Associated Press, Published November 09 2010
Former judge pleads guilty to sex charges
Randall Hoffman is being held at the neighboring Mercer County Jail in Stanton on $500,000 bond. Judge Robert Wefald declined Monday to reduce Hoffman’s bond.
His attorney, Irvin Nodland of Bismarck, said his client is innocent and intends to fight the charges.
Hoffman, 55, is accused of continuous sexual abuse of a child, 50 counts of corruption or solicitation of a minor, and one count of attempted rape for what Vukelic said was a pattern of sexual abuse of the girl over several years.
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