Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, Dec. 22

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, Dec. 22.


Fire, 10:02 a.m.

Report of a fire in a woods on the 2500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Fire was extinguished.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 9:22 a.m.

Report of vehicle driving on beach on the 1700 block of Birchmont Dr. NE. Contact made with driver.


Hazards (dangerous), 7:46 p.m.

Report of a vehicle through the ice near the 200 block of Lake Shore Dr. NE. Investigation revealed a car partially broke through the ice right next to shore and they left prior to LE arrival.

Warrant, 3:41 p.m.

Male arrested on numerous felony warrants on the 21200 block of County Rd. 2 in Shevlin.


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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