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Appeals court affirms tribal officer authority

The State Court of Appeals has affirmed a Becker County court decision allowing a tribal officer to make a stop and an arrest outside a reservation’s boundaries. According to court documents, Raymond Bellcourt failed to stop for a school bus with an extended stop-signal arm and flashing lights. Bellcourt reportedly was driving a pickup truck…


Beltrami County does not hold ICE detainees

Beltrami County Sheriff Ernie Beitel says the jail does not house detainees for ICE, or immigration and customs enforcement. Recently, Beltrami Commissioner Reed Olson requested that the Sheriff discuss jail policy with the board, as it pertains to contracts with federal agencies. Olson says the county’s relationships with federal agencies may further displace county residents….

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