Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, Jan. 21

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, Jan. 21.


Traffic Stop, 9:23 p.m.

Traffic stop on Hannah Ave. and 30th St. NW. Multiple individuals placed under arrest.

Theft, 3:25 p.m.

An investigator took a vehicle theft report from the 1400 block of Miles Ave. SE.

Theft, 11:51 a.m.

Walmart requested officer presence for two shoplifting suspects. One female was arrested on a felony Dakota warrant.

Animal, 11:43 a.m.

Officers responded to a call about a dog biting people on the 2800 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Officers arrived and impounded dog.

DWI, 1:33 a.m.

Officer checked on a vehicle which had hit a snowbank on Wood Ave. and 3rd St. SE. Driver arrested for DWI.


Traffic Stop, 10:44 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 2400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Driver arrested for DWI and passenger arrested on a warrant.

Assault, 9:34 p.m.

Domestic assault in Kelliher. One adult male was arrested.

Drugs, 4:30 p.m.

Report of possible drug activity on the 4600 block of Birdsview Ln. NW.

Traffic Stop, 1:18 p.m.

Traffic stop on Bemidji Rd. and Wintergreen Ln. NE. One adult was arrested for false name, driving after revocation and expired registration.

Animal, 7:28 a.m.

Deputies conducted a welfare check on horses in Solway. They were well taken care of.



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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