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Ely locals terrorize campers in BWCAW

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Six Ely residents brandishing guns threatened canoeists and campers on Basswood Lake late in the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 7. Two were arrested at the Fall Lake boat landing early on Wednesday morning for making terroristic threats, and all six will face charges in Lake County.

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The five adult males and one juvenile male were in two motorboats reportedly shooting off fire arms and using abusive language.

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