Bemidji man arrested on suspicion of stabbing trees

A Bemidji man was arrested in Moorhead late last week on report of disturbing behavior that included stabbing trees.

Thomas Boswell, 38. Photo courtesy of Moorhead Police Department.

According to a release from the Moorhead Police Department, last Thursday night, 38-year-old Thomas Boswell was arrested after two separate police reports involving a male with a knife, one which included threatening the caller and the other for the alleged tree stabbing.

Boswell was taken into custody without incident.

He was being held in the Clay County on suspicion of assault and criminal damage to property.


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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