Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, Sept. 15

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, Sept. 15.


Disorderly Conduct, 7:57 p.m.

Officers assisted a male who fell crossing the street at Union St. SW and Paul Bunyan Dr. S.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 5:12 p.m.

Officer responded to the 1200 block of 3rd St. SE for a driving complaint. Caller was arrested for a local warrant and later released.

Assault, 1:27 p.m.

Arrested one adult male for domestic assault on Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Burglary, 9:40 a.m.

Report of burglary on the 600 block of 19th St. NW. Suspect arrested.

Assault, 8:54 a.m.

Felony domestic assault of a female on 4th St. NW. Male fled the scene before officer arrival.


Disorderly Conduct, 8:57 p.m.

Verbal disagreement on Theater Ln. NW. Male was allowed to sleep in the entryway until he sobered up.

Animal, 8:43 p.m.

Nuisance bear complaint reported on the 10900 block of Lumberjack Rd. NW in Puposky. Referred to MN DNR.

Weapons Offenses, 7:56 p.m.

Deputy investigated weapons offense on the 9700 block of Fairview Ln. NW.

Theft, 5:47 p.m.

Report of a stolen political sign on the 13100 block of Wildwood Rd. NE.

Theft, 2:10 p.m.

Deputies responded to a burglary complaint on the 5600 block of Nature Rd. NW.

Burglary, 5:05 a.m.

Deputies responded to a burglary complaint on the 2500 block of Centerline Rd. SW in Solway.


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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