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Allan Cook, Minot, sentenced to prison for burglary, failure to register as a sex offender

Allan Joseph Cook, 42, Minot, was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, with a requirement that he serve three years, and three years of supervised probation, for burglarizing a northwest Minot residence on March 5. 2019.

Court records show that Judge Richard Hagar also ordered Cook to pay $1,100 in court costs, restitution yet to be determined and to have no contact with the victim. Cook will receive credit for 100 days already served in the jail.

Cook was sentenced to one year in prison, with a requirement that he first serve 200 days, and three years of supervised probation for failure to register as a sex offender. On that charge, he was also ordered to pay $1,100 in court costs. If he successfully completes probation, the Class C felony charge will be reduced to a Class A misdemeanor.

The sentences are concurrent.

Cook has been deemed a high risk sex offender. According to the North Dakota Sex Offender Registry, Cook had sexual contact with three girls between the ages of 15 and 17 in Barnes County. Cook would have been about 24 at the time.

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