A man walks through the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp on the edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S., January 24, 2017.

Journalist Jenifer Stum charged with trespassing and rioting at Standing Rock

July 26, 2017

Stum, an independent journalist, was arrested on January 16, 2017, while filming an anti-pipeline protest on a bridge at the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota. 

She was charged with criminal trespass, a Class A misdemeanor, and engaging in a riot, a class B misdemeanor. If convicted, she faces 60 days imprisonment and a $3,000 fine.

Stum is scheduled to go to trial in April 2018.

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