Red Lake man charged with sex assault

A Red Lake man was arrested and federally charged for an aggravated sexual assault.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office accuses 37-year-old Descart Begay, Jr., of raping someone last July.

‘Officers arrested Begay Wednesday and he first appeared in court yesterday.

The Red Lake Tribal Police Department and the FBI Headwaters Safe Trails Task Force conducted the investigation.


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 all the beats in north-central Minnesota, such as local government, crime, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University.


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