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Kynan Dutton

Separatist pleads guilty: Plea agreement calls for Dutton to testify in terrorizing case


BISMARCK — One of two men accused of terrorizing residents of the small North Dakota town of Leith pleaded guilty Friday to reduced charges in a plea agreement that calls for him to testify in the case against the white supremacist who invited him to the town.

District Judge Donald Jorgensen gave 29-year-old Kynan Dutton a one-year suspended jail sentence with credit for time served since his Nov. 16 arrest, and two years of supervised probation.

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