Bemidji Blotter for Monday, April 20

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, April 20.


Assist, 6:45 p.m.

Officer assisted male party on starting the eviction process on the 500 block of Justice Rd. NW.

Animal, 6:10 p.m.

Officer requested to check the welfare of a dog that was featured on Snapchat being fed edible marijuana. Officer could not locate the animal.

Disturbing the Peace, 5:54 p.m.

Caller reported yelling from an apartment on the 600 block of America Ave. NW. Officer spoke to renter who said she was having a bad day and was just yelling at herself.

Sex Crimes, 1:24 p.m.

Caller reported seeing child pornography on boyfriend’s computer.


Weapons Offenses, 9:59 p.m.

Reported at Birchmont Beach Rd. NE.

Animal, 7:41 p.m.

Report of a dog biting a person on Cove Dr. NE.

Dead Body, 5:25 p.m.

Female party collapsed and CPR was started. Female was pronounced deceased after life saving measures in Puposky.

Fire, 4:26 p.m.

Reported on Tower Rd. NE.

Burglary, 1:47 p.m.

Burglary of a ladder from an outbuilding on the 2100 block of Mission Rd. NE in Cass Lake.

Assault, 12:56 p.m.

Deputy responded to domestic assault in Cass Lake. Charges forwarded.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.

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