Bemidji Blotter: 11/17-11/18

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, Nov. 17, and on Thursday, Nov. 18.



Theft, 3:12 p.m.

Theft of a snowmobile on the 4300 block of Elliot Rd. NE.

Family matter-non criminal, 8:52 a.m.

Complaint of child brought to school prior to end of quarantine period. Social services is already aware of family and providing assistance.

Assist, 8:24 a.m.

Questions regarding ongoing issues with girlfriend/family on the 900 block of 21st St. NW. Subject advised to move. Closed.

Welfare Check, 1:48 a.m.

Female individual arrested for multiple offenses on the 1300 block of Anne St. NW.


Traffic Stop, 11:22 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 2500 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Adult male placed under arrest for carrying a pistol without a permit.

Assault, 7:29 p.m.

Adult male placed under arrest for domestic assault on the 3900 block of Irvine Ave. NW.

Traffic Stop, 2:31 a.m.

Traffic stop for driver status-canceled IPS on 12th St. and Irvine Ave. NW. Driver arrested.



Dead Body, 11:13 p.m.

Deputies responded to the report of an adult male not breathing. The party was determined to be deceased. Investigation pending regarding possible overdose.

Drugs, 9:00 p.m.

Potential drug activity reported on Archery Rd. and Paul Miller Ln. NW.

DWI, 2:33 p.m.

Traffic stop on Lake Ave. and 3rd St. NE. Driver arrested for DWI, DAC-IPIS and warrant.

Accident, 7:43 a.m.

Assisted MSP with traffic control at a multi-vehicle accident on Highway 2 bypass.

Accident, 7:33 a.m.

Deputies assisted MSP with three vehicles in the ditch on Highway 71 and Turtle River Lake Rd. NE.


Fire, 12:52 a.m.

Reported on the 36100 block of Clearline Rd. in Shevlin.

Assist, 12:11 a.m.

Assist Red Lake Police Department with pursuit on Highway 89.

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