St. Paul woman faces criminal vehicular operation charges after crash into trees

A St. Paul woman is facing Criminal Vehicular operations charges after a recent crash in Farden Township.

The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office says 31-year-old Shannon Goodman and her passenger, 25-year-old Isiah Bartel of Park Rapids, fled the scene of the crash on County Road 9 on Oct. 8, leaving another passenger, 38-year-old Emily Fairbanks of Moorhead, in the car with multiple injuries.

When deputies arrived on the scene, they found a handgun and numerous items of drug paraphernalia, as well as the injured Fairbanks.

She was transported to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.

Bartel and Goodman were located at a nearby residence.

Bartel was airlifted to a Fargo hospital for head and leg injuries, and Goodman was seen at Sanford Bemidji for possible injuries.

Goodman was transported to the Hubbard County Jail after blood was drawn for analysis.

The Sheriff’s Office says she lost control of her vehicle on the eastbound lane of County 9 and crashed into trees.


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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