Crime

Morrison County Attorney Brian Middendorf and his staff have filed a gross misdemeanor complaint against the following person: •Brian John Forcier, 27, Little Falls — In connection with a Sept. 14 incident, Forcier has been charged with two counts of fifth degree assault. If found guilty, those charged face a maximum penalty of one year [...]

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On Sept. 3, Morrison County District Court convicted Jeremy Jerome Gallati, 23, Cushing, of one felony count of third degree sale of narcotics and two counts of felony fifth degree possession of marijuana. Stemming from incidents in September 2010, and in April and May 2011, Gallati had been charged with sale and possession of drugs. [...]

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Sept. 18 — A resident on 20th Avenue in Burtrum reported someone had driven through their property leaving ruts. Sept. 19 — A resident on 330th Street in Motley reported someone had stolen a propane tank by cutting the line from the tank at the regulator leading into the home. Sept. 20 — A resident [...]

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Roger William Bleichner, 34, Hillman, was charged in district court with one felony count of fifth degree assault. He had two or more previous convictions in the past three years. On Sept. 2, the victim called the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office to report Bleichner assaulted him Aug. 31 in Richardson Township. The victim said he [...]

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On Sept. 11, Morrison County District Court dismissed a felony domestic assault by strangulation charge against a Randall man. He was convicted of one count of fifth degree assault, a misdemeanor. Darby Richard Klooster, 41, was charged for hitting and strangling the victim as the two were traveling on Highway 27 Dec. 24, 2013. The [...]

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Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel reports that arrest warrants were issued for the following people. Those with information as to the whereabouts of anyone on the list are asked to contact the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office at (320) 632-9233 or toll-free at 1 (866) 401-1111, ext. 180. The warrants were issued Aug. 26 – Sept. [...]

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Caitlin Marie Jackson, 18, Aldrich, was charged Sept. 22 in Morrison County District Court with receiving stolen property. Daniel Kevin Edward Nemitz, 19, Motley, was charged Sept. 23 and Cody Eugene Louis Rivetts, 18, Browerville, was charged Sept. 22, both with theft and receiving stolen property. A report was received by the Morrison County Sheriff’s [...]

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Morrison County District Court convicted a North Branch man Sept. 11 of felony fifth degree possession of drugs. Ezekiel David McDermott, 33, was stopped by a Morrison County sheriff’s deputy Dec. 19, 2013, when the deputy learned he was driving without a valid license. After the arrest for both the lack of a driver’s license [...]

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Dana William Smith, 36, Little Falls, had the charge of felony fleeing an officer in a motor vehicle dismissed Sept. 10 in Morrison County District Court. On March 31, an intoxicated Smith was asked to leave a residence when the owner called the police. He complied on foot, but later returned in a vehicle. The [...]

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