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December 9, 2021

Supreme Court upholds decision to charge 14-year-old as adult

GILLETTE (WNE) —The state Supreme Court affirmed a ruling by a district judge that allowed a 14-year-old boy to be considered an adult after he took guns to Sage Valley Junior High with the intent of killing nine people in 2018.

The Monday court ruling said Judge John G. Fenn considered all aspects of the law when deciding that Dale L. Warner could be tried as an adult rather than have the case be transferred to juvenile court as his attorneys wanted.

His attorneys had claimed in appealing the decision that Fenn had abused its...

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