VALLEY CITY, N.D. (AP) â€” A man accused of fleeing a prisoner transport van in North Dakota and sparking a manhunt is scheduled to change his plea to a felony escape charge.
Joseph Megna initially pleaded not guilty. A change of plea hearing and a sentencing is scheduled for Jan. 4 in Valley City, though defense attorney Mark Blumer says things might change before then. He did not elaborate.
The Barnes County Commission will meet Tuesday, Dec. 20, in the Commission Chambers on the second floor of the Barnes County Courthouse at 8 a.m.
8:00 Pledge of Allegiance
8:05 Kerry Johnson, Hwy Supt, River Bank Study
9:00 Auditorâ€™s Office â€“ Approval of minutes / Alicia, North Country Trail Easements / Randy McClaflin â€“ Part time help
9:15 Compensation Committee
9:45 Action on Park Board's recommendations to purchase pickup & not to
pursue sale of Yellowstone Park
10:15 Betty Koslofsky-Hearing P & Z Development Code Changes