Court appearance for man accused of shooting Mahnomen deputy postponed
The scheduled court appearance for Thomas Lee Fairbanks on Thursday has been postponed to March 5. Daniel Kurt Vernier to appear in court as scheduled Thursday.
Fairbanks, 32, of Mahnomen, is accused of shooting Mahnomen County Sheriff's deputy Chris Dewey on Feb. 18. He faces 22 counts, including one count each of first- and second-degree attempted murder as well as various assault charges for firing at other law enforcement officers.
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