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  • Red Lake women charged with kidnapping

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|Jul 29, 2013

    MINNEAPOLIS -- An indictment filed Tuesday charges two Red Lake women with kidnapping for a June 13 incident. Melanie Rose Benais, 27 and Ronalda Myra Smith, 33, were both charged with one count of kidnapping, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. In its description of the crime, the release stated “the defendants kidnapped another person while on the Red Lake Indian Reservation and held that person against their will.” No further information was provided. The crime with which Benais and Smith have been charged...

  • Bemidji man faces drug possession charges

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|Jul 19, 2013

    BEMIDJI -- A traffic stop that began when police spotted a Bemidji man not wearing his seat belt turned into a foot chase through the Paul Bunyan Mall on Tuesday evening, ending with an arrest and seizure of a small amount of drugs. DeVaughan Laditris Rainey, 18, was arraigned Thursday on one count of fifth-degree drug possession and one count of fleeing a peace officer by means other than a motor vehicle. Just after 5 p.m. Tuesday, an officer with the Bemidji Police Department initiated a traff...

  • Bemidji man charged with assaulting police officer, domestic assault

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|Jul 18, 2013

    BEMIDJI -- A man who police say struck the mother of his child early Wednesday also allegedly took the infant and fled following the attack, eventually fighting with officers before being arrested. Toca Allen Nelson, 24, remained in the Beltrami County Jail on Wednesday on $25,000 bail, an official there said. In the criminal complaint filed by the Beltrami County Attorney’s Office, Nelson was charged with felony counts of domestic assault and fourth-degree assaulting a peace officer. About 3...

  • Man arrested after foot chase at Paul Bunyan Mall

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|Jul 17, 2013

    BEMIDJI -- An 18-year-old man was tackled and taken into custody after he allegedly fled from police Tuesday evening. Devauhn Laditirs Rainey was arrested outside J.C. Penney’s, 1401 Paul Bunyan Dr. NW, just before 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and booked on a charge of fleeing a peace officer by means other than a motor vehicle, and a warrant for misdemeanor disorderly conduct. The exact reason the foot chase began is unclear, but an employee of the store who did not wish to give her name said several of...

  • Red Lake woman charged with murder

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|Jul 16, 2013

    RED LAKE -- Nearly two weeks after the stabbing death of Byron Lussier, the 50-year-old Red Lake man’s family is still dealing with the consequences of his passing. Christopher Lussier, 30, said his father died as a result of a brutal attack at the hands of Allison Ann Brown, 25, of Red Lake, the woman charged in federal court last week with one count of murder in the stabbing. “The family’s still hurt, you know, confused,” Christopher Lussier said. “My dad left a 6-month-old son, and that’s difficult getting him used to not having...

  • Man suspected of burglarizing at least one Bemidji business, possibly two

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|Jul 16, 2013

    BEMIDJI -- A man with an extensive criminal history that includes an escape from a federal correctional facility is in custody for one burglary and has been questioned in another. Darnell Dee Whitefeather, 31, is being held without bail at the Beltrami County Jail, an official there said Monday. He was charged with one count of third-degree burglary, a felony, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in jail, a $10,000 fine or both. According to a criminal complaint filed by the Beltrami...

  • Police looking for suspects in armed home invasion

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|Jul 5, 2013

    WALKER — The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating two men who allegedly carried out an armed home invasion Monday night. According to a press release, the men are both more than 6 feet tall, of thin build and in their mid- to late-thirties . Sheriff Tom Burch believes a woman may be with the men, the release stated. Just before 7 a.m. Tuesday police received a report of a robbery at a home in the Sugar Point area, near Federal Dam. The homeowner there said two men entered the home Monday night, and...

  • One arrested on multiple felony charges following alleged fight

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|Jul 5, 2013

    BEMIDJI — A man is in custody and police are still sorting out the details of a fight early Wednesday during which gunshots were reported. Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin said no weapons or shell casings were found at the scene of the incident — Ridgeway Apartments, 2910 Ridgeway Ave. NW — where police were called at 1:22 a.m. Wednesday. “At this point I still have a lot of unanswered questions,” he said, adding the investigation is in its initial stages. Bruce Lee Armstrong, 21, was...

  • Four arrested after allegedly chasing couple

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|Jul 5, 2013

    BEMIDJI — Four men were arrested Monday night after they allegedly chased a woman and her boyfriend from an undisclosed location in Beltrami County to Palace Casino in Cass Lake, according to police. Emerejirdo Duane Carmona, of Longville; Alfred James Masten, of Cass Lake; James Lee Roper, of Staples; and Seth Alan Raisch, of Bemidji, were arrested by Leech Lake Tribal Police following the incident. Carmona, 27, was booked into the Cass County Jail on a driving after cancellation charge and...

  • Standoff ends after 4 hours

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|Jun 27, 2013

    LIBERTY TOWNSHIP — A man was taken into custody and LifeFlighted to an area hospital after more than a four-hour, armed standoff with police here Wednesday evening. Police have not released the name of the man, but Jeff Deppa said the suspect is his son, 34-year-old Miquell Deppa, who remained in the home at 9203 Spencer Road NW for nearly four hours after police arrived. Miquell Deppa’s girlfriend called family members Wednesday afternoon and said he was “drinking and taking drugs,...

  • Homeless man found dead at Nymore Beach Friday

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|Jun 25, 2013

    BEMIDJI — Police have released the name of a man who was found dead at Nymore Beach Friday. Adelbert James Ryan, 63, was a homeless man known on the streets of Bemidji as “Butch,” according to police. His body was found by two children Friday afternoon, half-submerged in Lake Bemidji on the shore of Nymore Beach. An autopsy was performed Monday, according to Lori Thompson with the Beltrami County Coroner’s Office, but a cause of death has not been released. Thompson said autopsy results could take up to two weeks to be made public....

  • Foul play not suspected in discovery of body at Nymore Beach

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|Jun 24, 2013

    BEMIDJI — The death of a 63-year-old man whose body was found on the shore of Nymore Beach on Friday afternoon is not being investigated as a homicide, Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin said. Two boys were riding bicycles near the shoreline when they made the discovery. They walked to the construction site of the Doubletree Hotel and told Jeremy Hagman, an employee of Knife River Materials, of their discovery. Hagman said he called police about 2 p.m. after confirming the location of the body....

  • A place of honor: Sheriff's deputies hope to create a memorial for fellow deputy killed in 1923

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|Jun 3, 2013

    KELLIHER — The stories, nearing 100-years-old and printed in this newspaper and a now-defunct rival, are confusing to say the least. They describe a "long-standing dispute" that cost four lives — including that of James Art Wilson, a Beltrami County Sheriff’s Deputy — and the killings came at the "hands of Leonard Portano, the ‘Wolf Man’ of Kelliher." Why Portano, also referred to as Pirritano, maddeningly, for any newspaper person, went on his murderous spree Nov. 16, 1923, will...

  • Police pull body from Lake Irving

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|May 17, 2013

    BEMIDJI — Police would not confirm the body of a man pulled from Lake Irving Thursday afternoon was that of Matt Pulis, missing since Oct. 20. But several law enforcement officials said they believed Pulis’ body was recovered behind a cabin at 710 Woodland Ave., and that members of the missing man’s family were talking with police at the Law Enforcement Center on Thursday afternoon. Rumors also swirled on social media, speculating Pulis’ body had been found, and asking for respect for...

  • Local deputies named 'Top Cops' for saving child

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|May 17, 2013

    BEMIDJI — George Brook, Jamie Scherf and Anthony Petrie did everything in their power to save the lives of three children on April 6, 2012. But at the end of a chaotic period of about 30 minutes, as the Risland boys — Zach, 6, Jacob, 2, and Isaiah, 8 — were pulled from Clearwater Lake and loaded into an ambulance and a police car, Petrie feared for the worst. "They were ice cold to the touch," said the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Deputy, in his sixth year with the force and twelfth behind...

  • Red Lake wildfires under control, but much work remains at Green Valley fire

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|May 16, 2013

    BEMIDJI — While wildfires raged out of control in the Menahga and Park Rapids areas Wednesday, firefighters on the ground northwest of Red Lake made significant progress. So much so that an incident command team there was moved to the Green Valley fire near Menahga Tuesday night, according to a release from the Minnesota Incident Command System. Eleven firefighters and four vehicles from the Bemidji Fire Department joined efforts there as well. In what may have been the first report of the Gre...

  • Two wildfires burning in northern Beltrami County

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|May 15, 2013

    RED LAKE — Dale Zeidlik and his wife, Arnetta, didn’t know they would be on the frontline of two wildfires that would consume almost 7,000 acres by Tuesday afternoon. But standing outside his home, near where the River Road fire began Monday morning, Red Lake Fire Chief Mark Sigana confirmed the Zeidlik’s were the first to call in one of two fires that nearly 50 firefighters continued to battle Tuesday night. “This is the biggest in my time here,” said Sigana, chief for the past three...

  • Red Lake man indicted on child porn and distribution charges

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|May 9, 2013

    ST. PAUL — A recently unsealed federal indictment details the possession of more than 1,300 images and 100 videos of child porn possessed by a Red Lake man. Joseph Patrick Needham, 52, was charged Tuesday with possession of child pornography and distribution of child pornography, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Needham is accused of distributing images of child porn in August 2010. A 2011 execution of a search warrant at Needham’s home resulted in the seizure of a computer. That’s where the 1,400 files...

  • Red Lake man pleads not guilty to two separate burglaries

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|May 9, 2013

    BEMIDJI — A man accused of participating in two burglaries, including one that netted over a dozen weapons, pleaded not guilty to both crimes Monday. Dustin Reginald Barrett, 21, of Red Lake, entered the pleas in Beltrami District Judge John Melbye’s court. Police say Barrett was with Lee Sean Fier, 22, and two other men in July 2010 when the group broke into Bluewater Bait, 136 Peaceful Meadow Lane. Between 12 and 15 guns were taken from the store, according to court documents. Fier, of...

  • Registered sex offender faces new sexual assault charge

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|May 7, 2013

    BEMIDJI — The day after he bailed out of jail, where he was being held for failing to register as a predatory offender, authorities say Jeremy Bruce Cournoyer raped an 11-year-old in a Bemidji home. The 32-year-old appeared in Beltrami District Judge John Melbye’s court Monday, where he was sentenced to one year and two months in prison for the failure to register charge. But Cournoyer could face as many as 30 years in prison if convicted of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, the count...

  • Cass Lake man wanted for poisoning neighbor's pets with antifreeze

    Justin Glawe|May 6, 2013

    BEMIDJI — Police are looking for a Cass Lake man accused of poisoning his neighbor’s pets with antifreeze in January. A warrant was issued in late March for William Lee Croaker Jr., 39, 17158 Mission Road SE, in Ten Lakes Township. Croaker failed to appear in court on March 20, where he was to have his first appearance on one count of cruelty to animals. In the warrant filed by the Beltrami County Attorney’s, Croaker is cited as admitting to Leech Lake Police that he set out food laced with anti-freeze in an attempt to keep his...

  • Powwow held at Bemidji State

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|Apr 15, 2013

    From left, Tyrone Fairbanks, 18, Melvin Goodearth, 65 and George Earth, 78, participate in the 40th Annual Pow-Wow, presented by Bemidji State’s Council of Indian Students on Saturday. The three men are veterans of the armed forces. Fairbanks is a United States Marine. For more photos, visit www.pioneerparticulars.areavoices.com Justin Glawe | Bemidji Pioneer...

  • Woman arrested after hours-long protest of Enbridge oil pipeline

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|Apr 11, 2013

    BEMIDJI – An act of civil disobedience over an oil pipeline on the Red Lake Indian Reservation ended with a moment of civility Wednesday. Angie Palacio, after being handcuffed to the front door of Enbridge Energy, 1129 Industrial Drive SE, removed the cuffs just after 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. She then walked, with wrists free, to a waiting Bemidji police car. “They had a point to make, and they have a right to protest,” said Sgt. Dave Hanson. Palacio, 35, of Bemidji was one of more than two...

  • Man admits to breaking infant's arm in Red Lake

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|Apr 10, 2013

    MINNEAPOLIS – A man who admitted to breaking an infant’s arm in late 2012 pleaded guilty to child endangerment in federal court Monday. In a release, the U.S. Attorney’s Office stated that Travis Aaron Rosebear, 21, threw the child down a hallway after becoming frustrated. Rosebear, whose last known place of residence is unknown, said the crime occurred between Dec. 31, 2012 and Jan. 3, 2013 at a home on the Red Lake Indian Reservation, according to the release. The charge stemmed from an investigation by the Red Lake Tribal Police and...

  • Beltrami County Board to discuss roads

    Justin Glawe, Bemidji Pioneer|Apr 1, 2013

    SHOTLEY – Just a few days before a bill that will seek an increase in the gas tax to secure funding for transportation projects statewide, the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners will discuss their own plan for local roads and highways at their regular meeting Tuesday. In a conference call with the Transportation Alliance, a lobbying group working with legislators to increase the tax by five cents per gallon, District 3 Commissioner Richard Anderson raised concerns from a local perspective. The board will discuss the county’s five-year...

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