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Red Fawn Fallis Gets Trial Date and Conditional Release in Standing Rock Case

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Red Fawn Fallis.

By Chris Walker, West Word, Thursday, July 6, 2017

Red Fawn Fallis, a member of Denver’s indigenous community, has been in jail in North Dakota ever since she was arrested at Standing Rock on October 27, 2016; she is the most seriously charged water protector, having been accused of possessing and discharging a firearm as she was being restrained by police near construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Read the rest of this entry

Judge grants release to halfway house for Red Fawn Fallis

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Red Fawn Fallis

by CAROLINE GRUESKIN, Bismarck Tribune, June 22, 2017

A federal judge has given Red Fawn Fallis permission to move from a jail in Rugby to a halfway house.

U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland ordered on Tuesday that Fallis be released as soon as space is available at Centre Inc. in Fargo. Hovland had previously denied a similar request for Fallis, who is accused of shooting at police officers during a Dakota Access Pipeline protest on Oct. 27. Read the rest of this entry

Red Fawn Fallis seeking pretrial release

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Red Fawn Fallis.

by CAROLINE GRUESKIN, Bismarck Tribune, June 3, 2017
The woman accused of shooting at police officers during an October pipeline protest is petitioning the court to get out of jail before her July 17 trial. Read the rest of this entry

Free Red Fawn Fundraising Appeal

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Red Fawn Fallis.

From the fundraising site: Thank you for visiting here and caring about our sister, Red Fawn. We are her family and this is the only site that is officially raising money for her legal fund.

Red Fawn is a human rights advocate, organizer, community leader and a political prisoner of Standing Rock. Read the rest of this entry

Red Fawn pleads not guilty to federal charges related to DAPL protest

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Red Fawn Fallis.

KFYR TV, January 9, 2017

BISMARCK, N.D. A Colorado woman has pleaded not guilty to federal charges in connection to an incident at a Dakota Access Pipeline protest.

Thirty-seven-year-old Red Fawn Fallis is charged with civil disorder, discharge of a firearm in connection to a felony crime of violence and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Authorities say Fallis pulled out a gun and shot in the direction of officers as they were arresting her at a protest in October.

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Update on Red Fawn Fallis weapons charge arising from #NoDAPL protests

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Red Fawn Fallis.

by CAROLINE GRUESKIN, Bismarck Tribune, December 12, 2016

A pipeline protester accused of firing a gun three times toward police officers had as many spent shell casings in her revolver and additional bullets in her pockets, a federal agent testified Monday.

The testimony was among the evidence U.S. District Court Magistrate Charles Miller considered in finding probable cause against Red Fawn Fallis in U.S. District Court in Bismarck.

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Red Fawn Fallis’ attempted murder charges dropped after the announcement of a federal case

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Red Fawn Fallis

Red Fawn Fallis faces a federal charge of possessing a firearm as a convicted felon

by Meko Haze, The Daily Haze, November 28, 2016

On Monday morning the decision was made to charge Red Fawn Fallis with a felony in federal court. Fallis was initially facing attempted murder charges after law enforcement in Standing Rock arrested the environmental activist on claims that she had fired a gun at officers three times.

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Dakota Access pipeline protester charged with attempted murder

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Mugshot of Red Fawn Fallis, arrested on Oct 27, 2016, and now facing attempted murder charges.

Authorities say activist fired three shots at police deputies trying to move occupiers off private land

– The Washington Times – Monday, October 31, 2016

A Dakota Access pipeline activist was charged Monday with attempted murder for allegedly firing three shots at deputies as they tried to remove protesters last week occupying private property in Morton County, North Dakota.

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