52-year-old Darren Joseph Sayers of Bemidji has been charged with Third-degree housebreaking linked to iPad computer systems going lacking on Bemidji State College’s campus.
Based on the legal criticism, regulation enforcement was contacted by BSU Safety Director Casey McCarthy attributable to a report that a number of iPad computer systems have been taken from among the places of work on the Beltrami County Campus.
Director McCarthy positioned a suspect on surveillance footage that confirmed the suspect enter the constructing at roughly 2:00 p.m. on October 23, 2020 with a backpack. The suspect left the constructing shortly thereafter with the backpack bulging.
Officer Otness reviewed a nonetheless of the suspect from the video and believed it to be Darren Sayers. Officer Otness responded to BSU and reviewed the footage. Officer Otness positively recognized Sayers within the video attributable to a definite shuffle in Sayers’ gait.
On November 1, 2020, Officer Mestemacher positioned Sayers strolling alongside the five hundred block of Minnesota Avenue. Officer Otness requested Sayers in regards to the stolen computer systems. Sayers initially denied understanding in regards to the computer systems taken from BSU. Nevertheless, after Officer Otness confronted Sayers with the existence of
surveillance footage, Sayers indicated the computer systems have been stolen from him.