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White supremacist Cobb to be released on probation

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BISMARCK – A white supremacist who pleaded guilty to terrorizing and menacing people in the small North Dakota town of Leith will serve four years of supervised probation but no additional jail time, a sentence one of his victims called “a failure of justice.”

Judge David Reich accepted a plea agreement Tuesday in the Grant County case against Craig Cobb, who purchased a dozen lots in Leith in 2011 and 2012 with hopes of creating a whites-only community.

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