Minot Daily News
STANLEY, N.D. -- A former New Town teacher was sentenced to probation and time served for destroying a $6,695 printer with a hammer at the New Town High School this past winter.. Lukas Jeremy Kostelecky, who now lives in Dickinson, pleaded guilty to Class A misdemeanor criminal mischief in district court in Stanley on Thursday.
MINOT, N.D. -- A Minot teen received a two-year deferred imposition of sentence for serving as a lookout when another teen allegedly shoplifted a revolver from Scheels in April. Brandon Fredrick Lindquist, 19, pleaded guilty Wednesday in district court in Minot to a reduced charge of criminal facilitation. He had originally been charged with Class C felony theft of property.
MINOT, N.D. -- A 26-year-old Minot man will be tried sometime in January for attempted murder. Steven Dolorenzo Stewart is accused in the Oct. 26, 2016. shooting at the Sports on Tap bar in Minot where two men were injured by gunfire from an AK-47 rifle. Stewart, who fled after the shooting and was captured in Las Vegas in March, is charged with attempted murder, a Class A felony, and two counts of reckless endangerment, both Class C felonies.
STANLEY, N.D. -- A Seattle man charged with robbing a bank in Stanley on April 7 and an ensuing car chase in Ward County is now also charged with four counts of terrorizing the Stanley bank clerks. Jeremy Maines, 44, made an initial appearance on the new charges on Wednesday in district court in Minot.
PARSHALL, N.D. -- Chad Kanine, 42, Parshall, was last seen riding a jet ski in the area of the Four Bears Marina the morning of June 11 on the Missouri River arm of Lake Sakakawea, is still missing a month later.. The jet ski Kanine was piloting was found on the shore opposite of the marina. Based on observations from others who were on the water that morning and saw Kanine, it is believed he went missing sometime between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.
MINOT, N.D. -- A change of plea hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday, July 12, in district court in Minot for a Minot man who married the alleged victim in his obscenity, child pornography and corruption of a minor case. Thomas Hannibal Drumgold II had been scheduled to go on trial next week on the three Class C felony charges.
LAKE METIGOSHE, N.D. -- A volunteer searcher discovered the body of 56-year-old Kelly Krebsbach shortly before 6 a.m. Thursday in a northwest North Dakota lake. Krebsbach had been missing since last Saturday in Lake Metigoshe when the pontoon he was operating was discovered with the motor running and no one on board about 9:30 p.m. in the area of the Twin Oaks on Lake Metigoshe.
MINOT, N.D. -- A 28-year-old Minot man is accused of not only making a bomb threat to the Ward County courthouse on May 25 that resulted in an evacuation, but he is also being held on a charge he shot his 5-year-old stepdaughter wtih a BB gun. Jacob Ryan Hill is charged with Class C felony terrorizing for the incident for the bomb threat. No bomb was found and people were allowed to return to the buildings about an hour later.
MINOT, N.D. -- The case of a 22-year-old Bismarck man diagnosed with a sleep disorder called sexomonia and accused of sexually abusing a young female relative in Minot two years ago was settled last month when he entered an Alford plea to a Class A misdemeanor charge of contributing to the deprivation of a minor. Aaron Michael Dietrich had claimed lack of criminal responsibility because he was asleep when the incidents occurred.
JAMESTOWN, N.D. – The ex-sheriff of Wells County in central North Dakota facing meth distribution and bribery charges will be allowed to travel out of state after a court ruling on Wednesday. Despite objections from Wells County State's Attorney Kathleen Murray, Southeast District Court Judge Daniel Narum.made the ruling at a bond hearing for Johnny Zip Lawson.