Dillon Lee Neeland, 27, of Detroit Lakes has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony harassment and misdemeanor obstructing the legal process.
According to court records, on June 25, Detroit Lakes police were called to the city skatepark on a report of a man following people around the park. Four males at the skatepark told officers that Neeland’s actions made them uncomfortable -- they said he had been following a girl around in the park. He would get very close to her and stare at her without saying anything. After the girl got into her car, they said Neeland hit himself on the head with his skateboard as hard as he could and walked away, according to the criminal complaint.
The girl said he had been harassing her for months, but that night was the worst ever. He was scaring her, that’s why the police were called. At one point, she said, she decided to leave and Neeland started running after her. One of her male friends confronted him and he eventually walked away.
Neeland resisted arrest and had to be tased twice before police were able to take him into custody.
On June 30, District Judge Gretchen Thilmony set cash bail for Neadeau at $500 or bond at $5,000, with standard conditions of release, or bond at $15,000 with no conditions.
DL accused of breaking predatory offender registration law
Wayne Allen Kohler, 45, of Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony violating the state’s predatory offender registration law.
According to court records, Kohler was released from prison on May 19 and registered his address as a mobile home park in Detroit Lakes. An officer contacted a woman at that address on July 10 and was told Kohler hadn’t lived there for a year and wasn't allowed to be there, because he assaulted her the last time he was there in July 2019.
Kohler is in jail on an unrelated burglary charge.
On July 16, District Judge Peter Irvine set cash bail for Kohler at $2,500 or bond at $25,000, with standard conditions of release, or bond at $50,000 with no conditions.
Charges filed after doctor attacked, threatened in DL
Nicholas John Endriss, 23, of Frazee, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony threats of violence and felony fourth-degree assault on hospital personnel.
According to court records, on July 15, law enforcement was called to Essentia Health St. Mary’s hospital to help with Endriss, who had grabbed a doctor by the neck and tried to take him to the floor. Earlier that evening, he had threatened to kill the doctor and threatened him again when he had him by the throat, according to the criminal complaint. A nurse witnessed the assault, and hospital security assisted the doctor until police arrived.
On July 17, District Judge Jay Carlson set cash bail for Kohler at $600 or bond at $6,000, with standard conditions of release, or bond at $20,000 with no conditions.
Warrant issued for violating predatory offender registration law
Lyman William Lowry, 37, of Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of violating the state’s predatory offender registration law.
According to court records, on May 25, he changed his registered address to a house in rural Rochert. A woman there told an officer that she hasn’t seen him in seven years and has no idea where he is now.
On June 26, District Judge Mike Fritz issued an arrest warrant for Lowry, to be executed nationwide.
Ogema woman accused of threatening relatives, trashing house
Fawn Monike Neadeau, 40, of Ogema, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony threats of violence and gross misdemeanor domestic assault.
According to court records, on June 25 two White Earth police officers were called to an Ogema residence, where two female relatives, a girl and an older woman, told them Neadeau was yelling at them and threatening to kill other family members. They said she was breaking things in the residence with a wooden chair leg, and swung it at the older relative, but missed. She then broke the TV set with the chair leg. Officers found her in the basement and said she was agitated and could not give a coherent statement. She was taken to jail.
On June 29, District Judge Jay Carlson set cash bail for Neadeau at $200 or bond at $4,000, with standard conditions of release, or bond at $15,000 with no conditions.