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July 2, 2016
Bemidji kidnapping suspect formally charged
A Bemidji man accused of kidnapping a 5-year-old girl was formally charged and appeared in court Monday. Jacob William Kinn, 32, was arraigned...
July 2, 2016 - 12:10am
Park Rapids man wielding hatchet faces three felonies
A Park Rapids man is in the Becker County jail after allegedly assaulting a woman and then chasing a man, who tried to intervene, around with...
July 2, 2016 - 12:08am
July 1, 2016
Women arrested with 40 grams of meth, two children in vehicle
Two women were arrested for traveling with a large amount of meth in a vehicle while transporting two children. Authorities say they pulled over...
July 1, 2016 - 12:08am
June 18, 2016
Wadena woman gets nine years for selling meth
A Wadena woman has been sentenced to nine years in prison for selling methamphetamines. Denise Ann Kline, 48, of 63499 County Road 68, Wadena, was sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of second-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records,...
June 18, 2016 - 12:08am
June 13, 2016
Murder charges against Fergus Falls man accused of killing father
The son of a Fergus Falls man has been charged with killing his father. Dustin Defiel, 28, is charged with second-degree murder of his father, Ricardo Defiel. The Fergus Falls Police Department reports they were dispatched to the home at the 1900 block of Main Street for a shooting...
June 13, 2016 - 12:08am
Knife fight breaks out in downtown Frazee Thursday
Just before 1:30 p.m. Thursday law enforcement officers from multiple agencies responded to a knife fight in an alley behind the Hostel Hornet in Frazee. According to police, one person was stabbed in the altercation. "We were told there were knives involved, and several officers...
June 13, 2016 - 12:08am
June 5, 2016
Truck driver being charged in Callaway train derailment
The propane truck driver who authorities say caused the train crash and derailment in Callaway north of Detroit Lakes two months ago is being charged in the incident. According to the complaint filed in Becker County District Court, Biya Abdella Buta, 31, of Mandan, N.D., is being...
June 5, 2016 - 12:08am
May 28, 2016
Wadena man faces charges for more sex crimes
A man facing a felony charge for attempting to solicit a child in January was charged again this week with sex-related texting crimes. David...
May 28, 2016 - 12:08am
May 21, 2016
Four pounds of meth recovered in drug bust
A man is charged with felony drug possession after four pounds of meth was discovered in a package being delivered to a Wadena home. The Wadena...
May 21, 2016 - 12:08am
May 14, 2016
Man charged in Wadena with illegal firearm possession
A man has been charged in Wadena County with illegally possessing a firearm and possession of a controlled substance. The Wadena County Sheriff's...
May 14, 2016 - 12:10am
Wadena man charged with attempted murder in police chase pleads guilty to lesser charges
A Wadena man pleaded guilty Friday to assault and fleeing officers after a police chase that ended with him crashing head-on into a deputy's...
May 14, 2016 - 12:10am
April 22, 2016
Teen arrested after stabbing in Henning
A teenager was arrested and a man was taken to a hospital after a stabbing in Henning early Monday morning. According to law enforcement, a 24-year-old man was taken to Tri-County Health Care around 1:30 a.m. Monday with a stab wound to the stomach, which was believed to be non-life...
April 22, 2016 - 12:10am
March 27, 2016
Rural Staples man arrested for alleged drug sales
A rural Staples man was arrested for alleged drug sales after a search warrant was issued March 15.
March 27, 2016 - 12:10am
March 13, 2016
Fence posts burned near Deer Creek
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reported three fence posts were deliberately burned as part of a property line dispute near Deer Creek Feb. 24. The posts that were burned were found in the right of way on a township road, Sheriff Lt. Barry Fitzgibbons reported. One property...
March 13, 2016 - 12:10am
February 28, 2016
Verndale woman faces felony gun charge
A criminal complaint was signed by the Wadena Police Department and issued by the Wadena County Attorney's Office to charge Mary Alice Stiles, 49, of Verndale with being a felon in possession of a firearm and two misdemeanor charges of driving after revocation and having no proof...
February 28, 2016 - 12:10am