Man Arrested for Alleged Sexual Assault, 11 Undocumented Immigrants Detained

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Bemidji Police Investigate, Seek Public Help

A 22-year-old man has been arrested for alleged sexual assault in Bemidji, Minnesota. Police also detained 11 undocumented immigrants during the investigation.

The Bemidji Police Department was called to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center on September 23, 2023, for an assault complaint. Medical personnel reported that a juvenile female had presented at the Emergency Department and stated that she had been sexually assaulted.

Officers with the Bemidji Police Department immediately responded and spoke with the adults who brought the juvenile to the Emergency Department. Officers were given several possible addresses where this sexual assault occurred in the City of Bemidji.

Through the investigation, officers and detectives identified 1821 America Court NW, Bemidji, as the location of the sexual assault and a search warrant was executed at this residence. During the execution of the search warrant, a 22-year-old male identified as Oscar Ernesto Luna, age 22, was arrested on a warrant from Hennepin County and also charged with 1st degree criminal sexual conduct in Beltrami County.

There were several other individuals located and identified at 1821 America Court NW, eleven of which were transported by US Border Patrol to be processed as illegal immigrants.

This is an ongoing investigation.

The Bemidji Police Department was assisted by the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension’s Crime Scene Team, US Border Patrol, and US Dept of Homeland Security.

Source: Bemidji Police

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