Minot Daily News
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. – An investigation is continuing into a Minot Air Force Base machine gun that Air Force Office of Special Investigations' special agents recovered from an airman's off-base residence this week. Special agents from Detachment 813 of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations at the Minot base obtained a federal search warrant and recovered the M240 machine gun at an airman's residence on Tuesday, according to a news release issued by the base's Public Affairs office late Wednesday.
MINOT, N.D. -- A 19-year-old Belcourt man is accused of assaulting his girlfriend in Minot on Feb. 20 and interfering when she tried to make a 911 call. Delane Ross McLeod is charged in district court in Minot with reckless endangerment - extreme indifference, a Class C felony, interference with an emergency call, a Class C felony, and simple assault -- domestic violence, a Class B misdemeanor.
VELVA, N.D. – Kawasaki technicians are examining a Jet Ski as the McLean County Sheriff's Department continues its investigation into an collision last weekend on a north-central North Dakota lake that resulted in the death of a 10-year-old girl and severe injuries to another girl.
MINOT, N.D. -- A 44-year-old Minot man who was hit by a Taser several times is accused of assaulting police officers and resisting arrest early Monday, June 11, after officers responded to a fight at a Minot residence. Bradley Joseph Thrailkill is charged with felony burglary, simple assault and resisting arrest and a misdemeanor for providing false information to police.
MINOT, N.D. -- A 33-year-old northern North Dakota man will be on probation for almost a year for assaulting his cellmate in a fight over Ramen noodles in the Ward County Jail in Minot. Jesse Levi Jones of Kenmare pleaded guilty on Friday, June 8, to Class A misdemeanor assault. He had originally been charged with Class C felony aggravated assault and accused of breaking the other man's jaw.
MINOT, N.D. -- A 33-year-old Minot man was sentenced Friday to time served of 22 days in jail, a year of supervised probation, and ordered to register as a sex offender for exposing himself to a woman in a hotel restroom on July 1, 2016. Anh Tuan "Timmy" Nguyen changed his plea to a Class A misdemeanor indecent exposure charge before a district court judge.
MINOT, N.D. -- A 37-year-old Minot man was ordered on Friday, June 8, to serve six years in prison and three years of supervised probation for beating his girlfriend in front of her two sons in 2016 and causing damage to her hearing. Anthony Deonte Williams pleaded guilty to a Class C felony charge of aggravated assault, court records show. Two Class C felony charges of child neglect were dismissed.
MINOT, N.D. -- A 49-year-old Minot woman will serve six months in jail and three years of supervised probation for stalking her ex-husband's girlfriend last year. Kathy Lou Schuler, formerly known as Kathy Lou Pearson, entered an Alford plea to the Class C felony charge on Wednesday, June 6, in district court in Minot before Northwest District Court Judge Benjamen Johnson. The Alford plea means that Schuler maintains her innocence but recognizes she might be found guilty if the case went to trial.
MINOT, N.D. -- The dramatic rise in Lake Sakakawea has exceeded earlier expectations. There's more water entering the Missouri River system than anticipated. It is coming sooner than expected too. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says Sakakawea will enter its exclusive flood control zone sometime during the middle of next week and the climb won't end there. By June 22, the Corps says Sakakawea should reach a water level of 1,851.1 feet. The reservoir's exclusive flood control zone is from 1,851 feet to 1,854 feet, the latter number being the reservoir's spill level.
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – Col. Matthew Brooks will turn over the command of the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base to Col. Bradley Cochran in a ceremony Thursday, May 31. Brooks, who has been commander of the bomb wing since June 2016, will be retiring from the Air Force. Cochran was vice commander of the 28th Bomb Wing working with B-1 bombers at Ellsworth Air Force Base near Rapid City, S.D., prior to his new assignment.