JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Stutsman County State’s Attorney Frtiz Fremgem informed the Stutsman County Commission Tuesday that his department is seeing more cases involving methamphetamine and children.
In his monthly report, Fremgen says a recent case he took involved terminating parental rights because of exposure of a child to methamphetamine was shown through hair follicle testing.
Fremgen says another case they’re working on is currently in juvenile court.
With the volume of cases his department is facing, Fremgen says they are in the mode of processing all possession cases with probation and dealing with them if they fail with the probation sentence.
According to his report, Fremgen says as of July 9th, his department has a total of 128 open felonies and 130 open misdemeanors.