Almklov sentenced to 25 years in prison

Judge Troy LeFevre sentences a Jamestown man to 25 years in prison for attempted murder and other charges.

Almklov, Cory

Cory Almklov, 40, Jamestown, was found guilty by a 12-person jury on March 12 of criminal attempt, murder, a Class A felony, aggravated assault and burglary, Class C felonies, two counts of making a false report to law enforcement officers, Class A misdemeanors, and theft of property a Class B misdemeanor.

Almklov was accused of making substantial steps towards the murder of another person, causing substantial bodily injury to another individual, making false reports during 911 calls and entering a building and taking property valued at less than $500 on Aug. 17.

Judge Troy LeFevre sentenced Almklov to 25 years in the North Dakota Department of Corrections with credit for 252 days served. Almklov was placed on two years supervised probation and ordered to pay a $900 criminal administration fee, $100 defense/facility administration fee, $35 indigent defense application fee, $300 indigent recoupment and $25 victim-witness fee.

A Class A felony is punishable by 20 years in prison and $20,000 fine.

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