An 18 year old Bemidji man has been charged with three counts of assault in Itasca county district court. Dacota Geoffrey Smith of Bemidji made his first appearance in Itasca county district court on Monday. Smith and three juveniles assaulted a staff member with multiple weapons at a group home on December 13th. Smith was charged with one count assault in the first degree, two counts of assault in the second degree, and one count of assault in the third degree. The staff member was taken by ambulance to the Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital for treatment.
Bail was set at $100,000 without conditions and $50,000 with conditions. His next court appearance is December 22nd at 9am.
Also Monday, three juveniles appeared in Itasca County District court. They were charged with four felony offences. They were ordered held without bail at the Itaskin Juvenile center. Their next appearance is set for December 17th.