Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, April 29

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, April 29.


Warrant, 11:55 p.m.

Adult female arrested on an outstanding warrant on 4th St. and Park Ave. NW.

Fire, 11:15 p.m.

An officer issued a citation for burning prohibited items on the 1000 block of Washington Ave. S.

Fire, 7:36 p.m.

Fire reported on the 300 block of Irvine Ave. NW.

Accident, 6:12 p.m.

Officer responded to a hit and run accident on the 700 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Officers unable to locate suspect vehicle.

Theft, 5:17 p.m.

Theft from vehicle reported on the 900 block of 30th St. NW.


Traffic Stop, 9:50 p.m.

Traffic stop on Washington Ave. and Pine Grove St. SW. Driver arrested for DWI and drug possession.

Fire, 8:53 p.m.

Report of a large fire near a residence in the Little Norway trailer park. Owner was given a verbal warning and the fire was extinguished.

Assist, 7:16 p.m.

Leech Lake Tribal Police Department arrested male on domestic assault charges in Cass Lake.

DWI, 12:53 a.m.

Female arrested for third degree DWI and drugs on the 2400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.


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 son Logan, daughter Brigid, and pets Vincent and Piper. She also loves reading, Star Trek, and gardening... badly.

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