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Park Service employee sentenced for theft

Park Service employee sentenced for theft


A National Park Service employee indicted for theft of government property was sentenced Monday to two years on probation.

Charles Folk, of Bismarck, must also pay about $5,200 in restitution to the Knife River Indian Villages Historic Site, court records show.

Authorities in February alleged that Folk stole about $10,000 worth of tools and equipment from the site near Stanton over a two-year span.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Clare Hochhalter also ordered Folk to pay a $500 fine. Hochhalter did not order community service because Folk completed 110 hours prior to sentencing, said Terry Van Horn, spokesman for the North Dakota U.S. Attorney’s Office.


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