- Associated Press - Thursday, April 9, 2015

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) - A Williston man who authorities say got caught trying to steal a $14 pair of shoes at a Wal-Mart store is facing a dozen charges that could land him in prison for more than 50 years.

Thirty-eight-year-old William Jessop was arrested earlier this week. Authorities allege that he hit a store employee in the face with the shoes, head-butted an officer and kicked him in the face, and struck another officer in the face.

The Williston Herald reports (https://bit.ly/1EbmEe6 ) that Jessop allegedly threw a bag of oranges and knocked over a shelf of bread as he tried to flee from officers, then allegedly threatened an officer after finally being taken into custody.

Court documents do not list an attorney for Jessop.


Information from: Williston Herald, https://www.willistonherald.com

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