MANDAN, N.D. (AP) -- Four teenagers accused of attacking a guard and escaping from the Youth Correctional Center near Mandan about a year ago have pleaded guilty to felony charges and been sentenced.
Eighteen-year-old Emmanuel Hunter III and 17-year-old Kyran Johnson each was sentenced to serve four years in prison and five years on supervised probation.
Eighteen-year-olds Terrick Kern and Bobby Divine each was sentenced to serve 2 1/2 years in prison and three years of supervised probation.
The four boys escaped with another youth on Dec. 9, 2012. Hunter, Johnson and Kern were arrested the next day after an automobile crash in Fargo. Divine and the fifth boy were arrested three days later in Minot after the father of one of the boys called police The fifth boy wasn't charged in adult court.