Sheriffs Applaud State and Federal Justice Officials for Bringing Dangerous and Violent Pipeline Protesters to Justice

2016 Standing Rock Protesters Held Accountable for Egregious Illegal Activities 

July 18, 2018 – National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) leaders today thanked North Dakota State and US Federal Justice Department officials for bringing dangerous and violent criminals affiliated with pipeline protests to justice. Convicted felon Red Fawn Fallis was sentenced to    years and 9 months in prison today by U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland.

On October 27, 2016 Fallis was carrying a concealed .38-caliber pistol that she discharged three times while she was being arrested by law enforcement in Morton County, ND.  In Jan. 2018, Fallis plead guilty to charges of civil disorder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in exchange for a maximum prison sentence of seven years.