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In Beltrami County District Court before Judge Paul Benshoof:

Jordan Tyler Headbird, 20, of Cass Lake, pleaded innocent June 6 to felony terroristic threats. He requested a jury trial, which is scheduled for July 26.

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According to the criminal complaint:

At 3 p.m. Jan. 1, Leech Lake Tribal Police officer responded to a report of a break-in and assault. Headbird had broken into a man's house and threatened to kill the resident with a metal pipe. Headbird entered the house by breaking out a window.

Joseph Z. Livingstone, 28, of Bemidji, pleaded innocent June 6 to felony first-degree DWI. He requested a jury trial, which is scheduled for July 26.

According to the criminal complaint:

At 9:45 p.m. April 1, a Bemidji Police officer responded to a report of a drunken driver. The officer saw a vehicle fitting the description of the suspect and made a traffic stop. The officer detected the odor of alcohol and bloodshot, watery eyes on Livingstone, who failed field sobriety tests and registered .16 in a preliminary breath test. He was taken to the Beltrami County Jail where he registered .17 in a breath test. At the time of his arrest, Livingstone's driving privileges were valid, and he had four prior DWI convictions in 2000, 2001, 2004 and felony DWI in 2005, for which he is currently on supervised release.

Natasha Dawn Redeagle, 26, of Redby, pleaded guilty and was sentenced June 6 for gross misdemeanor third-degree DWI - refusal to test.

She was sentenced to one year in jail with 355 days stayed for three years on the following conditions: She must serve 10 days in jail with credit for three days served; serve three years of probation; pay fine and costs of $585; complete chemical dependency assessment and follow recommendations; undergo random testing; not drink and drive; complete ASPEN.

At 12:16 a.m. April 3, A Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy saw Redeagle swerving over the fog line and driving erratically at varying speeds between 38 mph and 45 mph in a 55 mph zone. The deputy made a traffic stop and detected the odor of alcohol and bloodshot, watery eyes on Redeagle, who failed field sobriety tests and registered .175 in a preliminary breath test. She was taken to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center where she refused both urine and blood tests. At the time of her arrest, her driving privileges were suspended, and she had no prior DWI convictions.

John Herman Klasen IV, 34, of Wilton, pleaded guilty June 6 to felony fifth-degree possession of methamphetamine and gross misdemeanor contributing to the need for child protection or services. His sentencing is scheduled for July 18.

At 11:45 p.m. April 29, Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force agents, Beltrami County Sheriff's deputies and Bureau of Criminal Apprehension officers executed a search warrant at a Wilton home following a report that Klasen sold meth from the residence. Klasen was not present, but deputies and Minnesota State Patrol troopers made a traffic stop of a vehicle in which Klasen was a passenger. At the time of his arrest, Klasen had prior convictions for felony receiving stolen property in 2006 and felony possession of meth in 2009, both in Beltrami County.

Braden Craig Beckstrand, 23, of Clearbrook, pleaded guilty and was sentenced June 6 for gross misdemeanor second-degree DWI with two aggravating factors.

He was sentenced to one year in jail with 335 days stayed for four years on the following conditions: He must serve 30 days in jail with credit for three days served; serve four years of probation to the court; pay fine and costs of $860; not enter establishments where alcohol is served; undergo random testing; have no alcohol violations and complete the DWI program.

On April 30, Bemidji Police officers responded to a two-vehicle accident cause by Beckstrand driving through and intersection when the other vehicle had the right of way. The officers detected the odor of alcohol on Beckstrand, who failed field sobriety tests and registered .21 in a preliminary breath test. He was taken to the Beltrami County Jail where he registered .21 on the Intoxilyzer. At the time of his arrest, his driving privileges were valid, and he had one prior DWI conviction in 2008.

Blair Jerald Bray, 34, of St. Francis, Minn., pleaded guilty and was sentenced June 6 for gross misdemeanor second-degree DWI with two aggravating factors.

He was sentenced to one year in jail with 335 days stayed for four years on the following conditions: He must serve 30 days on work release with credit for nine days served; serve four years of probation; pay fine and costs of $860; complete chemical dependency assessment and follow recommendations; undergo random testing; and have no alcohol violations.

At 9:42 p.m. May 29, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle with lights flashing on and off. The deputy found Bray sleeping in the driver's seat with the dome light on and the keys in the ignition. The deputy detected the odor of alcohol on Bray, who failed field sobriety tests and registered .24 in a preliminary breath test. He was taken to the Beltrami County Jail where he registered .27 on the Intoxilyzer. At the time of his arrest, his driving privileges were valid, and he had one prior DWI conviction in 2009.

Anna Christine Brule, 27, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty April 25 and was sentenced June 6 for felony first-degree DWI within 10 years of three or more impaired driving incidents.

She was sentenced to 42 months in prison stayed for seven years on the following conditions: She must serve 180 days in jail with credit for 88 days served; serve seven years of supervised probation; pay fine and costs of $1,185; complete chemical dependency assessment and follow recommendations; not use or possess alcohol or controlled substances or enter establishments where they are sold or served; undergo random testing; and submit a DNA sample.

Early on the morning of March 11, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy saw Brule pull into and out of a gas station parking lot, skidding as she did so. The deputy made a traffic stop and detected the odor of alcohol, slurred speech and bloodshot, watery eyes on Brule, who failed field sobriety tests and registered .144 in a preliminary breath test. She submitted a urine sample at the Beltrami County Jail. At the time of her arrest, her driving privileges were valid, and she had three prior DWI convictions from 2003, 2004 and 2008.

Anson Peter Beaulieu Jr., 27, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty May 3 and was sentenced June 6 for felony violation of a compact for adult offender supervision.

He was sentenced to 13 months in prison stayed for five years on the following conditions: He must serve 45 days in jail with credit for 30 days served; serve five years of supervised probation; pay fine and costs of $658; complete chemical dependency assessment and follow recommendations; not use or possess alcohol or controlled substances or enter establishments where they are sold or served; undergo random testing; and submit a DNA sample.

In 2009, he was convicted of being an ineligible person in possession of a firearm. He was sentenced to 60 months in prison, with the time stayed on the condition he serve 15 years of supervised probation. He later was allowed to move to Maryland for supervision, but failed to register for supervision, then left that state and returned to Minnesota without reporting the move. A warrant was issued for his arrest in November, and he was arrested in January.

Rebecca Jean Johnson, 35, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty and was sentenced June 6 for gross misdemeanor second-degree DWI refusal to test.

She was sentenced to one year in jail with 335 days stayed for three years on the following conditions: She must serve 30 days on work release with credit for two days served; serve three years of probation; pay fine and costs of $935; undergo random testing; not drink and drive; complete treatment; and complete ASPEN.

At 1:57 p.m. April 15, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy saw expired license tabs on Johnson's vehicle. The deputy made a traffic stop and detected the odor of alcohol and bloodshot, watery eyes on Johnson, who failed field sobriety tests and registered .190 in a preliminary breath test. She was taken to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center where she refused both a blood and urine test. At the time of her arrest, her driving privileges were valid, and she had one prior DWI conviction in 2006.

Peggy Jo Sand, 48, of Wilton, pleaded guilty June 6 to felony possession of methamphetamine and gross misdemeanor contributing to the need for child protection or services. Her sentencing is scheduled for July 8.

At 11:45 p.m. April 29, Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force agents, Beltrami County Sheriff's deputies and Bureau of Criminal Apprehension officers executed a search warrant at a Wilton home where they found methamphetamine and items indicating drug sales. There were two children in the home. Sand and two others were arrested and arrangements were made for the care of the children. At the time of her arrest, Sand had prior convictions for possession of meth and felony theft in Beltrami County in 2008.

Amber Marie-Ann Sand, 24, of Wilton, pleaded guilty May 16 to felony third-degree possession of methamphetamine and felony fifth-degree possession of morphine.

She was sentenced to 45 months in prison with credit for 59 days served and must pay fine and costs of $208.

In a separate case, she pleaded guilty and was sentenced June 6 for felony possession of not a small amount of marijuana and contributing to the need for child protection or support.

She was sentenced to concurrent 19 months in prison with credit for 37 days served and must pay fine and costs of $210.

On Jan 27, 2010, she violated her conditions of release on convictions in Beltrami and Benton counties and was taken to the Beltrami County Jail. She had six grams of meth and 10 morphine pills.

At 11:45 p.m. April 29, Beltrami County Sheriff's deputies, Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force officers and Bureau of Criminal Apprehension officers executed a search warrant of a home where Sand was living on pretrial release in relation to the previous two counts. The search turned up four grams of meth and a scale. Sand and two other people were arrested. At the time of her arrest, she had prior convictions for possession of meth in 2007, 2008 and 2009 in Beltrami County.

Andrew Jon Selzler, 35, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty May 3 to a felony charge of soliciting a child to engage in sexual contact and four felony counts of possession of child pornography. Six additional felony counts of possession of child pornography were dismissed. His sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 8.

He posed online as a 14-year-old girl in chat rooms. A search warrant of his home was executed March 16. The search turned up pornographic videos of children ages 3-17.

Marguerite Cassyndra Sarah Sauer, 28, of Shakopee, Minn., pleaded guilty and was sentenced June 6 for gross misdemeanor third-degree DWI.

She was sentenced to one year in jail with 355 days stayed for three years on the following conditions: She must serve 10 days in jail with credit for three days served; serve three years of probation; pay fine and costs of $610; complete chemical dependency assessment and follow recommendations; and not drink and drive.

At 2:30 a.m. April 23, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy on routine patrol saw Sauer parked facing east in a westbound lane with her vehicle partly on the sidewalk. The deputy stopped beside the vehicle and detected the odor of alcohol, bloodshot, watery eyes and slurred speech on Sauer, who failed field sobriety tests and registered .187 in a preliminary breath test. She was taken to the Beltrami County Jail where she registered .20 in a breath test. At the time of her arrest, her driver's license was valid, and she had no prior DWI convictions.

Joseph Miller Hilton, 19, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty May 3 and was sentenced June 6 for felony third-degree burglary in a non-felony sentence.

He was sentenced to one year in jail with 335 days stayed for two years on the following conditions: He must serve 30 days on work release; serve two years of supervised probation; pay fine and costs of $1,711; have no contact with victims; write a letter of apology; and undergo cognitive skills training.

At 11 p.m. Jan. 19, a Bemidji Police officer on routine patrol saw a door smashed in at a Bemidji convenience store. The burglar alarm was sounding and a man was running away through the snow. The burglar had stolen three cartons of cigarettes.

In Beltrami County District Court before Judge Shari Schluchter:

Clara Jean Johnson, 23, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty May 9 and was sentenced June 13 for felony theft of more than $1,000.

She was sentenced to a stay of imposition on the following conditions: She must serve 30 days in jail; serve five years of supervised probation; complete chemical dependency assessment and follow recommendations; not use or possess alcohol or controlled substances or enter establishments where they are sold or served; undergo random testing; submit a DNA sample; have no contact with victims; undergo counseling; and take medications as prescribed. Successful completion of probation will result in a misdemeanor conviction.

At 2 p.m. May 3, she and another woman shoplifted merchandise valued at $1,265.08 from a Bemidji retail business.

Amy Izsola Murray, 27, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty Oct. 19 and was sentenced June 13 for felony financial transaction card fraud and felony escape from custody.

On the financial transaction fraud conviction, she was sentenced to 21 months in prison with credit for 158 days served and must pay fine and costs of $265.

On the escape conviction, she must serve consecutively 12 months and one day in prison and pay fine and costs of $83.

On March 3, she used another person's credit card without permission to make a series of purchases. On May 21, while she was in the Beltrami County Jail awaiting pretrial hearings on that charge, she was furloughed for a medical exam. However, she didn't return to the jail after the exam. She has prior convictions for motor vehicle theft in 2002; financial transaction card fraud in 2008 and 2009; check forgery in 2008; fifth-degree possession of controlled substance in 2008 and fourth-degree assault of a peace officer in 2008; and is currently under supervised Minnesota Department of Correction probation in St. Louis County.

In Beltrami County District Court before Judge John Melbye:

Justin Lee Erickson, 26, of Bemidji, pleaded innocent to gross misdemeanor domestic assault. He requested a jury trial, which is scheduled for Aug. 23.

According to the criminal complaint:

On Dec. 13, Beltrami County Sheriff's deputies responded to a domestic assault report. A woman reported that Erickson had threatened to kill her and burn the house down, and that he had grabbed her by the neck and pinned her against a wall. At the time of his arrest, there was a warrant out for his arrest in Hennepin County, and he had a prior conviction for domestic assault in 2004 in Anoka County.

Jesse James Poncelet, 33, of Bemidji, pleaded innocent June 13 to felony domestic abuse - violation of a no-contact order. He requested a jury trial, which is scheduled for Aug. 23.

According to the criminal complaint:

At 1:01 a.m. A Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy recognized a driver as having a cancelled driver's license and made a traffic stop. Poncelet was a passenger in the woman's vehicle. She had a no-contact order out against him. At the time of his arrest, Poncelet had prior convictions for domestic assault in 2010 and second-degree assault in 2001.

Dietrich Arntson Drauden, 41, of Blackduck, pleaded guilty June 13 to felony first-degree DWI refusal of chemical testing. His sentencing is scheduled for July 25.

At 10:10 p.m. May 21, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy saw Drauden driving with one headlight out. The deputy made a traffic stop and detected the odor of alcohol and bloodshot, watery eyes on Drauden, who failed field sobriety tests and refused preliminary breath test. He was taken to the Beltrami County Jail where he refused urine and blood tests. At the time of his arrest, he had prior DWI convictions from 2004, 2005 and 2008 and was supposed to drive only with an ignition interlock device.

Mark Daniel Nolden, 26, of Hines, pleaded innocent June 13 to gross misdemeanor second-degree DWI refusal of chemical testing. He requested a jury trial, which is scheduled for Aug. 23.

According to the criminal complaint:

At 1:40 a.m. April 14, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy on routine patrol saw Nolden following too closely. The deputy pulled over and let Nolden pass, then made a traffic stop. The deputy detected the odor of alcohol and bloodshot, watery eyes on Nolden, who refused field sobriety tests and preliminary breath test. He was taken to the Beltrami County Jail where he refused an Intoxilyzer test. At the time of his arrest, his driving privileges were valid, and he had one prior DWI conviction from 2008.

Steven Joseph Goodwin, 48, of Naytahwaush, pleaded innocent to gross misdemeanor theft of more than $500. He requested a jury trial, which is scheduled for Aug. 23.

According to the criminal complaint:

At 4:30 p.m. May 21, a Bemidji Police officer responded to a shoplifting report from a Bemidji business of a stolen camera and tool kit valued at a total of $628. At the time of his arrest, Goodwin had two outstanding warrants for his arrest.

Justin Lee Erickson, 26, of Bemidji, pleaded innocent to gross misdemeanor domestic assault. He requested a jury trial, which is scheduled for Aug. 23.

According to the criminal complaint:

On Dec. 13, Beltrami County Sheriff's deputies responded to a domestic assault report. A woman reported that Erickson had threatened to kill her and burn the house down, and that he had grabbed her by the neck and pinned her against a wall. At the time of his arrest, there was a warrant out for his arrest in Hennepin County, and he had a prior conviction for domestic assault in 2004 in Anoka County.

Jesse James Poncelet, 33, of Bemidji, pleaded innocent June 13 to felony domestic abuse - violation of a no-contact order. He requested a jury trial, which is scheduled for Aug. 23.

According to the criminal complaint:

At 1:01 a.m. A Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy recognized a driver as having a cancelled driver's license and made a traffic stop. Poncelet was a passenger in the woman's vehicle. She had a no-contact order out against him. At the time of his arrest, Poncelet had prior convictions for domestic assault in 2010 and second-degree assault in 2001.

Dietrich Arntson Drauden, 41, of Blackduck, pleaded guilty June 13 to felony first-degree DWI refusal of chemical testing. His sentencing is scheduled for July 25.

At 10:10 p.m. May 21, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy saw Drauden driving with one headlight out. The deputy made a traffic stop and detected the odor of alcohol and bloodshot, watery eyes on Drauden, who failed field sobriety tests and refused preliminary breath test. He was taken to the Beltrami County Jail where he refused urine and blood tests. At the time of his arrest, he had prior DWI convictions from 2004, 2005 and 2008 and was supposed to drive only with an ignition interlock device.

Mark Daniel Nolden, 26, of Hines, pleaded innocent June 13 to gross misdemeanor second-degree DWI refusal of chemical testing. He requested a jury trial, which is scheduled for Aug. 23.

According to the criminal complaint:

At 1:40 a.m. April 14, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy on routine patrol saw Nolden following too closely. The deputy pulled over and let Nolden pass, then made a traffic stop. The deputy detected the odor of alcohol and bloodshot, watery eyes on Nolden, who refused field sobriety tests and preliminary breath test. He was taken to the Beltrami County Jail where he refused an Intoxilyzer test. At the time of his arrest, his driving privileges were valid, and he had one prior DWI conviction from 2008.

Steven Joseph Goodwin, 48, of Naytahwaush, pleaded innocent to gross misdemeanor theft of more than $500. He requested a jury trial, which is scheduled for Aug. 23.

According to the criminal complaint:

At 4:30 p.m. May 21, a Bemidji Police officer responded to a shoplifting report from a Bemidji business of a stolen camera and tool kit valued at a total of $628. At the time of his arrest, Goodwin had two outstanding warrants for his arrest.

In Beltrami County District Court before Judge Shari Schluchter:

Clara Jean Johnson, 23, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty May 9 and was sentenced June 13 for felony theft of more than $1,000.

She was sentenced to a stay of imposition on the following conditions: She must serve 30 days in jail; serve five years of supervised probation; complete chemical dependency assessment and follow recommendations; not use or possess alcohol or controlled substances or enter establishments where they are sold or served; undergo random testing; submit a DNA sample; have no contact with victims; undergo counseling; and take medications as prescribed. Successful completion of probation will result in a misdemeanor conviction.

At 2 p.m. May 3, she and another woman shoplifted merchandise valued at $1,265.08 from a Bemidji retail business.

Amy Izsola Murray, 27, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty Oct. 19 and was sentenced June 13 for felony financial transaction card fraud and felony escape from custody.

On the financial transaction fraud conviction, she was sentenced to 21 months in prison with credit for 158 days served and must pay fine and costs of $265.

On the escape conviction, she must serve consecutively 12 months and one day in prison and pay fine and costs of $83.

On March 3, she used another person's credit card without permission to make a series of purchases. On May 21, while she was in the Beltrami County Jail awaiting pretrial hearings on that charge, she was furloughed for a medical exam. However, she didn't return to the jail after the exam. She has prior convictions for motor vehicle theft in 2002; financial transaction card fraud in 2008 and 2009; check forgery in 2008; fifth-degree possession of controlled substance in 2008 and fourth-degree assault of a peace officer in 2008; and is currently under supervised Minnesota Department of Correction probation in St. Louis County.

Steven Ryan Annonson, 23, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty and was sentenced June 29 for gross misdemeanor third-degree DWI with one aggravating factor.

He was sentenced to one year in jail with 335 days stayed for four years on the following conditions: He must serve 30 days on work release with credit for two days served; serve four years of supervised probation; pay fine and costs of $1,110; complete chemical dependency assessment and follow recommendations; not use or possess alcohol or controlled substances or enter establishments where they are sold or served; and undergo random testing. The sentence will run consecutively with another sentence.

At 2 a.m. March 6, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy saw Annonson drive out of a driveway of an unoccupied residence. The deputy made a traffic stop and detected the odor of alcohol, slurred speech and bloodshot, watery eyes on Annonson, who failed field sobriety tests and registered .17 in a preliminary breath test. He also had a glass marijuana pipe and a small amount of marijuana in the vehicle. He was taken to the Beltrami County Jail where he registered .17 on the Intoxilyzer. At the time of his arrest, his driving privileges were valid, and he had one prior DWI conviction in 2009 in Beltrami County.

Bruce Alan Legg, 29, of Bemidji pleaded guilty and was sentenced June 20 for gross misdemeanor second-degree DWI with two aggravating factors.

He was sentenced to one year in jail with 335 days stayed for four years on the following conditions: He must serve 30 days in jail with credit for three days served; serve four years of probation; pay or work off fine and costs of $1,110; complete chemical dependency assessment and follow recommendations; not use or possess alcohol or controlled substances or enter establishments where they are sold or served; and undergo random testing.

At 1 a.m. May 5, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy saw Legg driving erratically and crossing the fog line. The deputy made a traffic stop and detected the odor of alcohol and bloodshot, watery eyes on Legg, who failed field sobriety tests and registered .185 in a preliminary breath test. He was taken to the Beltrami County Jail where he registered .20 on the Intoxilyzer. At the time of his arrest, his driving privileges were valid, and he had one prior DWI conviction in 2006 and one underage drinking and driving conviction in 1999.

Joshua Dale Spriggs, 29, of Minneapolis, pleaded guilty May 9 and was sentenced June 20 for felony fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance, namely Adderall.

He was sentenced to 30 days in jail, with credit for three days served, and placed on five years of supervised probation. He must pay fine and costs of $575; complete chemical dependency assessment and follow recommendations; not use or possess alcohol or controlled substances or be around other using alcohol or controlled substances; and undergo random testing.

On Jan. 28, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy made a traffic stop in relation to an expired license and discovered that Spriggs was wanted on an outstanding warrant from Morrison County for driving without insurance. He was taken to the Beltrami County Jail where he was found in possession of Adderall, a controlled substance.

Jeremy Martin Jones, 35, of Cass Lake, pleaded guilty and was sentenced June 20 for gross misdemeanor giving a peace officer a false name.

He was sentenced to one year in jail with 257 stayed for two years on the following conditions: He must serve 108 days in jail; serve two years of probation; and pay fine and costs of $335.

At 2:40 a.m. April 10, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy on routine patrol saw a driver driving erratically on the shoulder. The deputy made a traffic stop. Jones was a passenger in the vehicle. The driver was arrested for DWI. Jones gave the deputy a false name. He was arrested on an outstanding warrant from Cass County.

Paul William Strand, 51, of Moorhead, Minn., pleaded guilty and was sentenced June 20 for gross misdemeanor third-degree DWI with one aggravating factor.

He was sentenced to one year in jail with 355 days stayed for three years on the following conditions: He must serve 30 days in jail with credit for three days served; serve three years of probation; pay fine and costs of $835; complete chemical dependency assessment; not drink and drive; complete treatment; complete DWI seminar; and undergo random testing.

At 3:28 p.m. May 15, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy responded to an accident in which a pickup was rolled in a ditch. The driver, Strand, had run into the woods where he was arrested. The deputy detected the odor of alcohol and bloodshot, watery eyes on Strand, who failed field sobriety tests and registered .15 in a preliminary breath test. At the time of his arrest, his driving privileges were valid, and he had one prior DWI conviction in 1997 in North Dakota.

Gary Gene Miettinen Sr., 53, of Cass Lake, pleaded guilty April 18 and was sentenced June 20 for felony fifth-degree possession of methamphetamine.

He was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison stayed for 10 years on the following conditions: He must serve 180 days in jail with furlough for treatment; serve 10 years of supervised probation; pay or work off fine and costs of $1,160; not use, possess or be around others using alcohol or controlled substance or enter establishments where they are sold or served; undergo random testing; submit a DNA sample; and complete treatment and aftercare.

At 10 a.m. March 26, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy was notified that a fugitive was staying at Miettinen's home. The deputy went to the house and executed a warrant from Clearwater County for Miettinen's arrest. At the time of his arrest, Miettinen was in possession of one gram of meth. He was taken to the Beltrami County Jail. At the time of his arrest, he had a prior conviction for possession of a controlled substance in Dakota County.

Brendan Ryan Dowell, 30, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty April 19 and was sentenced June 20 for felony terroristic threats, amended from felony second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon.

He was sentenced to 163 days in jail and must serve five years of supervised probation; complete chemical dependency assessment and follow recommendations; not use or possess alcohol or controlled substances or enter establishments where they are sold or served; complete cognitive skills training; have no contact with the victim; undergo random testing; and submit a DNA sample.

Early morning Jan.1, a Bemidji Police officer responded to a report of a stabbing. Dowell had stabbed a man in the back with a kitchen knife. The victim was taken to North Country Regional Hospital for treatment. Dowell was taken to the Beltrami County Jail.

Kyle Robert Price, 30, of Thief River Falls, Minn., pleaded guilty and was sentenced June 20 for gross misdemeanor second-degree DWI.

He was sentenced to one year in jail with 335 days stayed for four years on the following conditions: He must serve 30 days on work release; serve four years of probation; pay fine and costs of $865; complete chemical dependency assessment and follow recommendations; not use or possess alcohol or controlled substances or enter establishments where they are sold or served; and undergo random testing.

At 1:02 a.m. May 26, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy saw Price drive erratically and then pull into a driveway. The deputy went up to the vehicle and detected slurred speech and bloodshot, watery eyes on Price, who failed field sobriety tests and registered .20 in a preliminary breath test. He was taken to the Beltrami County Jail and registered .21 on the Intoxilyzer. At the time of his arrest, his driving privileges were valid, and he had two prior DWI convictions in 2000 and 2004.

Amber Marie Lajeunesse, 31, of Red Lake, pleaded guilty and was sentenced June 20 for gross misdemeanor third-degree DWI with one aggravating factor.

She was sentenced to one year in jail with 355 days stayed for three years on the following conditions: She must serve 10 days in jail with credit for three days served; serve three years of probation; pay fine and costs of $860; complete chemical dependency assessment and follow recommendations; not use or possess alcohol or controlled substances or enter establishments where they are sold or served; and undergo random testing.

At 9:30 p.m. May 2, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy on routine patrol saw Lajeunesse driving over the fog line. The deputy made a traffic stop and detected the odor of alcohol on Lajeunesse, who failed field sobriety tests and registered .08 in a preliminary breath test. A child was in the back seat of the vehicle without a car seat. Lajeunesse was taken to the Beltrami County Jail where she registered .09 on the Intoxilyzer. At the time of her arrest, her driving privileges were valid, and she had no prior DWI convictions.

Darress May Graves, 19, of Cass Lake, pleaded guilty and was sentenced June 20 for gross misdemeanor between $501 and $1,000 in property damage and misdemeanor trespass.

She was sentenced on the gross misdemeanor property damage conviction to one year in jail with 278 days stayed for two years on the following conditions: She must serve 87 days in jail; serve two years of supervised probation; pay fine and costs of $510; complete chemical dependency assessment and follow recommendation; and have no contact with the victim.

At 8:02 p.m. Dec. 5, a Leech Lake Tribal Police officer responded to a report of property damage. Graves had entered a residence without permission and passed out in the bedroom. She had entered the house by smashing the front door window and two other windows. At the time of her arrest, she had prior convictions for fifth-degree assault and reckless handling of a dangerous weapon and was on a no-drink order.

Matthew King Gamber, 32, of Bagley, pleaded guilty and was sentenced June 20 for gross misdemeanor second-degree DWI with two aggravating factors.

He was sentenced to one year in jail with 335 days stayed for four years on the following conditions: He must serve 30 days on work release with credit for three days served; serve four years of probation; pay fine and costs of $1,185; complete chemical dependency assessment and follow recommendations; not use or possess alcohol or controlled substances; and undergo random testing.

At 12:55 a.m. May 8, A Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy saw Gamber driving at 65 mph in a 45 mph zone and with an unlighted license plate. The deputy made a traffic stop and detected the odor of alcohol, slurred speech and bloodshot, watery eyes on Gamber, who failed field sobriety tests and registered .194 in a preliminary breath test. He was taken to the Beltrami County Jail where he registered .20 on the Intoxilyzer. At the time of his arrest, his driving privileges were valid, and he had one prior DWI conviction in 2002.

John Williams Campbell, 29, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty June 20 to felony fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance, namely heroin. His sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 12.

At 8:30 a.m. June 20, 2010, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy responded to a woman who called because she was suffering disorientation. The deputy found marijuana growing at the residence. A woman at the residence reported she used heroin with Campbell.

Gary Lee Johnson, 51, of Redby, pleaded guilty June 20 to felony first-degree DWI. His sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 1.

At 8:53 p.m. Dec. 21, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy on routine patrol saw Johnson driving with no front license plate. The deputy made a traffic stop and detected the odor of alcohol and bloodshot, watery eyes on Johnson, who failed field sobriety tests and refused a preliminary breath test. He was taken to the Beltrami County Jail where he registered .16 on the Intoxilyzer. At the time of his arrest, his driving privileges had been cancelled as inimical to public safety, and he had five prior DWI convictions in 1988, 1996, 1998, 2002 and 2004. The convictions in 2002 and 2004 were for felony first0degree DWI.

Shaw Lee Sherer-Nason, 27, of Cass Lake, pleaded innocent June 20 to felony check forgery. His pretrial hearing is scheduled for Aug. 23.

According to the criminal complaint:

In June and July 2010, he wrote checks totaling more than $2,500 on a deceased person's account.

In a separate case, Sherer-Nason pleaded innocent to felony third-degree burglary. His pretrial hearing on this charge is also scheduled for Aug. 23.

According to the criminal complaint:

At 8:40 a.m. Sept. 22, 2009, a Leech Lake Tribal Police officer responded to a report of a boat motor and canoes stolen from a locked building at the Cass Lake Episcopal Camp.

In Beltrami County District Court before Judge John Melbye:

Timothy John Adams, 25, of Cass Lake, pleaded guilty June 17 to felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. His sentencing is scheduled for July 29.

At 2 a.m. Jan. 30, a Bemidji Police officer responded to a report of an erratic driver bouncing off snowbanks on either side of the road and going north in a southbound lane. The officer caught up with the vehicle and activated lights and siren. The driver fled in the vehicle until the officer with backup penned the car in an alley. The officers detected the odor of alcohol, slurred speech and bloodshot, watery eyes on Adams. He was taken to the Beltrami County Jail where he refused testing. At the time of his arrest, he had prior convictions for fifth-degree domestic assault, criminal damage to property and third-degree sale of cocaine in 2010 and was on probation for these offenses on a no-drink order.

Tanisha Ann Fineday, 23, of Cass Lake, pleaded guilty June 13 and was sentenced June 20 for gross misdemeanor harassment - violation of a probation order and misdemeanor fleeing peace officer. A charge of misdemeanor fourth-degree property damage was dismissed.

She was sentenced on the gross misdemeanor conviction to one year in jail with 307 days stayed for two years on the following conditions: She must serve 58 days in jail; serve two years of probation; and pay fine and costs of $908. She was sentenced on the misdemeanor conviction to 90 days in jail with 32 days stayed and fined $150.

At 1:40 a.m. Dec. 24, 2009, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy responded to a report of Fineday trying to break the windshield of a vehicle parked at a residence. She was at the property in violation of a restraining order. At the time of her arrest, she had a prior conviction for violating the same restraining order in 2009.

Dawn Olive Labelle, 47, of Wilton, pleaded guilty May 3 and was sentenced June 13 for felony fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance, namely crack cocaine.

She was sentenced to 13 months in prison stayed for 10 years on the following conditions: She must serve 46 days in jail; serve 10 years of supervised probation; pay fine and costs of $658; complete chemical dependency assessment and follow recommendations; not use, possess or be around others using alcohol or controlled substances or enter establishments where they are sold or served; undergo random testing and random searches; and undergo cognitive skills training.

At 9:50 p.m. Aug. 16, a Minnesota Highway patrol trooper saw a driver driving at 80 mph in a 65 mph zone. The trooper made a traffic stop. Labelle was a passenger in the vehicle. She was on a no-drink, no-drug, random testing condition of conditional release. As the trooper prepared apparatus for her preliminary breath test, she threw a baggie of crack cocaine in the grass. She was taken to the Beltrami County Jail for violating the no-drink, no-drug order. At the time of her arrest, she was on conditional release on conviction for fourth-degree DWI in 2010 in Beltrami County.

Sandra Jean Larson, 57, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty May 3 and was sentenced June 13 for felony fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance, namely methamphetamine.

She was sentenced to five years of supervised probation and must pay a $250 fine; complete chemical dependency testing and follow recommendations; not use or possess alcohol or controlled substances; and undergo random testing. Successful completion of probation will result in dismissal of the conviction.

At 8:30 p.m. Nov. 2, 2009, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy responded to a report that Larson was driving with a large amount of meth in her vehicle. The deputy made a traffic stop and Larson allowed a search of her vehicle and purse. The search turned up a pipe containing meth.

Devon Rondell Lassman, 22, of Deer River, Minn., pleaded guilty and was sentenced June 13 for gross misdemeanor child endangerment and misdemeanor property damage. A charge of misdemeanor domestic assault was dismissed.

On the child endangerment conviction, he was sentenced to one year in jail with 365 days stayed for two years on the following conditions: He must serve two years of probation; pay fine and costs of $1,160; pay restitution; not use or possess alcohol or controlled substances or enter establishments where they are sold or served; undergo random testing; and have no contact with victims. On the property damage conviction, he must serve 90 days in jail with 90 days stayed on the same probation conditions, serve one year of probation and pay a $500 fine.

At 10 a.m. May 23, Bemidji Police officers responded to a call from a woman with a 5-year-old and 3-year-old in the back seat of the car. She had gone to visit a family member. Lassman was at the residence. He punched out the rear window of the car, causing broken glass to hit the 5-year-old. With a bloody arm, Lassman went into the house and hid in a broom closet. At the time of his arrest, Lassman had a prior conviction for felony fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance in 2008.

Matthew Warren Hemstad, 33, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty and was sentenced June 13 for gross misdemeanor third-degree DWI.

He was sentenced to one year in jail with 355 days stayed for four years on the following conditions: He must serve 10 days in jail with credit for one day served; serve four years of probation; pay fine and costs of $608; not drink and drive; not drive without insurance; have no driver's license violations; and undergo random testing.

At 12:51 a.m. April 10, 2009, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy saw Hemstad driving erratically. The deputy made a traffic stop and detected the odor of alcohol, slurred speech and bloodshot, watery eyes on Hemstad, who failed field sobriety tests and registered .217 in a preliminary breath test. He was taken to the Beltrami County Jail where he registered .22 on the Intoxilyzer. At the time of his arrest, his driving privileges were valid, and he had no prior DWI convictions.

Kyle David Jordet, 21, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty and was sentenced June 13 for gross misdemeanor driving after cancellation as inimical to public safety.

He was sentenced to one year in jail with 355 days stayed for two years on the following conditions: He must serve 10 days in jail or have ignition interlock installed on his vehicle; serve two years of probation; and pay fine and costs of $910.

At 1:36 a.m. May 22, a Beltrami County Sheriff's deputy, who knew Jordet's license was cancelled, saw Jordet driving. The deputy followed Jordet home and made the arrest. Jordet's license was cancelled in 2009.

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