Itasca County Sheriff’s Office seeking public’s help in locating man

UPDATED 9/30: Uti’s body was found on the shores of Lake Pokegama Tuesday.

The Itasca County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man.

According to a release, 29-year-old Jeremiah Uti was last seen around Pine Landing Drive in Grand Rapids yesterday evening.

Jeremiah has tattoos on both arms, standing at 6’1” and weighs about 285 pounds, with brown eyes and long black curly hair.

Anyone with information should contact Investigator Albert Morse at 218-326-3477.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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