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Beltrami County District Court Oct. 9

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In Beltrami County Court before District Judge John Melbye:

Justin Lee Fowler, 20, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty and was sentenced July 26 for felony theft, fifth-degree assault - fear of bodily harm or death, and gross misdemeanor driving after suspension.

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He was sentenced to 94 days in jail on the felony theft charge and 90 days for the second and third charges and must serve five years of supervised probation. The sentences will run concurrently. He must pay a $1,500 fine. Restitution is reserved. He must stay away from the residence at which the crime was committed and follow standard probation conditions.

At 7:40 p.m. May 21, Beltrami County Sheriff's deputies and Leech Lake Tribal Police officers responded to a 911 call about a burglary. The caller said a man entered the house, knocked down an 86-year-old woman who had an amputated leg, and stole two TVs.

Anthony Frank Warno, 39, of Bemidji, was sentenced July 26 for gross misdemeanor second-degree DWI with two or more aggravating factors.

He must serve 45 days of a one-year jail sentence, with credit for six days served, and four years of probation. He may do work release and receive furlough for treatment. He must pay a $3,000 fine and comply with standard probation conditions.

At 2 a.m. April 14, a Bemidji Police officer saw a driver with a vehicle partly on the curb. The officer made a traffic stop and detected slurred speech and the odor of alcohol on Warno, who failed field sobriety tests and registered .117 in a preliminary breath test. He was taken to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, where he registered .27 in a blood test. He has prior DWI convictions or license revocations for drinking and driving in 1993, 1995 and 2008, and had completed his probation on the latest conviction on March 17.

Joseph Robert Eason, 18, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Sept. 26 for gross misdemeanor DWI - refusal to submit to testing.

He must serve 10 days of a one-year jail sentence, with credit for eight days served, and three years of probation. He must pay a $750 fine and comply with standard probation conditions.

At 4:48 a.m. July 2, a Bemidji police officer stopped Eason for driving 89 mph in a 65 mph zone. Eason smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot, watery eyes, and registered .23 in a preliminary breath test. He did not immediately pull over when the officer put on lights and then sirens, and was belligerent. He refused to submit to an Intoxylizer test.

He also pleaded guilty and was sentenced Sept. 26 for gross misdemeanor DWI. He must serve 45 days of a one-year jail sentence and pay a $1,000 fine. He may have furlough for treatment.

At 12:30 a.m. Aug. 14, Bemidji police responded to a report that Eason was out of control and breaking things in a Bemidji residence. He was attempting to leave when an officer arrived. He was transported to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, where he refused to submit to testing.

His driving privileges were revoked for an implied consent refusal from July 2011.

Andrew Michael Crage, 30, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Sept. 26 for felony third-degree burglary.

He was sentenced to 18 months in prison, stayed for five years, and must serve five years of supervised probation. He must pay $750 of a $1,500 fine, have no contact with Bemidji Baptist Church and comply with standard probation conditions.

At 5 p.m. July 27, the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office was notified that the Bemidji Baptist Church had been burglarized, with access gained through a large hole. A large aquarium had been damaged, with the water drained out and dead fish scattered. A cigarette butt was left by a computer and tested for DNA. On Dec. 20, the results were shown to match the DNA profile of Crage when compared with cold case convicted offenders samples stored at the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

Robb Allen Lindell, 24, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Sept. 26 for gross misdemeanor DWI.

He was sentenced to one year in jail, stayed for four years, and must serve four years of probation.

At 2:45 p.m. April 28, a Beltrami County deputy stopped Lindell for driving with only one working brake light. Lindell smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot, watery eyes. He registered .158 in a preliminary breath test and .17 on the Intoxylizer at Beltrami County Jail.

Tessa Rae Domrese, 19, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Sept. 26 for gross misdemeanor DWI with one aggravating factor.

She must serve 10 days of a one-year jail sentence, with credit or four days served, and three years of probation. She must pay a $500 fine and comply with standard probation conditions.

At 1:45 p.m. Aug. 12, a Beltrami County deputy stopped Domrese for driving 70 mph in a 50 mph zone in Grant Valley Township. She smelled of alcohol, was lethargic and had slurred speech and bloodshot, watery eyes, and failed field sobriety tests. She registered .23 in a preliminary breath test and .21 in the Intoxylizer at Beltrami County Jail.

In Beltrami County Court before District Judge Shari Schluchter:

Matthew Wayne Boswell, 38, of Bemidji, was sentenced Oct. 3 for felony kidnapping and second-degree assault. A domestic abuse charge was dismissed.

He was sentenced to 165 months in prison on the first charge and 57 months on the second charge, with credit for 170 days served. The sentencing on the first charge was an upward departure from sentencing guidelines. Boswell is considered a dangerous offender and has a history of violent offenses.

At 12:20 a.m. April 17, Boswell broke into a woman's residence in Bemidji and threatened her. The woman was talking via webcam to another woman, who witnessed Boswell make threats and chase the victim with a knife. The other woman called law enforcement. Bemidji Police officers and Be0ltrami County deputies arrived at the residence, where Boswell refused to come out and the woman twice tried to get out a window but was pulled back in by Boswell. Shortly thereafter, she escaped through a window while he barricaded himself in a room. Boswell remained in the residence for several hours, during which time he called a woman who had an order of protection against him. Finally, the SWAT team deployed gas canisters and Boswell exited the residence and was arrested. The woman was taken to the hospital.

Boswell also had a charge of failure to register as a predatory offender dismissed Oct. 3.

Emily Rose Premo, 20, of Bemidji, pleaded innocent Oct. 3 to two counts of overwork/mistreat animals - torture, and felony domestic assault. Her next hearing is Oct. 18.

According to the criminal complaint, Premo picked up a man's puppy and threw it at his feet during an argument, severely injuring the puppy, and threw a glass at the man. A Bemidji police officer took the puppy to a veterinarian.

Matthew Paul Bryan, 25, of Pennington, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Oct. 3 for gross misdemeanor third-degree DWI. He must serve 30 days of a one-year jail sentence, with credit for 21 days served, pay a $1,000 fine and follow standard probation conditions.

Bryan was found passed out in the front seat of a running vehicle on Aug. 13 in Cass Lake. He appeared intoxicated and failed field sobriety tests. He has a prior conviction for driving while impaired.

Dylan Wesley Stately, 18, of Bemidji, was sentenced Oct. 3 for felony theft.

He was sentenced to 13 months in prison, stayed for five years. He must serve 75 days in jail and five years of supervised probation and comply with standard probation conditions.

Stately took someone else's vehicle without permission on Aug. 15 in Bemidji. Bemidji Police apprehended Stately on the 500 block of 12th Street Northwest. He was uncooperative.

Billy Dale Vincent, 34, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty Oct. 4 for felony drug possession (methamphetamine). Sentencing is Nov. 14.

The Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force executed a search warrant Aug. 4 at Vincent's residence. Agents seized meth concealed in a wooden clock in his bedroom.

Vincent has prior convictions for possession of meth, fifth-degree possession of meth and first-degree sale of meth.

Anthony John Larose, 22, of Bemidji, was sentenced Oct. 4 for felony violating a no-contact order.

He was sentenced to 21 months in prison with credit for 159 days served. He must have no contact with his victim.

On April 26, Larose was arrested on suspicion of felony domestic assault of a pregnant woman. He then contacted her by phone from jail on April 29.

The domestic assault charge was dismissed Oct. 3.

Brandon Joseph Roy, 18, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty Oct. 3 to felony fifth-degree possession of crack cocaine, felony fifth-degree possession of oxycodone and felony escape from custody. Sentencing is Oct. 24.

Roy was arrested June 11 by Bemidji police on a warrant during an investigation of an unrelated incident in Bemidji. Baggies of crack cocaine and oxycodone were found on his person.

On June 17, he did not return from an emergency furlough he had requested for an impacted tooth.

Michael John Lefebvre, 36, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Oct. 3 for gross misdemeanor third-degree DWI.

He must serve 30 days of a one-year jail sentence, with credit for two days served, and three years of probation. He may do work release and be granted furlough for treatment. He must pay a $500 fine and comply with standard probation conditions.

At 9:30 a.m. Aug. 25, the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a rollover on Island View Drive Northeast. Lefebvre was in a vehicle with extensive damage that was partially blocking the roadway. He smelled of alcohol and had slurred speech and bloodshot, watery eyes, and registered .24 in a preliminary breath test. He was taken to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, where he eventually submitted to a blood test. He had prior DWI convictions in 1994 and 2001.

Bradley Douglas Hoff, 23, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty and was sentenced for gross misdemeanor third-degree DWI.

He must serve 30 days of a one-year jail sentence, with credit for four days served, and serve three years of probation. He is granted release for work and school. He must pay a $1,000 fine and comply with standard probation violations.

At 3 a.m. Aug. 6, a Beltrami County deputy stopped Hoff's vehicle near Wilton after observing him driving onto the shoulder and then over the center line three times. He smelled of alcohol and had slurred speech, bloodshot, watery eyes and lethargic movements. He has one prior alcohol-related conviction from 2008.

Jennifer Lee Hawkins, 39, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Oct. 3 for gross misdemeanor third-degree DWI.

She must serve 10 days of a one-year jail sentence, with credit for three days served. She must pay a $500 fine.

At 12:17 a.m. Aug. 13, a Bemidji Police officer stopped Hawkins after receiving a report she was driving erratically. She smelled of alcohol and had slurred speech and bloodshot, watery eyes, and said she had drank three beers.

Savannah Leigh Pemberton, 22, of Cass Lake, pleaded guilty Oct. 3 to felony third-degree burglary. Sentencing is Oct. 31.

At 1:18 a.m. May 20, the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office received a report of a suspicious vehicle on Mokrus Lane. The callers believed people were in the garage, which was left open. The vehicle was stopped. Pemberton, the driver, had outstanding warrants for her arrest. Items found in the vehicle included a Mikita saw the property owners said came from the garage.

Brandon Joseph Rossbach, 27, of Bemidji, pleaded innocent Oct. 3 to felony domestic assault.

At 3:11 a.m. Sept. 23, the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a domestic assault at a residence in Turtle River. According to the criminal complaint, four adults were drinking together and Rossbach eventually locked a woman out of the house after an argument. The woman kicked the door and pounded on the glass, gaining entrance after the glass broke, after which Rossbach kicked her and pushed her to the ground. She had a bruise near her right eye, according to the complaint. Rossbach said he was the victim and would have the right to kill her if she broke into his residence.

Rossbach previously was convicted of fifth-degree domestic assault in June 2009, November 2009 and February 2009.

Brian Keith Dow, 31, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Sept. 27 for gross misdemeanor obstructing the legal process/interfering with peace officer.

He must serve 30 days of a one-year jail sentence, with credit for five days served, and may do work release.

At 4 a.m. Feb. 10, Bemidji Police were called to Northern Star Apartments on a report that Dow was drunk and harming himself with a screwdriver. Children were reported to be present. The apartment manager let police into the apartment, where Dow was hiding under a blanket in a bedroom. He had blood on his cheeks and forehead. Dow struggled and broke free while being arrested, then charged an officer in an aggressive manner and was Tazed.

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