Beltrami County Jail
A 71-year-old man is hospitalized after being stabbed Thursday night by a Redby, Minn. man he had just let use his phone, leading to an eight-hour manhunt in Beltrami County. Sheriff Phil Hodapp says 23-year-old Orland James Spears showed up at the front door of Mert Scripture’s home in Grant Township just before 9:30 p.m. and asked to use his phone.
Authorities have arrested a 58-year-old Bemidji man in connection with the hit-and-run crash that killed a 25-year-old man last week. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office said Martin Erwin Ubert turned himself into police last Friday and was arrested on Tuesday night.
Two men were arrested Friday night after an apparent armed robbery in Turtle Lake Township, according to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office.
A man who was on a work release from the Beltrami County Jail was arrested Thursday morning when left the business for a break and didn’t return, authorities said.