BELTRAMI COUNTY

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…

Authorities Find A Man Shot, A Building on Fire And A Dead Body Inside

They were called to Grant Valley Township about 10 miles west of Bemidji

BELTRAMI CO., Minn. — Beltrami County authorities are investing a shooting, a fire and the discovery of a dead body. They were called to Grant Valley Township about 10 miles west of Bemidji around 12:30 Sunday morning. Deputies arrived to a house on fire and a man nearby with gunshot wounds. He was taken to Sanford in Bemidji and his…

UPDATE: Authorities Arrest Suspect Involved in Bemidji Shooting

The man is considered armed and dangerous.

UPDATE: The Bemidji Police Department reports that 18-year-old Antonio Parkhurst was arrested in connection with the shooting of a 20-year-old man. Authorities credit the tips and assistance from the public for helping catch Parkhurst.   BEMIDJI, Minn.–Authorities in northern Minnesota are searching for a suspect in a fatal shooting. Beltrami County sheriff’s dispatchers got a call about a man who…

Two Arrested After Stealing Ambulance and Fleeing Police

A tire deflation device was used to stop the ambulance and two juveniles were taken into custody.

RED LAKE, Minn.–Two juveniles were taken into custody after they stole a Red Lake ambulance and fled from police. The Beltrami County Sheriffs Office received reports of a stolen Red Lake ambulance from the Red Lake Hospital at approximately 1:18 a.m. on Sunday. A short time later, a Beltrami County deputy located the stolen ambulance and attempted to stop the…

Three People Thrown From Boat, Rescued By Other Boaters

They did not suffer any injuries

BELTRAMI CO., MN — Beltrami County authorities are called after an empty boat is found spinning in circles on Blackduck Lake. The call came in around 6:30 Tuesday night. Three people who had been thrown from the boat into the water were rescued by other boaters. They are: 64-year-old James Waltz and 56-year-old Brenda Waltz, both of Hines, and 29-year-old…

Police: Two Bodies Found in Fire Pit Earlier This Month, Bemidji Man Expected to Be Charged

ECKLES TOWNSHIP, MN – A Bemidji man could soon be charged for allegedly causing the death of two men after their bodies were found in a fire pit in Beltrami County earlier this month. Darren Stebe of Bemidji was arrested on February 5th for probation violations. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office says he’s expected to be arraigned on charges relating…

Police Looking For Missing Man in Beltrami County

BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. – Police are asking for your help finding a missing man. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office is trying to find Derrick Harper who was last seen in the Pennington area. A date was not given. Harper is described as 5’11” tall, weighs 180 pounds and has brown eyes and hair. He was last seen wearing a white…

Body Pulled From Lake Bemidji On Wednesday Is Identified

She is 32–year–old Amber Jackson of Cass Lake, Minnesota

BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. — Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office has released the identity of a woman pulled from Lake Bemidji. She is 32–year–old Amber Jackson of Cass Lake, Minnesota. Drowning has been ruled the preliminary cause of death. Authorities say no sign of trauma was found. Jackson’s body was pulled from the lake Wednesday afternoon after someone reported an object in…

Body Recovered from Lake Bemidji

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Authorities have found the body of a female in Lake Bemidji Wednesday afternoon. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office says someone reported an object in the water near the Bemidji Tourist Information Center around 12:20. Deputies, Bemidji Police Officers and Firefighters and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources responded recovering the body. The body has been sent to…