Bemidji News

Two arrested in Bemidji drug bust

Law Enforcement

By: News Director Larissa Donovan

BEMIDJI– Two were arrested in a local hotel last week for first degree drug possession.

According to a release from the Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force, they completed an investigation stemming from anonymous tips about the distribution and sale of heroin within Bemidji and Cass Lake.

Thirty-one-year-old Isaiah Johnson and 26-year-old Ileisha Guinn, both of Cass Lake, were arrested after a search warrant executed found 84 grams of heroin, as well as a small amount of marijuana, cash and miscellaneous drug paraphernalia.

Ileisha Guinn, 26, Cass Lake. Photo courtesy of Beltrami County Jail.
Isaiah Johnson, 31, Cass Lake. Photo courtesy of Beltrami County Jail.

Johnson was also taken in on a Department of Corrections Warrant. The Leech Lake Tribal Police Department, the Bemidji Police Department, the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension assisted in the investigation.