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BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Police Department has issued a notification that a level three sex offender will be moving to the 300 block of Irvine Avenue in Bemidji.


Michael Warren Smith, 28, has a history of engaging in sexual contact with male and female victims ages 2-5. Smith’s contact included fondling and penetration, and he was known to his victims.

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Crystal Dey
Crystal Dey covers crime, courts, tribal relations and social issues for The Bemidji Pioneer in Bemidji, Minnesota. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey has worked for the Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota, The Forum in Fargo, North Dakota, The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida, the Hartford Courant in Hartford and West Hartford News in West Hartford, Connecticut. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.
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