One of two men accused of holding up a bank in New England pleads guilty to the crime.
Johnner Ward, Junior changed his plea to guilty to Bank Robbery and Use of a Firearm in a Crime of Violence today in federal court in Bismarck.
Ward faces a mandatory minimum sentence of seven years and up to life in federal prison.
Ward and Colt Schneider are accused of using two guns to rob American Bank Center in New England on October 18th.
According to court documents, the men drove from Rapid City, South Dakota.
Ward will be sentenced in May.
Schneider has asked for his trial date to be pushed back, it had been scheduled for this month.