BELTRAMI COUNTY

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,…

Teen Flown To Minneapolis After ATV Crash in Beltrami County

BELTRAMI CO., Minn. (KVRR) — A 14-year-old is flown to Hennepin County Medical Center with serious injuries after an ATV crash in Beltrami County. The sheriff says it happened around 1:30 Sunday afternoon in Kelliher, north east of Bemidji. The teen hit a washed-out, two to three foot ledge in the ditch along Highway 72, flipping the ATV. The teen…

One dead in head-on crash in Beltrami County

PENNINGTON, Minn. (KVRR-KNOX) – A Pennington, Minnesota man is dead after a head-on crash in Beltrami County. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office says 44-year-old Neil Cutbank was driving an SUV the wrong way on Scenic Highway Southeast when his vehicle crashed into another SUV that was southbound. The crash happened Wednesday morning near Pennington. The other driver, 59-year-old Jeffrey Imhoff…

Four injured in Beltrami County fish house explosion

WASKISH TOWNSHIP, Minn. (KVRR) – Four people were injured when a propane tank exploded in a fish house on Upper Red Lake. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office says the explosion happened Saturday “Upon arrival of Sheriff’s Deputies, a male and female had already been transported by ambulance to the Waskish Airport to meet the air ambulances. A second male and…

Man found dead following 911 call in Beltrami County

TURTLE RIVER TOWNSHIP, Minn. (KVRR) – Police are investigating a suspected homicide in Beltrami County. The sheriff’s office responded around 3:30 Sunday afternoon after a man said he was shot at a home in Turtle River Township. When deputies arrived, they found a man dead. His body was taken to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s office for identification and an autopsy….

Six arrested in Beltrami County human trafficking sting

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KVRR) – The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says six people were arrested during a human trafficking operation in Beltrami County. The BCA led the operation with assistance from the Tribes United Against Sex Trafficking (TRUST) Task Force, the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office and the Bemidji Police Department. During the operation, suspects responded to an ad on…

Encounter Over Alleged Domestic Abuse Turns Deadly In Beltrami County

Janelle Johnson and Austin JohnsonBELTRAMI CO., Minn. — A Beltrami County man is dead after a confrontation over alleged domestic abuse. Early Saturday, Janelle Johnson and Austin Johnson contacted law enforcement to report the shooting of 48-year-old Jesse Farris in Northern Township, Bemidji. Janelle says the couple traveled to confront their brother-in-law on Christmas when the argument turned physical. She…

Homicide under investigation in Beltrami County

sheriff says it appears to be "targeted incident'

BEMIDJI, Minn. (KVRR) – The Beltrami County Sheriff’s office is investigating the death of man who was shot in Ten Lakes Township. The shooting was reported at 9:46 p.m. Tuesday.  Investigators say the shooting appears to be a “targeted incident.”  No arrests have been made. The victim’s name has not been released.  The body was taken to the Midwest Medical…

Shots fired as Beltrami County deputies investigated carjacking

The Deputies involved in the incident are on standard administrative leave

BELTRAMI, Minn. — Beltrami County deputies fired their weapons while chasing down a stolen vehicle, according to the Beltrami Sheriff’s Office. At least one person also shot at the deputies. At 9:24 p.m. Friday, the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office received information from the Cass County Sheriff’s Office that a vehicle had just been taken by force from its owners while…