RED LAKE RESERVATION

Judge sends man to prison for shooting bear on reservation

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A federal judge has sentenced a Brainerd man to 15 months in prison for killing and then beheading a 700-pound black bear on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson sentenced 39-year-old James Stimac on Wednesday.  According to prosecutors, Stimac used a compound bow to shoot the bear on the reservation in northern…

Two Men Plead Guilty For Heroin Conspiracy That Resulted In Two Shooting Deaths

The deaths happened in October 2018 at on the Red Lake Indian Reservation

RED LAKE RESERVATION, MN — Two men have pleaded guilty for their roles in a heroin distribution conspiracy resulting in two shooting deaths on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. 25-year-old Bryan “Boon” Boardman and 23-year-old Franklin “Frankie” Jackson each pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiracy to distribute heroin. Authorities say the men had set up the drug sale out of…