Russ Allen Quinn, 41, of rural Callaway, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony domestic assault and gross misdemeanor interfering with a 911 emergency call. According to court records, at 11:10 a.m. on Feb. 26, dispatchers received a 911 call in which all they could hear was a man yelling.
Avery Darlene Judd, 19, of Jenkins, Minn., has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony check forgery. According to court records, on Nov. 29, a stolen vehicle was reported, and a checkbook was taken out of that vehicle. A few days later, it was determined that Judd had allegedly cashed a check made out to herself on Nov. 29, from the missing checkbook, and that $400 had been deposited into her bank account. Her cell phone records indicate that she was in Detroit Lakes at that time.
Richard Anthony Balsimo, 32, of St. Paul, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony first-degree controlled substance crime and felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. According to court records, on Feb. 16 the vehicle he was driving was pulled over on Highway 59 in Becker County for going 67 mph in a 55 mph zone.
Mason James Remund, 25, of Glyndon has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony third-degree burglary. According to court records, on March 11, 2018, Remund and Rashid Brifki entered a garage on the 900 block of Minnesota Avenue in Detroit Lakes and stole several items, including disc jockey equipment, a laptop computer, a microphone, a Cannon XA10HD camera, an American DJ spotlight and other property.
The Minnesota Department of Revenue has opening in upcoming Sales and Use Tax classes: This course is an introduction to sales and use taxes in Minnesota. It is designed for business owners, bookkeepers, purchasing agents and accountants who need a working knowledge of the law and how to meet their obligations. Basic Sales and Use Tax classes • March 28, 2019 (Rochester) • April 3, 2019 (Brooklyn Center) • April 10, 2019 (Mankato) • April 10, 2019 (Duluth) • April 17, 2019 (Webinar) • April 24, 2019 (St. Paul) • April 24, 2019 (Brainerd)
Deadlines to remove fish houses are inching closer for the northern third of the state. The dates will not be extended. Make sure you meet these removal deadlines. Act now! • Deadline is end of the day Monday, March 18 for northern Minnesota inland waters. • Deadline is the end of the day Sunday, March 31 for Minnesota-Canadian border waters, including Lake of the Woods.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Winter load increases will end Thursday, March 14 and spring load restrictions will start Friday, March 15 on highways in the south, southeast, metro and central frost zones, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. In this area, the central frost zone is south of Highway 10 from Moorhead to Motley. The frost zones can be found on the MnDOT load limits map. Road restriction maps showing locations of weight-restricted routes are listed at mndot.gov/loadlimits. Click on Spring Load Restrictions and then any of the mapping options.
Justin James Thompson, 30, of Moorhead, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony theft and felony theft of a motor vehicle. According to court records, on Jan. 2, a man reported the theft of a 2002 GMC Yukon that had been parked overnight behind the Northside bar. Thompson was allegedly caught on surveillance video going through all the vehicles parked there and eventually taking the Yukon. He allegedly left it at the garage of a woman he knew, saying he was going to check the lights and mechanical work.
Patrick Charles Bonga, 36, of Detroit Lakes has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony violating a restraining order. According to court records, on Feb. 11, he was court-ordered to avoid any contact with a woman, and to stay at least 500 feet away from her residence in Detroit Lakes. On Feb. 26, Detroit Lakes police were dispatched to her residence. They were told that Bonga had just left, after walking in to get his belongings. Later he became angry and started yelling, witnesses said.
Aaron Richard Boswell, 23, of Naytahwaush has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony possession of a firearm. A felony theft charge was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, on Aug. 24, 2018 a Becker County deputy was dispatched to a business on the report of a firearm being stolen. Video surveillance footage showed Boswell leaning over a display counter and taking a 9MM Sig Sauer P938 pistol. He left in a tan Chevy Yukon with North Dakota plates.