- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 14, 2016

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - A man sentenced to 30 years in prison for a violent Grand Forks mobile home invasion has appealed his conviction to the state Supreme Court.

KFGO-AM (https://bit.ly/1WMHxGz ) reports that Allen Ratliff argues his legal counsel was ineffective.

The high court heard oral arguments Monday.

Ratliff says he told his trial attorney he was in Fargo at the time of the 2012 incident, in which two residents of the mobile home were beaten with clubs and confined with duct tape and jewelry, cash, prescription drugs and televisions were stolen.

Ratliff says his lawyer didn’t call an alibi witness, among other failures.


Information from: KFGO-AM, https://www.kfgo.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide