Gross misdemeanor charges filed

Morrison County Attorney Brian Middendorf and his staff have filed gross misdemeanor complaints against the following people:

• Anthony Preston Scheeler, 29, Motley — In connection with a March 30 incident, Scheeler has been charged with one count of driving after cancellation.

• Maelyn Janelle Strong, 28, Bemidji — In connection with a March 31 incident, Strong has been charged with one count of third degree DWI – operating a motor vehicle  under the influence of alcohol and one count of third degree DWI – operating a motor vehicle – with an alcohol concentration 0.08 within two hours.

• Jorge Antonio Valencia-Avalos, Motley — In connection with a March 10 incident, Avalos has been charged with one count of third degree DWI – operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and one count of third degree DWI – operating a motor vehicle with an alcohol concentration of 0.08 within two hours.

If found guilty, those charged face a maximum penalty of one year in jail and/or a $3,000 fine.

The court will set their appearance dates.

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