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04-CR-17-1897 Filed in Ninth Judicial District Court

6/30/2017 12:45:42 PM
Beltrami County, MN

StateofMinnesota DistrictCourt
CountyofBeltrami 9thJudicialDistrict
ProsecutorFileNo. 17CR01640
CourtFileNo. 04-CR-17-1897

StateofMinnesota, COMPLAINT
Plaintiff, OrderofDetention
vs.
KEANUJOSEPHMAJORDOB:04/12/1995
2112RooseveltRdSE,#609
Bemidji,MN56601
Defendant.

The Complainant submits this complaint to the Court and states that there is probable cause to believe
Defendantcommittedthefollowingoffense(s):
COUNTI
Charge:2ndDegreeAssault
MinnesotaStatute:609.222.1,withreferenceto:609.222.1
MaximumSentence:7yearsinprison,a$14,000fine,orboth
OffenseLevel:Felony
OffenseDate(onorabout):06/29/2017
Control#(ICR#):17013325
Charge Description: On or about June 29, 2017, within the County of Beltrami, State of Minnesota, Keanu
JosephMajor,didassaultanother,to-wit:T.C.,withadangerousweapon.
COUNTII
Charge:TrafficCollision-DriverFailtoStop-InjuryorDeath
MinnesotaStatute:169.09.1,withreferenceto:169.09.14(a)(3)
MaximumSentence:1yr,$3,000orboth
OffenseLevel:GrossMisdemeanor
OffenseDate(onorabout):06/29/2017
Control#(ICR#):17013325
Charge Description: The driver of any motor vehicle involved in a collision shall immediately stop the
vehicle at the scene of the collision, or as close to the scene as possible and reasonably investigate what
was struck. If the driver knows or has reason to know the collision resulted in injury to or death of
another, the driver in every event shall remain at the scene of the collision, until the driver has fulfilled the
requirements of this section as to the giving of information. The stop must be made without unnecessarily
obstructingtraffic.

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04-CR-17-1897 Filed in Ninth Judicial District Court
STATEMENTOFPROBABLECAUSE 6/30/2017 12:45:42 PM
Beltrami County, MN

YourcomplainantisanofficialemployedbytheBemidjiPoliceDepartment.Inthatcapacity,your
complainantisawarethataninvestigationhasbeenconductedregardingtheconductoftheabove-named
defendantrelatingtothefollowingmatter,andthat,uponinformationandbelief,believesthefollowingtobe
trueandcorrect:

OnJune29,2017,at9:33p.m.,BemidjiPoliceOfficersweredispatchedtoareportofacaraccidentnear
201MidwayDriveN,intheCityofBemidji,CountyofBeltrami,neartheSubwaySouthrestaurant.Priorto
arrival,dispatchadvisedthatthevehiclehadfledthescene,afterhittingapedestrian,whosustained
injuries.Uponarrival,officerswereunabletolocatethevehicleand/orthevictim.SergeantPetrielocated
aninjuredmale,lateridentifiedasTylerJohnCournoyerwithadateofbirthofOctober1,1985,inthe
alleywayjustnorthofBar209.Cournoyerrefusedtogiveatapedstatement,butindicatedthathewas
pickedupbyKeanuJosephMajorwithadateofbirthofApril12,1985,togotoafriendswake.Cournoyer
indicatedthatMajorwasdriving,andthatheandMajorgotintoaheatedargument.Cournoyerindicated
thathegotoutofthevehicle,andstartedwalkingaway.Atthattime,MajorranoverhimwithhisCadillac
andspedaway.CournoyerdenieddoinganythingtoMajor.CournoyerwastransportedtotheSanford
MedicalCenter.

LawenforcementcontactedMajorviatelephoneandlearnedthathewasataresidencelocatedat818
ThomasRoad.Lawenforcementofficerswentouttotheresidence,andlocatedMajor.Majorhadablack
shirttiedaroundhisupperarmalongwithablackstrapwhichhewasusingasatourniquet.Majorhad
injureswhichappearedtobestabwounds.MajorwasreadhisrightspertheMirandadecisionandagreed
tospeakwithlawenforcement.MajorindicatedthathewasdrivinghisCadillac,andhadpickedup
Cournoyertoattendawake.MajorindicatedthatCournoyerwasbelligerent,andwouldnotcalmdown.As
suchtheypulledoverintheSubwayparkinglot.MajorandCournoyergotoutsideofthevehicle,atwhich
timeCournoyerpulledoutaknife.Majorgotbackintohisvehicle,andtriedtoleave.Cournoyerbeganto
stabatMajorthroughthewindow.MajorsdriverssidecarwindowwasbrokenandCournoyerstabbed
himseveraltimes.MajoratthatpointwastryingtogethiscarintodriveasCournoyerwasrunningaround
thevehicle.MajorindicatedeventuallyCournoyerwasrunningawayfromthevehicle,atwhichtimehe
turnedhiscarinthedirectionofCournoyerandhitCournoyerwithhisvehicle.Majorindicatedheknewhe
hitCournoyer,butdidnotstoporcall911.Majorsignedaconsenttosearchhisvehicle.Lawenforcement
observedthatthedriverssidewindowwasbrokeoutandthewindshieldwasshattered.Inaddition,there
wasbloodonthedriverssideseat.Lawenforcementfurtherlocatedaknifewithbloodonthebladeinthe
parkinglotofSubway.

YOUAREHEREBYNOTIFIEDTHATITISACRIMINALOFFENSETONOTAPPEARINCOURTWHEN
ORDEREDTODOSOBYTHECOURT.IFYOUARECONVICTEDFORFAILINGTOAPPEAR,IN
ADDITIONTOTHEIMPOSITIONOFCRIMINALPENALTIES,YOUMAYBEREQUIREDTOPAY
WHATEVERCOSTSAREINCURREDBYTHEPROSECUTINGAUTHORITYOROTHER
GOVERNMENTALAGENCYDUETOYOURFAILURETOAPPEAR.

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04-CR-17-1897 Filed in Ninth Judicial District Court
SIGNATURESANDAPPROVALS 6/30/2017 12:45:42 PM
Beltrami County, MN

ComplainantrequeststhatDefendant,subjecttobailorconditionsofrelease,be:
(1)arrestedorthatotherlawfulstepsbetakentoobtainDefendant'sappearanceincourtor
(2)detained,ifalreadyincustody,pendingfurtherproceedingsandthatsaidDefendantotherwise
bedealtwithaccordingtolaw.
Complainantdeclaresunderpenaltyofperjurythateverythingstatedinthisdocumentistrueand
correct.Minn.Stat.358.116Minn.R.Crim.P.2.01,subds.1,2.

Complainant AndrewJamesBurford ElectronicallySigned:


Police 06/30/201711:46AM
613MinnesotaAveNW BeltramiCounty,MN
Bemidji,MN56601
Badge:8577

Beingauthorizedtoprosecutetheoffensescharged,Iapprovethiscomplaint.

ProsecutingAttorney AnnieP.Claesson-Huseby ElectronicallySigned:


ChiefAssistantBeltramiCounty 06/30/201711:02AM
Attorney
600MinnesotaAvenue
Suite400
Bemidji,MN56601
(218)333-4219

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04-CR-17-1897 Filed in Ninth Judicial District Court
FINDINGOFPROBABLECAUSE 6/30/2017 12:45:42 PM
Beltrami County, MN
From the above sworn facts, and any supporting affidavits or supplemental sworn testimony, I, the Issuing Officer, have
determined that probable cause exists to support, subject to bail or conditions of release where applicable, Defendants arrest
or other lawful steps be taken to obtain Defendants appearance in court, or Defendants detention, if already in custody,
pendingfurtherproceedings.Defendantisthereforechargedwiththeabove-statedoffense(s).

SUMMONS
THEREFOREYOU,THEDEFENDANT,ARESUMMONEDtoappearon___________,_____at_____AM/PM
beforetheabove-namedcourtat600MinnesotaAveNWSuite108,Bemidji,MN56601toanswerthiscomplaint.

IFYOUFAILTOAPPEARinresponsetothisSUMMONS,aWARRANTFORYOURARRESTshallbeissued.

WARRANT
To the Sheriff of the above-named county or other person authorized to execute this warrant: I order, in the name of the State
of Minnesota, that the Defendant be apprehended and arrested without delay and brought promptly before the court (if in
session), and if not, before a Judge or Judicial Officer of such court without unnecessary delay, and in any event not later than
36hoursafterthearrestorassoonassuchJudgeorJudicialOfficerisavailabletobedealtwithaccordingtolaw.

ExecuteinMNOnly ExecuteNationwide ExecuteinBorderStates

X ORDEROFDETENTION
Since the Defendant is already in custody, I order, subject to bail or conditions of release, that the Defendant continue to be
detainedpendingfurtherproceedings.

Bail:$
ConditionsofRelease:

Thiscomplaint,dulysubscribedandsworntoorsignedunderpenaltyofperjury,isissuedbytheundersignedJudicialOfficer
asofthefollowingdate:June30,2017.

JudicialOfficer JohnMelbye ElectronicallySigned:06/30/201712:29PM


DistrictCourtJudge

SworntestimonyhasbeengivenbeforetheJudicialOfficerbythefollowingwitnesses:

COUNTYOFBELTRAMI
STATEOFMINNESOTA

StateofMinnesota
Plaintiff LAWENFORCEMENTOFFICERRETURNOFSERVICE
IherebyCertifyandReturnthatIhaveservedacopyofthisOrderof
vs. DetentionupontheDefendanthereinnamed.
SignatureofAuthorizedServiceAgent:
KeanuJosephMajor
Defendant