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Huron teen who is suspect in local car fire enters insanity plea

An 18-year-old Huron man pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity Tuesday to charges related to his alleged role in a car fire last month in Mitchell.

Patrick Red Legs is charged with intentional property damage and reckless burning or exploding for allegedly setting a car on fire Sept. 9 near the 900 block of West Second Avenue in Mitchell with two other men, Jeremiah Hart, 22, of Huron, and Matthew Hart, 20, of Mitchell.

He faces a maximum of 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine for each charge.

A psychiatric evaluation was ordered and a trial was set for December.

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