Brainerd Area News

Two Pequot Lakes Men Arrested For Criminal Sexual Conduct And Impersonating a Peace Officer

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Our Hubbard Radio Newsroom was just notified via press release on Monday, October 21, 2019, the Pequot Lakes Police Department received a report of a home invasion and sexual assault that occurred on October 20, 2019 around 9:00 p.m. in the 3700 block of County Road 168 in Pequot Lakes. The release said two men drove up to the residence, identified themselves as police officers and forced their way into the residence.  Once inside, one of the males made multiple threats to a female and then sexually assaulted her. It was later learned that the two suspects initially went to the house to assault the male homeowner, who had fled the residence when the two arrived.  The release then added that on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 39-year old Jeremy Duane Haff of Pequot Lakes, was placed under arrest for two counts of 1st Degree Burglary and Liability for Crimes of Another, which is also a Felony for 1st Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct.

Then, on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 28-year old Mason Vale Headlee of Pequot Lakes, was placed under arrest at his residence in Virginia, Minnesota.  Headlee was charged with two counts of 1st Degree Burglary, 1st Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct and Impersonating a Peace Officer.  All suspects involved have been apprehended but the investigation is still ongoing as officers continue to gather and process evidence.  The Pequot Lakes Police Department was assisted by LADID and the Virginia Police Department.

We will add that those arrested and charged are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.