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White Earth man faces four felony charges

Marvin Joseph Bellecourt, 37, of 35295 County Road 133, White Earth faces felony charges of violating a restraining order, domestic assault, terroristic threats and false imprisonment/restraint.

According to court records:

An order for protection was issued May 14 for a woman who has been in a relationship with Bellecourt since 2006.

On Jan. 11 a White Earth police officer was dispatched to an assault complaint. The woman told him that Bellcourt had assaulted her during the early morning hours.

He was extremely intoxicated and they had an argument at her residence. He allegedly hit her in the face several times and threatened to kill her if she left the room. He repeatedly slammed the door on her as she tried to get past him and leave the room. Eventually a friend heard the woman yelling and was able to get her out of the residence.

He appeared in Becker County District Court Monday before District Judge Peter Irvine, who set bail or bond at $30,000 and set his next court appearance for Feb. 2.