Gerald Manley and Michael Pajala both are charged with disorderly conduct.

Two Fargo men accused of confronting juveniles they say were terrorizing a neighborhood have pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges.

Gerald Manley and Michael Pajala both are charged with disorderly conduct. Manley also faces a simple assault charge for allegedly being physical with one of the boys.

Authorities allege that Manley, Pajala and a third man confronted the juveniles in a vehicle on a street. They say Pajala was armed with a semiautomatic rifle and the third man had a concealed handgun. The third man was not charged.

Parents of the three boys in the car tell The Forum newspaper (http://bit.ly/11EUYb6 ) that the Saturday night incident terrified their children. Defense attorney Bruce Quick says the boys have been terrorizing the neighborhood for about a year.