Colorado woman pleads not guilty to federal charges related to DAPL protest

BISMARCK, N.D. - A Colorado woman has pleaded not guilty to federal charges in connection to an incident at a Dakota Access Pipeline protest.

Thirty-seven-year-old Red Fawn Fallis is charged with civil disorder, discharge of a firearm in connection to a felony crime of violence and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Authorities say Fallis pulled out a gun and shot in the direction of officers as they were arresting her at a protest in October.

If convicted of all charges, she faces a maximum sentence of life in prison and a minimum of 10 years.

Fallis remains in federal custody and her trial date is scheduled for March.