Local

Blackduck Man Indicted For Drunk-Driving Death

View Comments
(credit: Jupiter Images)

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Pet Of The Week: Stella, A Beagle-Corgi Mix
  2. 4 Things To Know For Oct. 31, 2014
  3. Sasquatch Gives Kim Johnson A Good Scare
  4. WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Haunted Landmark In Minn.
  5. Rally At U Of Minnesota Asks For Redskins Name Change

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Blackduck man was indicted last Tuesday in connection with the drunk-driving death of a young woman in Redby last October.

Twenty-seven-year-old Dustin Michael Johnson was charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter connected to the crash on Oct. 23 that killed his female passenger near Lower Red Lake.

The indictment says Johnson killed the woman without malice when he crashed his vehicle on Highway 15 in the Red Lake Indian Reservation while under the influence of alcohol.

Johnson faces a maximum of eight years in prison if convicted.

The case was a joint investigation by the Red Lake Tribal Police Department and the FBI.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,931 other followers