Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, Oct. 20

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, Oct. 20.


Accident, 9:05 p.m.

Reportedly driverless car crashed at intersection of 11th St. and Mississippi Ave. NW. Several cited for minor consume.

Medical, 2:22 p.m.

Officers responded to a possible overdose on the 4000 block of Supreme Ct. NW. Upon arrivla, female was taken to Sanford and a 72-hour hold placed on the children.

Warrant, 1:25 p.m.

Officer assisted and advised on a military desertion issue.


Fire, 6:59 p.m.

Reported on Sumac Rd. and Hazelwood Rd. NE.

Violations/Court Orders, 3:23 p.m.

Adult arrested for domestic assault and DANCO violation on Alps Ct. NW.

Family Matter-Non Criminal, 9:17 a.m.

Welfare check handled by LTPD. Adult arrested for warrant on the 28600 block of Connection Dr. SE in Pennington.


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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