Bemidji Blotter: 2/16-2/17

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Wednesday, Feb. 16, through Thursday, Feb. 17.



Traffic Stop, 4:15 p.m.

Traffic stop on Paul Bunyan Dr. and 1st St. E. Driver arrested for domestic assault.


DWI, 9:06 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 2600 block of Delton Ave. NW. Adult male arrested for DWI.

Harassment, 4:36 p.m.

Report of domestic assault on Irvine Ave. SW. Adult male arrested.

Assist, 12:54 p.m.

Assist the jail with locating and arresting male subject who was released in error.

Drugs, 8:15 a.m.

Adult male located in CSC building on the 600 block of America Ave. NW with drug paraphernalia. One arrested.

Theft, 7:01 a.m.

Report of a theft on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Suspect arrested on warrants.



Assist, 10:14 p.m.

Older male needed help loading wood stove on Power Dam Rd. NE. Fuel source for heat is being filled tomorrow.

Medical, 9:15 p.m.

Male overdosed in Bemidji. Transported to Bemidji hospital.

DWI, 2:15 p.m.

One arrested on the 1300 block of Anne St. NW.

DWI, 2:06 p.m.

Traffic stop on Irvine Ave. and Grange Rd. NW. Female arrested for drug DWI.

911, 6:01 a.m.

911 hangup on Oman Rd. NE. Deputy made contact with caller who advised her iPhone dialed 911 unintentionally while she was turning off her alarm.

DWI, 12:14 a.m.

Traffic stop on Carr Lake Rd. and Washington Ave. S. Male arrested for fourth-degree DWI, fifth-degree drugs, ineligible possession of ammo and expired registration.


Burglary, 6:01 p.m.

Deputy took a report of a possible burglary on the 2300 block of Last Rd. NW.

Suspicious, 1:52 p.m.

Report of blood on roadway on the 10200 block of Power Dam Rd. NE. Ended up being from a car v deer from the night prior.

Theft, 1:50 p.m.

Theft from a parked car reported on the 6800 block of Dickinson Dr. NW.

DWI, 1:43 p.m.

Traffic stop on 15th St. and Northern Cedar Ave. NW. Driver arrested for a drug DWI.

Suspicious, 1:19 p.m.

Deputy checked on a fish house on the 488800 block of Sunflower Rd. NE Kelliher matched the description of a recently stolen fish house.

Suspicious, 12:50 p.m.

Deputy checked on fish house matching a recently stolen fish house in Waskish.


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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