Bemidji Blotter 2/7-2/9

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Feb. 7, to Sunday, Feb. 9.

BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT

SUNDAY, FEB. 9

Family Crimes, 7:28 p.m.

911 hang up at the 400 block of Central Ave. SE. Officers arrested multiple people on warrants and child endangerment charges.

Traffic Stop, 5:45 p.m.

Multiple people placed under arrest during a traffic stop on the 1800 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Assault, 2:41 p.m.

One arrested for domestic assault on Hwy 2 W and Adams Ave. NW.

Assault, 8:26 a.m.

One arrested for domestic assault on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Suspicious, 2:56 a.m.

Male arrested on a DOC warrant on the 900 block of 30th St. NW.

Suspicious, 2:06 a.m.

Complaint of suspicious activity and possibly hearing a window break. Officers checked the area of the 900 block of 30th St. NW and all was quiet. A subject was arrested on a warrant in attached case.

SATURDAY, FEB. 8

Assault, 11:15 p.m.

Lyft driver reported witnessing a possible assault at a residence on the 1400 block of Bixby Ave. NE. Officer made numerous attempts to contact residents but were ultimately unsuccessful.

Robbery, 5:11 p.m.

Female arrested for simple robbery on the 1200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Assist, 4:13 p.m.

Welfare check on 1st St. E. Individuals were found to be fine and were celebrating a child’s birthday.

Violations/Court Orders, 3:08 p.m.

Male arrested on a traffic stop on 9th St. and Mississippi Ave. NW for violating domestic assault no contact order, driving after revocation and several warrants.

Property Damage, 1:00 p.m.

Vehicle egged on the 1100 block of Bemidji Ave. N.

Accident, 12:29 p.m.

Report of a hit and run accident on the 900 block of Lake Shore Dr. NE.

Suspicious, 10:33 a.m.

Stopped and identified subject for a pending investigation on Ridgeway Ave. NW.

DWI, 2:26 a.m.

Traffic stop on 19th St. NE and Bemidji Ave. N. Driver arrested for DWI.

DWI, 1:11 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Driver arrested for DWI.

FRIDAY, FEB. 7

Disorderly Conduct, 10:33 p.m.

Officers responded to a call of disorderly conduct on the 400 block of Central Ave. SE. A male was arrested on a warrant.

Theft, 10:26 p.m.

Vehicle reported stolen and Officers located it parked at a different apartment building on the 1400 block of 30th St. NW. Referred to auto theft.

DWI, 10:18 p.m.

Adult male arrested for DWI on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S.

911, 10:07 p.m.

Tenants accidentally called 911 and no emergency was located on the 400 block of Central Ave. SE. Tenants were also advised to stop smoking marijuana in their apartment.

Suspicious, 9:22 p.m.

Officers responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle on the 600 block of Washington Ave. S. A suitcase of garbage was found in the location the vehicle parked. The vehicle was no longer there and the garbage was disposed of.

Theft, 5:13 p.m.

Theft of a 10-week-old puppy on the 2600 block of Delton Ave. NW.

Traffic Stop, 4:10 p.m.

An individual was placed under arrest for multiple charges on the 600 block of Lake Ave. NE.

Accident, 1:36 p.m.

Pedestrian struck in a parking lot on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Assist, 10:23 a.m.

Officers assisted the Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force with a local search warrant on the 700 block of Lincoln Ave. SE.

Fire, 3:16 a.m.

Officer responded to a report of a structural fire on the 4100 block of Bemidji Ave. N. The scene was turned over to the Bemidji Fire Department.

DWI, 1:38 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Driver arrested for DWI.

DWI, 12:03 a.m.

Traffic stop on Hannah Ave. and 28th St. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.

BELTRAMI COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

SUNDAY, FEB. 9

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 8:41 p.m.

Vehicle in the ditch on Hwy 2 in Solway. Female arrested for 3rd degree DWI.

Traffic Stop, 7:37 p.m.

Traffic stop on Eckles Rd. and Balsam Rd. NW. Driver was found to be elderly.

SATURDAY, FEB. 8

Animal, 7:08 p.m.

Deceased dog on Highway 89. A collar was attached but no tags.

Traffic Stop, 7:49 a.m.

Driver arrested for 5th degree drug possession and no driver’s license on Roosevelt Rd. and Sunnyside Rd. SE.

Warrant, 12:21 a.m.

Female arrested on Beltrami County warrants on Highway 2.

FRIDAY, FEB. 7

Warrant, 6:51 p.m.

Warrant transport from Bob’s Towing.

Warrant, 12:20 a.m.

Female arrested on a warrant on the 3800 block of Animal Land Dr. SE.


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 events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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