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Forest City man gets light sentence after shooting at school bus


This news story was published on January 27, 2019.
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FOREST CITY – A Forest City man got probation and a suspended fine after shooting out a window on a school bus with children inside.

On January 5, 2018, at 7:40 AM, an incident occured that became an active investigation by law enforcement. A bus window, on an in-town bus route, was shattered by a pellet gun as the bus was moving, the Forest City School District said. They reported that all children were safe and there were no injuries as a result of the shattered window. KHAK radio reported that “the pellet landed in the hair of a female passenger”.

Soon thereafter, law enforcement identified the person responsible for the incident. Arrested was 33-year-old Martin Tindall of Forest City on charges of felony intimidation with a dangerous weapon and third-degree criminal mischief.

In November, Tindall accepted a plea deal in the case.

At his sentencing earlier this month, Tindall was given a suspended 5-year prison sentence and a suspended fine. He must pay $510.74 in restitution.

Martin Tindall

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6 Responses to Forest City man gets light sentence after shooting at school bus

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 29, 2019 at 1:06 pm

    The brats comment individual must be sick! Put him in a mental institution!!!!!!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      January 31, 2019 at 4:18 pm

      Only if you go with m then I can daily use my 32 yrs of training on making your remaining life a living hell.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 28, 2019 at 10:52 pm

    The brats need a few more bbs in their behinds. The man should be given a medal not a fine.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 28, 2019 at 4:41 am

    How can this be: “A Forest City school got probation and a suspended fine after shooting out a window on a school bus with children inside” How can this be? I read that Tindall did the crime, not the school.

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      January 28, 2019 at 12:51 pm

      Sorry for the mistake, it is fixed now.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 27, 2019 at 2:41 pm

    Do the crime and spend no time!