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Forum staff reports, Published January 08 2010

Felton man found guilty of witness retaliation

A 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.