Candidate for Ojibwe Political Office Receives Mail Threat
Donald Finn of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe received threatening message and powdery substance in mail
BEMIDJI, Minn. — A Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe political candidate was sent a powdery substance in the mail.
Donald Finn of Cass Lake, Minnesota, reported the suspicious mail to Beltrami County authorities on Monday.
Finn said the mail included a threatening message and a powder substance.
He hasn’t reported any illness since receiving the mail.
He is a candidate for Secretary/Treasurer for the tribe and believes the suspicious mail is related to his candidacy.
The investigation continues with the assistance of the FBI and Minnesota Department of Health.