By Red Power Media, Staff | Nov 29, 2016
Attempted murder charges were dropped in a North Dakota courtroom Monday against Red Fawn Fallis, accused of firing a gun at police during a Dakota Access Pipeline protest.
Fallis, 37, from Denver, who faced 20 years is now facing federal charges instead.
According to The Bismarck Tribune, Fallis was charged in U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota with possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.
The mandatory maximum sentence if convicted is 10 years in prison.
Either the U.S. attorney will seek a grand jury indictment against her within two weeks, or she will have a preliminary court hearing Dec. 12.
The attempted murder charges filed against Fallis in Morton County were dismissed because of the federal case, according to court records.
The federal complaint alleges that Fallis fired two shots toward officers while being arrested…
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