Ponsford man facing federal assault charges

A Ponsford man is facing federal charges of robbery and assault on the White Earth Indian Reservation.

According to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, 22-year-old Wesley Warren made his first appearance yesterday before the Magistrate Judge in Bemidji.

According to the allegations, on June 3, Warren robbed and assaulted a victim with a cinder block, resulting in serious bodily injury to the victim.

Warren is facing four charges, including assault with a dangerous weapon and assault with intent to commit murder.

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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