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Beltrami County Sheriff's Office Corrections Officers Assaulted

On Friday, April 4, 2014, at approximately 9:06 AM two Beltrami County Corrections Officers received minor injuries after being assaulted by inmate, Nakayland James Yost, age 20. Yost was in the process of being moved within the jail facility when he became combative and assaulted the two corrections officers. Corrections Sergeant Robert Exner and Corrections Officer Anthony Olson were assaulted by Yost. Exner was transported to Sanford Emergency Room where he was treated and released for his injuries. The incident is being investigated by the Bemidji Police Department and is pending review by the Beltrami County Attorneys' Office for criminal charges.

Ernie Beitel

Chief Deputy

Beltrami County Sheriff's Office


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