Bemidji Blotter: 2/13-2/17

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Thursday, Feb. 13, through Monday, Feb. 17.



Weapons Offenses, 11:24 p.m.

Reported on the 1100 block of Minnesota Ave. NW.

Animal, 2:16 p.m.

Report of a puppy outside on the 400 block of Railroad St. SW. Advised resident of the complaint. Dog was let back inside by resident.


DWI, 9:41 p.m.

Officer responded to a driving complaint on 5th St. and Minnesota Ave. NW. Upon arrival, male was arrested for DWI.

Pursuit, 2:02 a.m.

Vehicle pursuit. Driver arrested on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW for multiple violations.

DWI, 1:09 a.m.

Officer arrested one for DWI on 15th St. and Park Ave. NW.

DWI, 12:45 a.m.

Traffic stop on 15th St. and Park Ave. NW. Adult male arrested for DWI.


Assault, 8:12 p.m.

Officers responded to a physical domestic on the 4800 block of Power Dam Rd. NE. Subject arrested for third degree DWI and fifth degree Domestic Assault.

Theft, 1:26 p.m.

Report of theft from vehicle on the 300 block of 24th St. NW.

DWI, 2:11 a.m.

Officer responded to a hit and run on the 100 block of 3rd St. NW. One adult male arrested for DWI.

DWI, 2:05 a.m.

Adult male arrested for DWI on the 100 block of 3rd St. NW.


DWI, 9:02 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a suspicious male on the 3200 block of Hannah Ave. NW. One arrested for DWI.

Suspicious, 8:48 p.m.

Report of two suspicious males following caller outside of a gas station on the 400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. SE. Pending store surveillance video.

Assault, 8:15 p.m.

Adult female arrested for domestic assault and 2nd degree assault on the 1400 block of 30th St. NW. An adult male was also arrested for a DANCO violation.

Warrant, 6:48 p.m.

Officer located a male with a confirmed Beltrami County warrant. Individual was arrested without incident.

DWI, 3:43 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 2900 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Multiple individuals placed under arrest.

DWI, 1:40 a.m.

Officers checked on a reported suspicious vehicle on the 1400 block of Miles Ave. SE. Vehicle was determined to have driven off the road and the driver was arrested for DWI.

Trespass, 1:18 a.m.

Officers arrested male for trespassing into a residence on the 1600 block of Birch Ln. NE, and several other charges.


DWI, 11:12 p.m.

One arrested for DWI on Highway 2.

Property Damage, 9:55 p.m.

Stalking and property damage complaint on the 200 block of Mississippi Ave. SW.

Assist, 9:42 p.m.

Female locked keys in vehicle with kids inside. Female had family bring extra key.

DWI, 9:14 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One arrested for DWI.

Harassment, 5:33 p.m.

Female arrested on a warrant and other pending charges on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 3:27 p.m.

Male arrested on a warrant during a removal request on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Second subject left without incident.


monday, feb. 17

Assist, 11:10 p.m.

Deputy assisted State Patrol on a traffic stop on the 2400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Two arrested.

Assist, 7:37 p.m.

Two arrested on Highway 2 NW and Eckles Rd. NW.

DWI, 2:47 a.m.

Reckless vehicle reported on the 900 block of Little Norway Ave. SE. Driver arrested after foot pursuit, with additional charges of DWI and driving after cancellation-inimical to public safety.


Warrant, 11:07 p.m.

Warrant arrest on the 3800 block of Animal Land Dr. SE.

Pursuit, 10:23 p.m.

Assist Red Lake Police and Koochiching County with a vehicle pursuit. One arrested on Highway 1 and Southeast Boundary Rd. NE in Blackduck.

Assist, 6:25 p.m.

Deputies assisted task force on the 11800 block of Tomine Dr. NW.

Burglary, 10:36 a.m.

Burglary complaint on the 2500 block of Gull Lake Rd. NW in Tenstrike.

Assist, 8:55 a.m.

Deputy assisted Minnesota State Patrol with a traffic stop on highway 2 and Jefferson Ave. SW. Two adult males arrested on warrants.

Theft, 12:37 a.m.

Deputy received a theft report from the 18200 block of Blackduck Lake Rd. in Hines.


Welfare Check, 2:04 p.m.

Female arrested on a probation violation on Highway 2 SE and Paul Bunyan Dr. SE. Driver cited for driving after suspension.

Burglary, 8:24 a.m.

Deputy responded to a report of a burglary that had occurred on the 48900 block of Spring Water Ln. NE in Kelliher.

DWI, 1:25 a.m.

Vehicle stuck on Lake Bemidji, driver arrested for DWI.

Traffic Stop

Traffic stop on Mission Rd. and Osprey Ln. SE in Cass Lake. Driver issued a written warning for a stop sign violation and no turn signal. Female passenger cited for open bottle and hypodermic needle. One arrested.

Assist, 8:34 p.m.

Stranded motorist investigation led to the arrest of an adult female for DUI on the 4400 block of Washington Ave. S.

Assist, 6:49 p.m.

Several arrested on Highway 2 and Jefferson Ave. SW.

DWI, 6:01 p.m.

Traffic stop on Roosevelt Rd. and Wolf Lake Dr. SE. Driver arrested for drug DWI and felony warrant, two passengers were cited for child restraint seat and possession of legend drug. Two arrested in the stop.

Theft, 12:02 p.m.

Deputy was advised of a theft from a mailbox on the 400 block of Archery Rd. NW.


Agency Assist, 11:12 p.m.

One arrested on Highway 2 and Lomen Ave. SE in Solway.

Assist, 8:52 p.m.

One arrested on the 300 block of Bemidji Ave. N.

Weapons Offenses, 7:16 p.m.

Weapons offense reported on Whistler Dr. NW.

DWI, 2:41 p.m.

Adult male arrested for DWI on Highway 2 and Washington Ave. S.


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