Marchello Cimmarusti Christopher Davis
Foul Play Suspected
Published November 5, 2015
BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA — Two weeks after, Rose Downwind was listed as a missing person, Bemidji Police Department and the Minnesota BCA believe foul play is involved in her disappearance.
Rose Downwind, 31, has not been seen since October 21, 2015
Downwind, 31, the mother of five children is the granddaughter of Dennis Banks, co-founder of the American Indian Movement. Downwind is the daughter of Darla Banks.
Police in the rural northern Minnesota are concentrating their efforts to an area north of the city of Bemidji that includes: Lake Bemidji State Park and the Buena Vista State Forest. Specifically, the area between the north end of Lake Bemidji and Lindgren Road, between County Road 9 and County Road 23.
Marchello Anthony Cimmarusti, age 40 and Christopher John Davis, age 27 have been identified as persons of interest in this case along with a pewter colored 2002 GMC Yukon, MN plate #325MGP.
“Cimmarust is an ex-boyfriend of Downwind’s and was physically abusive,” says a soucre to Native News Online.
Police ask anyone who may have seen these individuals or vehicle in this area during the period from October 19th to October 29th to please contact the Bemidji Police Department immediately at 218-333-9111.
Home and property owners in this area are requested to check structures and acreage for any signs of suspicious activity including: trespassing, recent fires or disturbed ground. Additionally, hunters are asked to check their trail cameras for suspicious activity, images of the persons of interest or vehicle.