SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) - A northern Idaho property owner who won a U.S. Supreme Court decision against the Environmental Protection Agency has been charged in federal court in North Dakota with child trafficking. that court documents say 47-year-old Michael Thomas Sackett and another man on Oct. 13 attempted to entice a girl they knew to be under 18 to engage in a commercial sex act.
The Bonner County Daily Bee reports
On Friday, a federal judge in granted Sackett a conditional release. But he must remain at a residence he keeps in Williston, N.D.
A Bismarck attorney representing Sackett didn't return a call from The Associated Press on Saturday.
Michael and Chantell Sackett won a victory in March 2012 when the Supreme Court ruled that property owners have a right to prompt review by a judge when the EPA issues a compliance order.
Information from: Bonner County (Idaho) Daily Bee