for his involvement in a riot at the Grand Forks County Jail in September. He faced charges of felony inciting a riot in a detention facility and misdemeanor criminal mischief. He is currently appealing drug and… Continue reading Not Guilty Verdict for Kyle Heintz in Grand Forks Jail Riot

Not Guilty Verdict for Kyle Martin Heintz in Correctional Facility Riot Trial

Not Guilty Verdict for Kyle Martin Heintz in Correctional Facility Riot Trial

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – After just over one hour of deliberation, a jury at the Grand Forks County Courthouse found Kyle Martin Heintz not guilty of inciting or leading a riot in a correctional facility, along with the charge of criminal mischief. Deliberations began on Wednesday, Feb. 7, following closing arguments from both the… Continue reading Not Guilty Verdict for Kyle Martin Heintz in Correctional Facility Riot Trial

Grand Forks County Correctional Center Inmate Faces Riot Charges: Trial Update

Grand Forks County Correctional Center Inmate Faces Riot Charges: Trial Update

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In the trial against Kyle Martin Heintz, accused of inciting a riot at the Grand Forks County Correctional Center, his defense argues that he couldn’t have committed the crime as he was locked in his cell with no influence over other inmates. Prosecution and correctional staff presented a different narrative,… Continue reading Grand Forks County Correctional Center Inmate Faces Riot Charges: Trial Update

Grand Forks Inmate Receives Three-Year Sentence for Riot Involvement

Man will serve 120 days for involvement in Grand Forks County Correctional Center protest

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Kelly Mikul Hood, a 40-year-old inmate at the Grand Forks County Correctional Center, has been sentenced to three years, with an initial 120-day term, for his role in a protest within the facility. Hood pleaded guilty to a Class C felony charge of inciting or leading a riot in a… Continue reading Grand Forks Inmate Receives Three-Year Sentence for Riot Involvement

Plea Deals Reached in Grand Forks Correctional Center Riot Case

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a significant development at the Grand Forks County Correctional Center, two men involved in a disruptive protest last September have accepted plea agreements. Takoda Richard Allery, 26, of Grand Forks, and Jaston Peter Blueshield, 30, of Tokio, North Dakota, have both pleaded guilty to inciting a riot within the… Continue reading Plea Deals Reached in Grand Forks Correctional Center Riot Case

Major Disturbance Reported at Grand Forks County Jail

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Early this Thursday morning, a significant disturbance occurred at the Grand Forks County Jail, prompting a strong law enforcement response. Information about the incident is still limited, but reports from eyewitnesses and TRF News viewers indicate a considerable police and emergency medical presence in front of the jail. Previously, inmates… Continue reading Major Disturbance Reported at Grand Forks County Jail

Saturday Morning Opinion From Minneapolis As Chaos Continues

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Protests and rioting continued into Saturday morning in Minneapolis over the death of George Floyd, who was in the hands of Police. Daniel Wolpert, a pastor who worked in Crookston and now lives in Minneapolis give his opinion on the situation.