Forum staff report, Published January 07 2010
Felton, Minn., man found guilty of witness retaliationA Felton, Minn., man is guilty of retaliating against a witness, a federal jury in Fargo found Wednesday.
The 12-person jury found Justin Ray Peterson, 25, guilty of threatening and assaulting a witness who provided information in a federal drug trafficking investigation. The incident took place in September, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Fargo.
Peterson faces a statutory maximum penalty of 10 years in prison. His sentencing is slated for March 26.