BELTRAMI COUNTY

Beltrami Co. Asks For Help Locating Woman Missing Since February

BELTRAMI CO., Minn. (KVRR) — Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office and Bemidji Police Department are requesting help to locate a missing woman. They say 32-year-old Chessna Lalgie, also known as Samara McLean, was reported missing by family. Lalgie has not communicated with them since February. She is 5’4″ and 105 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. If you have seen…

Woman Found Guilty of 2nd Degree Murder of her Brother-In-Law in Beltrami Co.

BELTRAMI CO., Minn. (KVRR) — A Beltrami County jury finds Janelle Johnson guilty of second-degree murder, ending a two week trial. Johnson shot and killed her brother-in-law, Jesse Farris, on Christmas Day 2020 at his home near Bemidji. She told authorities at the time that an argument over alleged domestic abuse turned physical. Johnson shot Farris three times, including in…

Arrest in Beltrami County after “Christmas present” of meth, cocaine found

The arrest of Kenneth Triplett was part of an ongoing investigation

BELTRAMI COUTNY, Minn. (KVRR) — Beltrami County deputies discover a wrapped “Christmas present” during a traffic stop with drugs inside. On Friday, deputies along with Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force agents arrested 35-year-old Kenneth Triplett. Authorities pulled over Triplett on U.S. Hwy 71 South as part of an ongoing investigation. During a search of the vehicle, they found 18 pounds…

Missing Vulnerable Adult Could Be Armed in Beltrami County

BELTRAMI CO., Minn. (KVRR) — Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office says 21-year-old Logan Roy left his home yesterday, possibly armed, and could be a danger to himself. Roy is a vulnerable adult who often goes for a walk to calm down after experiencing a mental health crisis. He lives about 30 miles north of Bemidji. His family said they began receiving…

K9 assists with arrest and weapons charges south of Bemidji

Lawrence Daniels, of Bemidji, was arrested by deputies

BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. (KVRR) — Weapons charges are filed and a man is arrested with the help of a Beltrami County K9. Eighteen-year-old Lawrence Daniels, of Bemidji, was arrested for possession of a pistol without a permit, driving without a valid license, and contributing to the delinquency of a child. The Hubbard and Beltrami Sheriff’s Offices responded to a gas…

Man reported missing in Beltrami Co. found

UPDATE: The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office says Gary Schyma was found in Waubun, Minnesota and has been reunited with his family.   HAGALI TOWNSHIP, Minn. (KVRR) – Authorities are searching for a missing man in Beltrami County. Gary Schyma was driving a 2013 black Chevy Silverado with Minnesota license plate EJE313. Schyma was last seen wearing crocs, gray sweatpants, and…

23-year-old man arrested in south Fargo stabbing

The arrest was a team effort by Fargo Police and Beltrami County

BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. (KVRR) —¬†Fargo Police and Beltrami County team up to arrest 23-year-old Jonathon Peterson. He is the suspect in the south Fargo stabbing that happened Friday morning. Peterson was arrested without incident for aggravated assault in Beltrami County. The investigation revealed Peterson and the victim know each other and were together leading up to the incident. Categories: Crime,…