Media Release 11-28-17

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17. 11. 28

A 911 Call was recieved November 27th at 0923 am at the Pennington County Sheriff's Office. The caller stated that a group of people had assualted two indivisuals at a residence in the city of St Hilaire. The caller stated that one of the victims was laying in the yard and was bleeding.

Officers from the Pennington County Sheriif's Office, the Thief River Falls Police Department, Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force and the Minnesota State Patrol were dispatched to the scene. Emergency services from Thief River Area Ambulance and St Hilaire First Responders were also dispatched.

A search warrant was later served on a residence in rural St Hilaire. As a result of the search warrant, the following indivisuals were arrested: Guadalupe Peralta, age 27, of Thief River Falls and James Shaugabay, age 26, of rural St Hilaire.

Indivisuals arrested were brought to the Pennington County Jail and now await their first appearance in Pennington Distric Court. There is no threat to the public at this time. More arrests are expected to follow. Case remains under investigation.

Ref: Booking photo requests - Booking photos can be found at, click on the link "who's in jail"


Press Release 11/28/17 PDF

New Direct Phone Numbers

The new Corrections (Jail) Phone Number is 218-416-7097. Please call this number for any inmate related questions.

Inmate voice mail line is 218-416-1120.

Sentence to Serve (STS) / Wade Cota - 218-683-7001

Jail Administrator / Dave Casanova -  218-416-7095 * Assistant Jail Administrator / Jo Williams - 218-416-7098 * Jail Programmer / Travis Black - 218-416-7082