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Accident in Perham leads to injury, arrest

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One man was injured and another man arrested as the result of a car accident in Perham.

On Feb. 15, a south bound car on County Road 51 ran a stop sign and T-boned an east bound car on Main Street, according to the Perham Police Department.

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Police said the south bound car was driven by 22-year-old Tyler Dewitt. When the responding officer did a record search, Dewitt was found to have an active Becker County Warrant. He was arrested and transported to Becker County Jail.

The east bound car was driven by Steven Wendt, a 65-year-old Vergas man. He sustained unknown injuries and was transported to Perham Health by ambulance.

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