Skip to main content

Manhunt suspect may change plea

December 14, 2011

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (AP) — 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.

California-based Extradition Transport of America was moving Megna from Florida to Washington state in early October when authorities say he escaped at a rest stop along Interstate 94 in southeast North Dakota. Authorities flushed the 30-year-old convicted sex offender from a cornfield after a 22-hour standoff.

The last three weeks have been a busy time for Wilbur Gabel. First up, three weeks ago Wilbur won...
Maple Valley trailed by no more than six until the third set Tuesday night in Tower City, but...
When all else fails, throw it to Levi Nix. Nix, the 6-foot, 4-inch sophomore quarterback, climbed...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes