DL News Staff
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Jan. 26, 1919-Nov. 13, 2005 Interment services for Kenneth F. Crahan, 86, of Fargo, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 29 in St. Mary's of the Lakes Church Cemetery, Detroit Lakes. Crahan passed away Nov. 13, 2005, in Fargo, under hospice care; memorial services were previously held at the Church of the Nativity in Fargo.
A separation agreement between former Bemidji Director of Public Safety Bruce Preece and the city of Bemidji was finalized and made public on Tuesday. On June 2, Julie Fleming-Wolfe, an attorney representing the city, said Preece's employment with the city had been terminated. The agreement signed this week by both parties allows Preece to resign, with the resignation effective June 2. Preece had been placed on paid administrative leave since April 25. Police Sgt. Jerry Johnson was named acting director of public safety while the issue was pending.
The Detroit Lakes Police Department is seeking assistance from the general public on an armed robbery at North Shore Travel Plaza June 11. Two robbers took an undisclosed amount of money from the clerk late that evening. One of the robbers showed a knife during the hold-up.
A White Earth man was sentenced in Becker County District Court on two felony charges Monday. District Judge Waldemar Senyk ordered Anthony Villebrun, Sr., 44, of 36074 Highway 224, serve concurrent prison sentences on two charges of third-degree sale of a controlled substance. Villebrun must serve up to 49 months in prison and was fined $274. Villebrun was charged with selling 3.1 grams of cocaine form his residence between August and October 2003.
An Ogema man was sentenced in Becker County District Court on two charges Monday. District Judge Waldemar Senyk ordered Richard Person, 30, serve 48 months in prison with credit for time served for shooting at an occupied target, a felony. Person was fined $137 and ordered to make restitution of $1,831.49. He was also ordered to serve one year for gross misdemeanor third-degree driving while impaired and fined $175. Both charges stem from a Jan. 28 incident in which Person, who was seated inside a parked vehicle, fired several shots from his .40-caliber handgun.
Frazee has been awarded a $36,525 state grant for an environmental study of the former Swift turkey plant site. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development approved Frazee's application for the grant, which will be used to conduct and complete the environmental assessment of the Swift redevelopment site. The city applied for $48,700. The Swift Task Force is a joint collaboration between Becker County and the City of Frazee. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, July 19 at 11 a.m.
A Cass Lake man was sentenced on two charges in Becker County District Court Friday. District Judge Thomas Schroeder ordered Charles Braman, 40, of 19584 Mission Road, serve 19 months in prison, with credit for time served, for felony motor vehicle theft and gross misdemeanor second-degree driving while impaired-test refusal. Three other charges were dismissed. According to the court complaint, Braman was stopped April 13 for erratic driving on a Becker County road. The arresting officers determined that the vehicle he was driving had been stolen in Beltrami County.
A Detroit Lakes man received concurrent sentences on two charges in Becker County District Court Monday. District Judge Waldemar Senyk ordered Rolland Basswood, 39, of 1158 Minnesota Avenue, serve 23 months in prison with credit for time served for felony terroristic threats. He was also fined $137. The charge stems from an Aug. 30, 2005, incident in Detroit Lakes, during which Basswood threatened a person with a baseball bat, to kill his dog and burn down the house. While in jail, Basswood violated a restraining order by contacting an individual several times by telephone.
The Detroit Lakes Wal-Mart has not carried firearms or ammunition since April and does not plan to stock the items in the future. The store will continue to carry hunting equipment and accessories, but no longer has a federal firearms permit. An article in the Sunday Tribune Outdoors page incorrectly said gun sales will continue at the Detroit Lakes Wal-Mart.