Bemidji Man charged with sexual assault on Red Lake Reservation

Brent Lee Sigana, Jr., 25, of Bemidji has been charged with sexual assault announced United States Attorney Andrew Luger Thursday afternoon.

According to court documents Sigana knowingly engaged in a sexual act with a victim who at the time was physically incapable of declining participation in the act or communicating unwillingness to engage in the act on Red Lake Reservation.

Sigana has been charged with one count of sexual abuse of a person incapable of consenting.

The FBI and Red Lake Tribal Police Department investigated the case.

Sigana made his initial appearance in U.S. District Court on January 5, 2024.

According to a release from the Department of Justice, investigators believe there may be other victims relevant to this investigation.

If you have any information about other potential victims, please contact the FBI’s Tip Line at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324) or