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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The following people were booked into the Beltrami County Jail Tuesday. The charges listed here do not necessarily reflect the nature of the counts that may be levied against them...
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Monday. Drugs 5:40 p.m. A concerned citizen on a walk turned over a marijuana smoking device located on the 5000 block of Theater Lane NW. The device was destroyed. Fleeing 7:42 p.m. A 24-year-old man was arrested on a felony warrant after he fled a residence on the 5600 block of Alps Court NW and hid from deputies. DWI 8:22 p.m.
The following people were booked into the Beltrami County Jail Friday. The charges listed here do not necessarily reflect the nature of the counts that may be levied against them...
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 charges in Beltrami County District Court. Mario Joel Ramirez, 20, and David Stoneman Wyllie, 21, both of Bemidji, were arrested Aug. 6 after deputies responded to a call at approximately 3:30 a.m. reporting an assault in Grant Valley Township.
The following cases were heard Sept. 1 by Beltrami District Judge John G. Melbye: Stephanie Leerae Wood, 22, of Bemidji was convicted of gross misdemeanor fourth-degree assault on a peace officer and sentenced to 365 days in the Beltrami County Jail of which 335 days are stayed for two years. Wood must serve 30 days local confinement, which may be served on work release or sentence to serve if eligible. She has been credited with three days time served. Wood has been placed on two years court probation and must pay a $500 fine. The following cases were heard Sept.
CASS LAKE -- A Cass Lake woman charged with felony drug possession has pleaded guilty in Cass County District Court. Ida Beaulieu, 29, was charged with one count of third-degree...
RED LAKE—A Blackduck man accused of sexually assaulting two women on the Red Lake Indian Reservation was convicted Thursday in St. Paul on two counts of sexual abuse. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Minnesota announced Friday that William Andrew Clark Sr., 66, was found guilty of aggravated sexual abuse and sexual abuse. Clark was indicted on the charges May 12. He was found guilty Thursday following a two-day trial in U.S. District Court. Clark sexually assaulted one woman who was intoxicated and unconscious in the fall of 2013.
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Thursday. Fraud 2:08 p.m. A fraudulent scam was reported in which a person portrayed themselves as an FBI agent working with the Internal Revenue Service in Bemidji. Property damage 3:27 p.m. Report of dog running at large and urinating on neighbor's linens on the 6300 block of Palomino Lane NW. Accident 11:03 p.m. A car vs.
The following people were booked into the Beltrami County Jail Thursday. The charges listed here do not necessarily reflect the nature of the counts that may be levied against them...
BEMIDJI—The Nameless Coalition for the Homeless was given a green light in August to open a nighttime seasonal shelter in downtown Bemidji. A month before the doors are to open, the light has turned yellow, but plans are still on for a Nov. 1 opening. The Nameless Coalition for the Homeless and the Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board (JPB) have been served a summons and complaint in a civil action lawsuit. During the coalition's application process with the JPB, the law firm Fuller, Wallner, Cayko, Pederson and Huseby Ltd.