Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, Jan. 7

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, Jan. 7.


Fraud, 2:24 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of check fraud on the 1600 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Suspect arrested.

Assist, 11:46 a.m.

Agency assist on the 600 block of Beltrami Ave. SW. One female arrested for a probation violation.


Fire, 8:46 p.m.

Residential chimney fire reported on the 2500 block of Pine Acres Rd. NE.

Property Damage, 6:32 p.m.

Assist Leech Lake Tribal Police with uncooperative property damage suspects on the 4700 block of Kappes Ln. SE in Cass Lake. One male arrested.

Snowmobile, 4:03 p.m.

Snowmobile accident on the 8000 block of Irvine Ave. NW. One operator suffered a broken leg.


Larissa Donovan was the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016, through July 2023. She covered all the beats in north-central Minnesota, such as local government, crime, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University. You can follow along with Larissa's live tweets of meetings and events on Twitter!

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