Bemidji Blotter: 11/3-11/4

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, Nov. 3, and Wednesday, Nov. 4.



Welfare Check, 7:45 p.m.

Officer conducted welfare check on individuals on the 1900 block of Bemidji Ave. N. One male arrested for outstanding warrant.

DWI, 7:03 p.m.

Reckless vehicle complaint on Paul Bunyan Dr. and 1st St. E. Driver arrested for DWI.

Theft, 4:36 p.m.

Officers took a report of theft from a vehicle on the 700 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Theft, 4:19 p.m.

Stolen vehicle reported on the 1000 block of Washington Ave. S.

Warrant, 3:28 p.m.

An individual was arrested on a warrant on the 1200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Other, 10:21 a.m.

Adult male wished to confess to a murder when he was 7 years old.


Suspicious, 5:46 p.m.

Officers responded to a possible burglary on the 800 block of America Ave. NW. Upon arrival, the house was secured and remodeling taking place. Unfounded.

Property, 5:05 p.m.

Officers recovered a stolen motor vehicle on Anne St. NW.

Theft, 4:44 p.m.

Officer took a report of a possible theft of pumpkins on the 1300 block of East Ave. NE. Unable to contact the victim.

Assault, 11:33 a.m.

Domestic assault on 30th St. NW. Male subject broke down apartment door and gained entry. One arrested.

Weapons Offenses, 1:21 a.m.

Caller reported hearing multiple gunshots on Roosevelt Rd. SE. Unable to locate source.

DWI, 12:49 a.m.

Officer on a foot patrol on the 900 block of 30th ST. NW conducted a stop on a vehicle for multiple infractions. Driver arrested for DWI.



Assault, 9:53 p.m.

Adult male arrested for domestic assault and other charges on the 8500 block of Irvine Ave. NW.

Traffic Stop, 9:22 p.m.

Traffic stop on Miles Ave. and Helen St. SE. Driver arrested for drug DWI, one passenger arrested for drug possession and an outstanding warrant.

Suspicious, 7:59 p.m.

Report of spotlighting on Sandpiper Rd. and Sumac Rd. NE in Turtle River.

Family Crimes, 7:43 p.m.

Child custody issue in Cass Lake. Active HRO between the parties, one female arrested for HRO violation.

Theft, 5:26 p.m.

Reported theft of license plate registration stickers on the 5300 block of Sullivan Dr. NW.

Medical, 7:41 a.m.

Deputy flagged down by a male outside the Law Enforcement Center. Male informed deputy he needed an ambulance for his foot after stepping on a rock. Clear.


Theft, 5:03 p.m.

Theft of a deer blind reported on the 4100 block of Mill St. NE.

DWI, 10:13 a.m.

Assist Minnesota State Patrol with a DWI arrest on Highway 2 and Jones Townhall Rd. NW in Solway.


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 all the beats in north-central Minnesota, such as local government, crime, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University. You can follow along with Larissa's live tweets of meetings and events on Twitter!

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