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Two charged with helping criminal

Two Becker County residents have been charged in District Court with felony counts of aiding a criminal offender.

Johnathon Daniel Moore, 31, of 207 Dakota St., Callaway, and Kaylee Alexandra Miller, 21, of 14750 Leisure Drive, Detroit Lakes, reportedly hid a woman in the trunk of their car at the M & W Convenience Store on Jan. 2, knowing that authorities were searching for her.

The deception was discovered when officers heard a noise coming from the trunk of the defendants' car and realized someone was inside. Miller is also facing an additional count of obstructing the legal process in relation to the incident.

Miller has been released on her own recognizance pending her next court appearance, at a Feb. 25 omnibus hearing. Moore has also bee released on his own recognizance, pending a Feb. 11 omnibus hearing.