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New Year's Eve robbery at Blackduck motel remains under investigation

The investigation continues into the armed robbery that occurred on New Year's Eve at 7:20 PM in our County. We are asking for the public's assistance in locating and identifying the suspect. If you were in Blackduck on this particular evening please think back to that time frame and examine anything you might have seen or heard that night. Any vehicle or suspicious characters that were in the area of the Motel that night that you may have seen could be the catalyst to solving this crime.

If you have any ideas, please contact the Blackduck Police Department at 218-835-4802 or stop any officer on the street and talk with them. You can also call the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office at 218-333-9111 or long distance, 1-888-449-9111 or Sheriff's Investigator Danelle Haugen at 218-333-8451.

As stated earlier this week, you can also contact Crimestoppers at (1-800-222-TIPS [8477]), online at, or by texting TIP674 plus a message to CRIMES [274637]. Tips to Crimestoppers that lead to the arrest and conviction of a suspect are eligible for a cash reward.

Thank you for any help you can lend to this effort.