Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Criminal cases filed in federal court in North Dakota

Criminal defendants in federal court rise N.D.

Email

BISMARCK —– The number of criminal defendants charged in federal court in western North Dakota jumped by 31 percent in 2013 and has nearly doubled since 2011, a trend U.S. Attorney Tim Purdon expects to continue as drug trafficking intensifies in the state’s oil-producing counties.

“I don’t expect that to stop anytime soon,” Purdon said Thursday at his Bismarck office.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Mike Nowatzki
Mike Nowatzki reports for Forum News Service. He can be reached at (701) 255-5607.
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness