2 Ely Men Sentenced to 3 Years In Prison for BWCAW Incident




Two Ely men, Barney James Lakner, 38, and Andrew Olson, 20, were sentenced in Ely on Monday to 3 years of prison for their roles in the "nighttime shooting rampage" of August 7, 2007. They are the last two adults to be sentenced in the case involving 5 adults and 1 juvenile. The juvenile, 17, has yet to be sentenced.

The judge, District Judge Kenneth Sandvik, rejected pleas of leniency from those convicted and their families, citing the nature of their crimes.



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