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Suspects plead guilty in Maple Ridge burglary


BEMIDJI -- Two people from Red Lake have plead guilty to second-degree burglary charges from an incident in Maple Ridge Township.

Kristie Leanne Lussier, 41, plead guilty Dec. 23. Robert Alan Thunder, 31, entered a guilty plea Monday. Both are scheduled for sentencing in Beltrami District Court on Jan. 21. Second-degree burglary carries a penalty of up to 10 years imprisonment and/or a $20,000 fine.

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Crystal Dey
Crystal Dey covers crime, courts and Beltrami county government for The Bemidji Pioneer. 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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