BRANDON BJERKNES

Former Assistant Principal Sentenced For Sexually Exploiting Children

Brandon Bjerknes Was Given 25 Years In Prison

BEMIDJI, Minn. — A former assistant principal at Bemidji Middle School has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for sexually exploiting dozens of children. 35-year-old Brandon Bjerknes pleaded guilty in September to coercion and enticement of a minor and possession of child pornography. Federal prosecutors say Bjerknes “repeatedly victimized at least 55 vulnerable young girls and boys over nearly…

Former Bemidji Assistant Principal Pleads Guilty to Child Porn

He was assistant principal for three years before resigning in April

BEMIDJI, Minn. — A former assistant principal at Bemidji Middle School has pleaded guilty to producing child porn. Thirty-five-year-old Brandon Bjerknes of Bemidji also admitted to a second count of coercion and enticement of a minor. Prosecutors say Bjerknes posed as a teenage boy and used social media to contact girls and boys and told them to send him explicit…