BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Attempted murder and other charges have been filed against a Denver woman who allegedly fired three shots at North Dakota law officers during an operation to force Dakota Access pipeline protesters off private land.
Authorities say 37-year-old Red Fawn Fallis was arrested Thursday after she allegedly pulled out a .38-caliber pistol and fired three times, narrowly missing a sheriff’s deputy. Officers didn’t return fire.READ MORE: Denver Records 30 Consecutive Days With Bad Air, On Pace For Record Season
Fallis also was charged Monday with preventing arrest, possession of a concealed handgun and possession of marijuana. Court records don’t list an attorney to comment on those charges.READ MORE: Denver Public Schools Requires Masks For All Students, Staff While Indoors
She faces up to 20 years in prison on the attempted murder charge.
Court records show Fallis was arrested twice in September during pipeline protests and pleaded not guilty to disorderly conduct and criminal trespass.MORE NEWS: Bustang Resumes Service To Glenwood Springs, Trip From Denver To Grand Junction 4 Hours Longer With I-70 Closure Detour
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