Beltrami County deputy cleared in fatal shooting
By Crystal Dey / Bemidji Pioneer
BEMIDJI, Minn. — A sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed a Beltrami County man in a standoff in June has been cleared of any criminal charges.
The investigation into the standoff has concluded, and Beltrami County Attorney Timothy Faver submitted a letter to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension clearing the Beltrami County deputy.
“It is my conclusion that no criminal charges are warranted with respect to this matter,” Faver wrote.
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