Daily Archives: February 21, 2020


Self defense claim likely as Parkhurst is arraigned

Eighteen-year-old Antonio Parkhurst was arraigned today in Beltrami County Court before Judge John Melbye. Unconditional bail was set at $200,000, and conditional bail was set at $100,000. According to the criminal complaint, an adult female identified in court documents as “L.J.” told investigators that she conspired with a juvenile (identified as “J.B.”), an adult male…


Former Sanford Center director sentenced to 21 days

The former executive director of Bemidji’s Sanford Center was sentenced to 21 days in jail. Forty-eight-year-old Curtis Webb was sentenced yesterday and ordered to serve his jail sentence immediately, and was taken to the Beltrami County Jail from the courtroom. Webb was convicted of felony theft by swindle. County investigators discovered about $38,000 in various…


Victim in Monday’s apparent homicide identified

The Bemidji Police Department announced today that the victim in Monday’s apparent homicide has been identified. According to a release from Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin, 20-year-old Lupe Rosillo was killed Monday night, in what has been ruled a homicide by the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office. Rosillo’s cause of death was determined to be a…


Bemidji Blotter Thursday, Feb. 20

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Thursday, Feb. 20. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT DWI, 10:58 p.m. Traffic stop on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. One arrested for DWI. Assist, 7:10 p.m. Officers conducted a weekly check-in of a homeless…

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