Man armed with assault rifle robs Ogema store

The White Earth Tribal Police Department is asking the public for information on a recent armed robbery in Ogema.

According to a release from White Earth, the robber made off with an undetermined amount of cash Wednesday evening.

Law enforcement responded around 7:22 p.m. to the M&W Convenience Store on the 400 block of 2nd Street in Ogema, on report of a robber with an assault rifle.

The FBI Headwaters Safe Trail Task Force and the U.S. ATF are assisting in the investigation.

Anyone with information should call (218)983-3281 or (218)983-3201.


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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