Four More Arrests Made In Death Of Williston Rancher; Fifth Suspect Being Sought

Teresa Steen, seen in this February 2012 photo, is wanted by the Williams County Sheriff’s Office.

WILLISTON, N.D. – Authorities have made four additional arrests and are have issued a warrant for a fifth suspect in connection with the shooting death of Williston rancher Jack Sjol.

Jeremy Weyrauch, 31, and Ronald Gibbons, 27, were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder, Class AA felonies.  Weyrauch is being held in the Williams County Jail and Gibbons is being held in Pierce County, Wash.

Isaac Steen, 31, was arrested on suspicion of facilitation of murder, a Class C felony. Amber Jensen, 29, was arrested on suspicion of hindering law enforcement, a Class C felony. Both are being held in the Williams County Jail.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Teresa Steen, 33, for facilitation of murder. Anyone who knows of her whereabouts is asked to call the Williams County Sheriff’s Office at (701) 577-7700.

The arrests were made on Wednesday, said Sgt. Detective Amanda McNamee with the Williams County Sheriff’s Office. No other details were released.

All individuals are local Williston residents except Gibbons, who is from Washington, McNamee said.

Ryan Stensaker, 33, Williston, was arrested May 16 and charged with Class AA felony murder.

Sjol, 58, was last seen April 24 and was missing until his body was found in Williams County three weeks later.

A medical examiner’s report said Sjol died from a gunshot wound to the head and chest from a .300 caliber rifle.

The report from the medical examiner indicated Sjol was shot at his ranch northeast of Williston, but the body was found in a private dump ground about eight miles away.