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Bayport man sent back to prison

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BEMIDJI — After being released from prison in January following a two-year sentence, a 34-year-old Bayport man was sent back to the St. Cloud Correctional Facility in late April.

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Daniel Ryan Goodbuffalo was sentenced on April 25 by Beltrami District Judge Paul Benshoof for threatening his probation agent and a police officer Jan. 23 — nine days after being released from prison. Goodbuffalo will serve two years and five months in St. Cloud for the charge of felony terroristic threats.

According to a police report, an officer with the Bemidji Police Department responded to a home in the 500 block of Fourth Street Northwest, where Goodbuffalo was refusing to be arrested by his probation agent.

When the officer arrived, Goodbuffalo was sitting in a chair drinking a bottle of vodka. He told police that he was a member of the Native Mob street gang, and that if he had “his Ak-47,” he would “take care of (the officer) like all of those little kids,” the report stated. Once in custody, Goodbuffalo slammed his head into a window of a police car.

Goodbuffalo was convicted in 2000 for first-degree burglary and possession of a pistol, according to court documents. Because of his criminal history, he was convicted and sent to prison in 2010 for second-degree burglary while in possession of a firearm. 

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Justin Glawe
Reporting on crime, courts and Beltrami county government. Follow me on Twitter @JustinGlawe.
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