Bemidji Blotter for Monday, Aug. 31

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, Aug. 31.


Traffic Stop, 11:05 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Adult male arrested for DWI.

Traffic Stop, 9:42 p.m.

Officer stopped a vehicle for loud exhaust on Irvine Ave. and 26th St. NW. Male arrested and released for driving after cancellation-inimical to public safety.

Burglary, 12:28 p.m.

Report of a burglary on the 900 block of 12th St. NW.

Burglary, 11:20 a.m.

Commercial burglary on the 700 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One arrested.


Assault, 1:35 a.m.

Report of a domestic and property damage at Alpine Village. Deputy investigated and located multiple younger juveniles running around the park.


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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