White Earth man charged in cinder block attack

Gavel court crime stock

The U.S. Attorney’s office has charged a 22-year-old Ponsford man with allegedly beating a robbery victim with a cinder block on the White Earth Indian Reservation last month.

Wesley Robert Warren is accused of robbing and attacking the victim on June 3. He made his initial appearance Wednesday, July 22 in U.S. District Court in Bemidji.

He’s charged with one count each of assault with intent to commit murder; assault with a dangerous weapon; assault resulting in serious bodily injury and robbery.

This case is the result of an investigation conducted by the White Earth Police Department, the Becker County Sheriff’s Office, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, and the FBI Headwaters Safe Trails Task Force, with assistance from the Becker County Attorney’s Office.

Related Topics: CRIME AND COURTS
What To Read Next
Fundraising is underway to move the giant ball of twine from the Highland, Wisconsin, home of creator James Frank Kotera, who died last month at age 75, 44 years after starting the big ball.
Mike Clemens, a farmer from Wimbledon, North Dakota, was literally (and figuratively) “blown away,” when his equipment shed collapsed under a snow load.