Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, June 17

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, June 17.


Assault, 11:48 p.m.

Multiple individuals placed under arrest for multiple violations on 13th St. and America Ave. NW.

Assault, 10:03 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of an assault in progress on the 2500 block of Phoenix Loop NW. One arrested.

DWI, 9:21 p.m.

Traffic stop on 30th St. and Cedar Ln. NW. Adult male arrested for DWI.

Violations/Court Orders, 8:38 p.m.

Officer arrested male for violating a DANCO on the 2500 block of Minnesota Ave. NW.

Dead Body, 10:42 a.m.

Officers investigated a death in Bemidji.

Assault, 6:53 a.m.

One arrested for first degree domestic assault on the 400 block of Central Ave. SE.

DWI, 2:04 a.m.

Officer responded to a reckless driver complaint on the 100 block of 3rd St. NW.


Suspicious, 10:31 p.m.

Suspicious vehicle report on the 100 block of Tyler Ave. NE. Vehicle located and found to be delivering phonebooks.

Suspicious, 10:06 p.m.

Assault investigation on the 300 block of Adams Ave. NW.

Property Damage, 11:09 a.m.

Deputy took a report of someone leaving rocks on another’s property on the 1500 block of Grotte Ave. NE.

Hazards (dangerous), 9:31 a.m.

Crow Wing Co. bomb squad contacted to remove more found explosives on Cardinal Rd. 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 family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.

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