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January 9, 2017
Cass Lake man pleads not guilty to baseball bat assault
BEMIDJI -- A Cass Lake man charged with third-degree assault after allegedly breaking another man’s wrist and jaw pleaded not guilty Monday, Jan. 9. Michael Anthony Kingbird, 46, was charged with the assault in September. He was arrested Sept. 13 after officers responded to a report...
January 9, 2017 - 7:30pm
January 6, 2017
Man charged in deadly Christmas bar beating goes to trial next week
CROOKSTON, Minn. — A man charged with manslaughter stemming from a Christmas Day assault outside a Crookston bar will face trial next week....
January 6, 2017 - 6:47pm
December 14, 2016
Minn. man accused of tying woman to chair, brutally beating her for hours
WARREN, Minn.—A Warren man has been charged in a brutal assault that authorities say lasted hours and left a female victim with multiple...
December 14, 2016 - 4:19pm
October 20, 2016
Man on meth allegedly assaults woman because ghosts told her to kill him
WILLMAR, Minn. – A Willmar man, high on methamphetamine, allegedly threatened a woman with a knife and attempted to strangle her because he believed ghosts were telling the woman to kill him. Avaran Sambrando Elizondo, 39, was charged Oct. 4 with felonies for second-degree assault,...
October 20, 2016 - 9:11am
September 16, 2016
Man accused of robbery pleads to domestic assault
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man accused of hitting and stomping a woman and taking her purse and cell phone—and who was originally charged with one count of simple robbery—pleaded guilty to one count of domestic assault Thursday. Gerome James Winkler, 25, pleaded not guilty...
September 16, 2016 - 2:46pm
September 14, 2016
Cass County man charged with assault
BEMIDJI -- A Cass Lake man faces charges of third-degree assault after allegedly beating another man with a baseball bat, breaking his wrist and jaw. Michael Anthony Kingbird, 46, was arrested at about 2:42 a.m. Tuesday after officers responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence...
September 14, 2016 - 7:19pm
August 15, 2016
Man injured in Cass County hatchet attack
BEMIDJI--An adult male was injured Saturday after an assault with a hatchet in Cass County, according to a release from the sheriff’s office. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an assault at about 12:58 a.m. Saturday. Officers arrived on the scene and found...
August 15, 2016 - 6:40pm
July 12, 2016
Woman accused of assault appears in court
BEMIDJI -- A woman who police say used a glass beer bottle to hit another woman in the face made her first appearance Tuesday in court. Bail for Onawa Winona Dunn, 41, of Bemidji, was set at $25,000 with no conditions and $15,000 with conditions, including no contact with the alleged...
July 12, 2016 - 7:41pm
March 5, 2016
Montevideo man faces assault charges after calling 911 for unresponsive baby
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. -- A Montevideo father who reported his 6-month-old baby as unresponsive to emergency services is now facing multiple assault charges for suspected involvement in the baby's medical emergency. According to a criminal complaint, Nicholas Ray Schmitz, 29, told emergency...
March 5, 2016 - 2:26pm
October 7, 2015
Cass Lake man faces DWI, assault charges after hitting man with pickup
BEMIDJI—A Cass Lake man accused of striking a man with his truck while having a blood alcohol concentration of 0.255 faces felony second-degree...
October 7, 2015 - 5:35pm
September 29, 2015
Bemidji men face kidnapping charges after allegedly beating a man
BEMIDJI—An unresponsive man was found under a blanket at the end of a driveway in August. The two men accused of assaulting him face felony...
September 29, 2015 - 3:40pm
August 10, 2015
Beltrami County deputy in stable condition after being struck by vehicle: Red Lake man scheduled to appear in court Tuesday
BEMIDJI—A Beltrami County Deputy is in stable condition after he was struck by a vehicle during a pursuit Friday from the Red Lake Indian...
August 10, 2015 - 8:45pm
July 9, 2015
Bemidji man sentenced in assault, robbery
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man was sentenced Tuesday in Beltrami County District Court to three years in prison for his part in an assault and robbery...
July 9, 2015 - 7:45pm
June 25, 2015
St. Paul man sentenced to three years for assault, robbery
BEMIDJI—Two men charged with felony offenses after assaulting a Bemidji man in January have been sentenced in Beltrami County District...
June 25, 2015 - 4:06pm
May 22, 2015
Mahnomen woman enters plea in stabbing case
WHITE EARTH—A Mahnomen woman accused of breaking into a man's home and stabbing him in March has entered pleas to felony charges in Clearwater County District Court. Serena Oppegard, 41, was facing felony first-degree burglary of an occupied dwelling and second-degree assault...
May 22, 2015 - 2:06pm