Anthony Michael Murray, 19, of Callaway, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of terroristic threats, explosives. According to court records, he was one of four young men charged with felonies for making a fake bomb on Oct. 1, 2015, and taping it to a utility pole in Detroit Lakes' Peoples Park. The incident caused police to block off the area and call in a bomb squad. Nearby Rossman Elementary School also went into "Code Yellow" partial lockdown mode, keeping students and staff in their classrooms throughout much of the morning.
Dillon Duane Johnson, 20, of 306 Davis Ave., Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony third-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, Johnson allegedly sold 1.1 grams of cocaine on Jan. 18 to a confidential reliable informant with the West Central Minnesota Drug Task Force. On Nov. 23 a warrant for his arrest was issued by District Judge Jay Carlson.
Charles Allan Sullivan, 43, of Mahnomen, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony DWI charge. A gross misdemeanor driving after cancellation charge was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, on June 2, he was stopped by a trooper in Detroit Lakes for erratic driving. Several beer cans were found in the vehicle. He was aggressive and hostile towards officers and jailers. Sullivan was previous convicted of DWI in 2012 and his license was canceled as inimical to public safety.
Jason Duane Lampl, 27, of 57767 Frazier St., Park Rapids, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. According to court records, at 12:46 a.m. on Nov. 24 a deputy on patrol westbound on Old Cemetery Road in Pine Point saw a red Jeep Cherokee going east. The license plate was folded over and the registration tab was hidden. The deputy turned to follow and the Jeep sped up, went through a stop sign at County Road 129 and turned north on County Road 129. The Jeep's driver, allegedly Lampl, turned off the headlights.
Anthony Joseph Summers, 42, of 26034 Rattle Snake Circle, Waubun, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony violating the predatory offender registration law. According to court records, in 1996 he was convicted of conspiracy to kidnap in federal court in North Dakota. He is required to register as a predatory offender until 2025.
Jerred Mani Carlson, 27, of Menahga, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony third-degree drug charge. According to court records, on April 14, 2014, he was pulled over for speeding near Frazee. His license was revoked and his vehicle was blocking a narrow road, so it was impounded. In a routine search, police found .9 grams of meth, 20 hydrocodone pills, and five baggies of meth totaling 4.34 grams. On Nov. 7, he appeared before District Judge Jay Carlson, who ordered him to serve 21 months in prison, stayed 20 years.
Randy Lee Anthony Bellanger, 54, of 25783 260th St. Callaway, has had a stay of adjudication revoked in Becker County District Court on a fifth degree drug charge. According to court records, on Jan. 1 he was a passenger in a car pulled over in Callaway. Police found 1.73 grams of meth and a half-dozen syringes in his armrest or under his seat. On Nov. 7, he appeared before District Judge Mike Fritz, who ordered him to serve 45 days in jail, with credit for 13 days served.
Jericha Marie Schermerhorn, 28, of 13128 Thunder Bolt Ranch, Lake Park, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony theft charge. According to court records, as an employee at Lakes Coffee and Liquor in Becker County, she was fired Nov. 27, 2015, after store surveillance video showed her taking money from the cash register on several occasions between July 24, 2015, and Nov. 21, 2015. She is accused of stealing about $1,400 in cash and another $250 in store merchandise. She is also accused of manipulating time sheets wrongfully to obtain another $153.
Shawna Marie Clark, 37, of Pelican Rapids has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of domestic abuse — violating a restraining order. An identical charge was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, on Aug. 13 police, responding to a theft complaint, found her at a protected person's house. She has prior convictions for domestic assault or violating a restraining order in 2013, 2014 and 2015. On Nov. 8, she was sentenced by District Judge Jay Carlson to 15 months in prison, stayed five years.
Lucille Elizabeth Meyer, 31, of 2943 County Road 4, Waubun, has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony DWI counts and a felony count of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. According to court records, at 5 p.m. Nov. 23, tribal police responded to a report that Meyer and another person were trying to break into a residence in rural Becker County. As officers were on their way there, dispatch informed them the suspect had left in a gold-colored van and was eastbound on Highway 113.