Lindermann, Miklas Plead Guilty

Andrew Miklas, 25, and Nicole Lindermann, 18, on Monday pleaded guilty before Southeast District Judge James Hovey to arson and burglary charges for their roles in the October, 2013 arson of Faith Lutheran Church in Valley City.

Lindermann changed her plea from not guilty to guilty before Hovey at 2 p.m., while Miklas changed his plea in a 3:30 p.m. hearing.
Lindermann pleaded guilty to felony conspiracy to commit arson and conspiracy to commit burglary along with misdemeanor conspiracy to commit theft.

Miklas pleaded guilty to felony charges of arson, endangering by fire and two counts of burglary along with one count of misdemeanor theft of property.

More in Tuesday's Times-Record.