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 Friday.
BEMIDJI -- Picture in your mind a homeless person. Now visualize a middle school student retrieving two grocery bags from his locker. The two are one in the same. During Angie Lauderbaugh's five years as homeless student liaison with Bemidji Area Schools, she has worked with many students who don't have a home to go to when the final bell rings. One child was a boy who carried all of his belongings to and from school everyday in plastic grocery bags. He would spend time at the Boys & Girls Club and Evergreen Youth and Family Services shelter outside of school.
BEMIDJI -- As people throughout Minnesota were scrolling through charitable organizations online for Give to the Max Day a small gathering of people congregated Thursday at St. Bartholomew's Church in Bemidji to celebrate a generous donation to a needy cause -- person to person. It was fortuitous the Episcopal Church Women of St. Bartholomew's Church presented their $5,000 donation to members of the Nameless Coalition for the Homeless Stop Gap Committee on Give to the Max Day.
Sheriff’s Report The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls on Wednesday: Accident 6:37 a.m. A 26-year-old woman was cited following an non-injury accident on the 4400 block...
The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls on Thursday, Nov. 6: 7:52 p.m. Motor vehicle crash on Irvine Ave. by Big Turtle. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to...
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...
BEMIDJI -- Infants are testing positive for drug use. It has become commonplace for babies to be placed on protective holds after they are born to mothers who have been abusing drugs during their pregnancies, especially in areas with high poverty like Bemidji.
HUBBARD COUNTY -- A warrant has been issued for a second person in a Hubbard County copper theft case. Nicole Ashley Clark, 25, of Bemidji, failed to appear Nov. 3 in Hubbard County Court for a hearing and a warrant was issued for her arrest. A warrant was issued Oct.
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls on Tuesday: Theft 3:10 p.m. A 31-year-old man was arrested for theft on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW. Suspect vehicle seized for further investigation. Drugs 9:31 p.m. A 20-year-old man was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia on the 600 block of Miles Ave. SE. Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls on Friday: Theft 10:39 a.m.
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...