Bemidji Blotter Wednesday, Jan. 15

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


Citizen Complaints, 10:08 p.m.

Female reported a Bemidji Police Department patrol car slid at an icy intersection on the 2300 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Requested officer to be more careful.

Suspicious, 2:09 p.m.

Individual was placed under arrest on the 900 block of 30th St. NW for receiving stolen property.

Juvenile/Status Crimes, 12:59 p.m.

Possible ongoing dissemination of child pornography occurring at a residence in Beltrami County. Matter linked to Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office investigation and referred to investigator.

Assault, 12:21 p.m.

Report of an assault. Adult female arrested for 4th Degree Assault.


Warrant, 11:26 p.m.

Adult male arrested for a gross misdemeanor warrant in Turtle River.

Warrant, 8:57 p.m.

Female arrested for multiple warrants on Chokecherry Dr. NE.

Accident, 8:37 p.m.

Vehicle in the ditch on Highway 71 and Anne St. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.


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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