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Charles Mikkelson

Wahpeton man charged with attempted murder in head-on crash

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WAHPETON, N.D. - A Wahpeton man was charged Friday with attempted murder following a head-on crash Sunday morning.

Charles Mikkelson, 70, was arrested Friday night near his home.


Lt. Bryan Niewind with the North Dakota Highway Patrol said a warrant was issued for Mikkelson's arrest by a Richland County District Court judge earlier in the day Friday.

The charges follow a crash that occurred just before 7 a.m. Sunday on Highway 127 south of Wahpeton.

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