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Pine Ridge man sentenced to 3 years in prison for DAPL protest


October 1, 2018

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for starting a barricade fire on a bridge during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline.

Authorities say Michael Markus of Pine Ridge, and several others started the fire on Oct. 27, 2016, on a Morton County road bridge. No one was hurt.


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