Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, June 16

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, June 16.


Weapons Offenses, 8:45 p.m.

Reported on the 1200 block of 23rd St. NW.

Suspicious, 7:39 p.m.

One arrested on the 1200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Suspicious, 8:58 a.m.

Suspicious vehicle on the 100 block of 29th St. NE. Driver arrested on an outstanding warrant.

Theft, 7:29 a.m.

Theft from vehicle reported on the 400 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE.

Medical, 5:15 a.m.

Overdose on the 100 block of 12th St. NW.

Robbery, 2:11 a.m.

Officers responded to a robbery on the 700 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Male arrested.


DWI, 9:07 p.m.

Female arrested for fourth-degree DWI, fifth-degree drugs, and driving after revocation on Clearline Rd. and Old Jefferson Dr. NW in Solway.

911, 3:08 p.m.

iPhone embarrassed the owner by dialing 911 while innocently sitting in a cupholder on the 23500 Highway 1 NE in Kelliher.


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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