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North Dakota Gov. Suspends One Sheriff; Army Corps of Engineers is Evicting Water Defenders

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PLEASE ASK YOUR US SENATORS AND CONGRESS MEMBER IN A LETTER EMAILED TODAY TO PRESS THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS BY ASKING THEM TO RESCIND THEIR DECEMBER 5 EVICTION NOTICE OF THE WATER DEFENDERS! WE CAN MAKE THIS HAPPEN!

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Governor Suspends Sheriff, Pending Removal

published with permission of Lauren Donovan, reporter at the Bismarck Tribune

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McKenzie County Sheriff Gary Schwartzenberger was placed on interim suspension Wednesday night, pending his removal from office, by Gov. Jack Dalrymple.

The governor ordered the interim suspension based on a recommendation from Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem after McKenzie County requested the sheriff be removed under a process available in state law.

The petition for removal was made by the county's acting State's Attorney Todd Schwarz on Oct. 24, alleging the sheriff is guilty of misconduct, malfeasance, crime in office, neglect of duty or gross incompetency. The county commission had voted in support of the petition for removal.

In a recommendation dated Wednesday, just short of the 30-day window to make his findings on the petition, Stenehjem said the allegations were investigated by the Bureau of Criminal Investigation and he recommended following through on removal.

Stenehjem said an assigned prosecutor will draft a formal complaint and once filed, a special commissioner will conduct a removal hearing within 30 days. He also recommended Schwartzenberger's immediate suspension until the hearing is concluded.

Dalrymple told Schwartzenberger in a letter also dated Wednesday and copied to the county commission that he agreed with Stenehjem's findings and said, "" it is in the best interests of the state that you be

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suspended from the performance of duty immediately upon receipt of this notice and until a final decision on removal is made."

The county's second-in-command is Capt. Larry Clock.

The suspension was enforced by BCI agents, who tracked down

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