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CRIME AND COURTS

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Federal prosecutors say Chris Saunsoci, 42, was recording overlapping time punches for two different positions on 139 separate days, which resulted in nearly 600 hours for which he was paid twice. Saunsoci faces up to 370 years in federal prison on the charges.
Gov. Doug Burgum will appoint Judge Gerald VandeWalle‘s replacement.
He will serve 15 years in prison followed by three years of supervised probation.
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James Kollie Jr. faces 40 years in prison if convicted. Just days before the killing, he told his mother he was “ready to take your life,” a criminal complaint alleged.
She will serve three years in prison with credit for time served since Aug. 5.
The psychologist lied about providing services to at least 29 members of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, resulting in more than half a million dollars in losses to the tribe.

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Christopher Thompson is accused of driving under the influence when he crashed into a tree last month. The crash killed Red River Valley Sugarbeet Growers Association Treasurer Jason Schatzke.
Jason Shields, 38, of Wagner, was arrested and charged after the lives of both Noem and Judge Donna Bucher were threatened via email and fax.
There were 131 drug overdose deaths statewide last year. The number has risen considerably from the 76 overdose deaths in North Dakota in 2019.

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