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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WINNIE DAM -- Beneath a modest grave nestled in the Chippewa National Forest on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation lies a man forever to be remembered by those who live...
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls. Underage consumption 12:48 a.m. Two juveniles were arrested for minor consumption following a report of an active fight with four or five participants on the 100 block of Northern Ave. NE in Blackduck. Property damage 8:19 a.m. Damage to telephone lines and box was reported on Highway 72 NE in Blackduck. Theft 1:19 p.m. A Husky air compressor was reported stolen in the last five days on the 200 block of Spirit Ave.
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...
BAGLEY—A Bagley man was sentenced Wednesday in Clearwater County District Court to 18 months in prison, at his request, after a meth lab was found in his basement in April. Darrin Forsberg, 44, was convicted of one count of aiding and abetting possession of methamphetamine with intent to manufacture. Forsberg was sentenced to 180 days local confinement in the Clearwater County Jail and credited with 91 days time served and an 18-month prison sentence was stayed for 10 years and he would be placed on probation.
HINES—A Hines woman appeared in Beltrami County District Court on Monday facing a felony identity theft charge. Lindy Marie Suedel, 29, is accused of obtaining lines of credit using the personal information of four people. Identity theft victims began receiving information regarding credit applications submitted in their names June 8, according to a statement of probable cause. A paper trail led authorities to Suedel's residence on Coho Loop in Hines, which was listed as the billing address on the credit applications.
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Wednesday. DWI 3:01 a.m. A 32-year-old man was arrested for DWI on the 2200 block of Division Street W. Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls Wednesday. Escape 1:30 p.m. A female inmate fled from a meeting in Bemidji and was later located in the Blackduck area and taken into custody. Accident 1:53 p.m.
The following people were booked into the Beltrami County Jail Wednesday. The charges listed here do not necessarily reflect the nature of the counts that may be levied against them...
CASS LAKE—A Cass Lake woman arrested for possession of narcotics in April received a two-week jail sentence Monday in Cass County District Court. Terri Frazer, 54, was granted a stay of adjudication for a felony fifth-degree drug possession charge and sentenced to 14 days local confinement in the Cass County Jail. Frazer has been placed on five years supervised probation. Successful completion of probation will result in a dismissal of the charge. A third-degree drug possession in a public housing zone charge was dismissed Monday.
BEMIDJI—A hearing was held in Beltrami County District Court on Monday for a Bemidji man charged with felony burglary and possession of methamphetamine after he allegedly stole items, including women's clothing and undergarments, from a Bemidji residence in June. John David Iverson, 35, was arrested June 24 when he was found to be in possession of property taken from a residence on the 1100 block of Maurice Avenue.
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Tuesday. Assault 12:38 a.m. A 55-year-old man was arrested for domestic assault on Gadwall Lane NW. Drugs 1:51 a.m. An 18-year-old woman was arrested on a warrant and a 22-year-old man was cited for drug paraphernalia and arrested for a probation violation following a traffic stop on Division Street W and Wilton Hill Road NW. Fire 2:20 p.m.