Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, July 7

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


Suspicious, 10:34 p.m.

Officer checked on a suspicious male whittling a stick on the 600 block of Patriot Dr. NW. Officer checked on the male and it’s still legal to whittle. No action taken.

Theft, 2:48 p.m.

Theft of an outdoor fireplace on the 200 block of Minnesota Ave. NW.

Security Check, 1:59 p.m.

Extra patrol request on the 400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. SE. Possible drug activity at residence directly to the east.

Property Damage, 11:48 a.m.

Windows smashed on parked car last night on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Nothing taken from interior. No suspect information.

Burglary, 10:04 a.m.

Report of burglary on the 600 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

Drugs, 8:21 a.m.

Seized marijuana from a passenger at the airport.


Warrant, 10:11 p.m.

Male with warrant transported to Beltrami County Jail from Cass County.

Suspicious, 7:12 p.m.

Report of people acting strange in a vehicle in Blackduck.

Accident, 12:26 p.m.

Accident with injuries on the 5900 block of Big Bass Rd. NE.

Burglary, 11:35 a.m.

Burglary of a cabin on the 13600 block of Sharp Rock Rd. NE.

Accident, 5:52 a.m.

Abandoned car found in a construction site on Scenic HIghway NE in Blackduck.

Accident, 1:40 a.m.

Report of one vehicle crash with injuries on Highway 89. Handled by State Patrol.


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 all the beats in north-central Minnesota, such as local government, crime, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University.

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