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Two Grand Forks women who sold drugs to confidential informants pleaded guilty to charges Thursday afternoon. Kayla Rose Bailey, 27, was sentenced to six months behind bars and two years of probation on a felony charge for delivering heroin and a misdemeanor count for owning drug paraphernalia. Kaylee Sue Lembke, 30, will spend about four months in jail and two years on probation for selling heroin.
FARGO—A Spirit Lake man will spend 60 years behind bars related to a gun assault and for shooting his ex-girlfriend in the face. Dakota James Charboneau, 24, is also accused in a separate case of murdering a woman in 2016. Court documents said Charboneau allegedly beat two men with the butt of his gun on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation on Oct. 22, 2017. An affidavit also said he allegedly fired off several rounds and held the men against their will at a house after beating them.
A Grand Forks man is charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly shattered the back window of a car with a baseball bat at the intersection of 32nd Avenue and Columbia Road. Aaron Scott Thompson, 32, was also charged with terrorizing and criminal mischief. An affidavit for his arrest said Thompson was in a vehicle driven by Wayde Allen Stoltman of Grand Forks on Aug. 30. They pulled behind a car and court documents say they got out at 32nd Avenue and Columbia around 10 p.m. Thompson allegedly smashed the rear passenger window with a baseball bat, the affidavit said.
WEST FARGO - A West Fargo man was arrested after he allegedly tried to break into several apartments early Friday morning. Jean Edward Roubideaux, 30, was allegedly going from door to door and checking patio doors of apartments on the 1700 block of 39th Street South around 1 a.m., Sgt. Matt Ysteboe said. When confronted by police, he lied about living in the apartments and Ysteboe said he had a crowbar and other burglary tools with him.
FARGO — Fargo police charged a man for attempting to burglarize a warehouse early Friday morning. Zachary Antoni Payne, 30, of Fargo was also charged for refusing to halt, Sgt. Matt Ysteboe said.
DEVILS LAKE—One of two Devils Lake residents accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a mentally impaired teen pleaded not guilty Thursday. Patrick Alan Leiphon, 52, entered the plea in Ramsey County District Court for five Class A felony charges of gross sexual imposition. Sherene A. Kraft, 50, who also faces the same charges, is scheduled to enter a plea Nov. 5.
OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A 38-year-old man is in critical condition after a motorcycle crash late Tuesday, Sept. 11, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Crookston City Council member Bobby Baird looked both ways before stepping into the North Broadway crosswalk at the Robert Street intersection last Wednesday night. And then, out of the corner of his eye, he said he saw a car heading toward him. Before he knew it, he said he'd rolled onto the hood of a 2008 Saturn Vue and slammed onto the pavement.
GRAND FORKS—A list of the best universities in the country ranked the University of North Dakota and North Dakota State University near the bottom third. U.S. News & World Report ranked UND 205th out of 312 national universities for 2019. The school ranked 112 out of 132 top public schools. The University of Minnesota-Crookston ranked second in regional colleges in the Midwest and has been among the best three schools for 22 years straight. NDSU was ranked at 215 in national universities and 121 in top public schools.
GRAND FORKS—A Grand Forks man accused of killing a 5-month-old girl will be held on a $100,000 bond, a judge ruled Monday. Family and friends of baby Brynley Rachelle Rymer crowded the courtroom Monday at the Grand Forks County Courthouse and muffled tears during Mason Matthew Kamrowski's hearing. He was arrested Friday and charged with the child's murder.