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Concert Friday Dec. 6th in DL
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June 28, 2013
Suspect identified in standoff; died of gunshot wound
ST. PAUL — The Ramsey County Medical Examiner today identified the man who died late Wednesday following a standoff with law enforcement at house north and west of Bemidji. Miquell David Deppa, 34, of 9203 Spencer Road in Liberty Township, died of blood loss due to a gunshot...
June 28, 2013 - 8:44am
October 13, 2010
Standoff suspect escapes mental health facility, leads police on high speed chase
A man involved in a standoff at a Detroit Lakes motel last month led police on a 100-mile high speed chase this afternoon and was finally apprehended in Thief River Falls. According to law enforcement officials, David Buethner, 37, a mental health patient held at a Fergus Falls...
news / crime
October 13, 2010 - 4:19pm
October 5, 2010
Man involved in standoff with DL police committed to mental hospital for 6 months
The man who was involved in a 4½-hour standoff with police in Detroit Lakes two weeks ago has been committed to a hospital in Fergus Falls for treatment. After a closed hearing held Friday in Becker County District Court, David William Buethner, 37, was found to be "mentally ill...
Detroit Lakes / news / crime
October 5, 2010 - 2:01pm
February 20, 2009
Wounded deputy's partner on leave pending investigation of his shooting of standoff suspect
MAHNOMEN - The partner of the wounded Mahnomen County deputy is on paid administrative leave, pending the investigation of Wednesday's shooting and nearly nine-hour long standoff here. Mahnomen County Sheriff Doug Krier said Deputy Chad Peterson was placed on leave after firing one...
February 20, 2009 - 3:14pm
Web site reports deputy showing good signs during recovery from gunshot wounds
FARGO - Family and doctors continue to remain optimistic about the recovery of a Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy shot in the line of duty Wednesday. Carrie Haug, a spokeswoman for Fargo's MeritCare Hospital, said Christopher Dewey remains in critical but stable condition this morning. Dewey,...
February 20, 2009 - 11:49am
Neighbor who saw standoff says Mahnomen has changed
MAHNOMEN - Ken Otto paced back and forth so much on Wednesday that his wife had to tell him to stop for fear he'd have a heart attack. The...
February 20, 2009 - 8:54am
February 19, 2009
Authorities processing for evidence in home where Mahnomen standoff took place
MAHNOMEN - Other than the presence of law enforcement officers processing the scene of Wednesday's eight-hour standoff and the yellow sheriff's tape cordoning off a section of a residential neighborhood here, today there was little visible evidence of the crisis that shook this north-central...
February 19, 2009 - 1:56pm
January 22, 2009
Deer River man sentenced after standoff with deputies
Minnesota man involved in a standoff with deputies in Larimore last October has been sentenced to more than two years in prison. Branden Kuck of Deer River was accused of hitting his wife and firing a handgun several times inside his family's recreational vehicle, after he had been...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
January 11, 2009
Kent man to undergo evaluation after standoff
A Kent, Minn., man will undergo a mental health evaluation after arming himself with 500 rounds of ammunition and engaging in a four-and-a-half hour standoff with law enforcement officers Sunday afternoon near his parents' Wilkin County home. Jonathan August Stuehrenberger, 19, is...
January 11, 2009 - 12:00am