Four indicted over attempt to intimidate judge
A Stillwater resident is one of four Twin Cities men indicted in federal court this week for attempting to prevent a U.S. District Court judge from performing her duties.
John Howard Pelton, 67, was charged with one count of conspiracy to impede an officer and one count of obstruction of justice. If convicted, he and two others face a potential maximum penalty of 16 years in prison.
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