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Forum Communications Co. reports, Published August 14 2010

BIA officer for Spirit Lake charged in stabbing

GRAND FORKS - A Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer for the Spirit Lake Nation has been charged for allegedly stabbing his wife in the chest with a kitchen knife.

Court documents say 41-year-old Duane Gunville stabbed his wife during an argument last weekend at their Devils Lake home. She was treated at a hospital and released.

Gunville has been charged with aggravated assault. Bond was set at $50,000, and as of Saturday, Gunville was no longer being held.

Gunville face up to five years in prison if convicted.

No number was listed for him.