Bemidji Blotter: 6/15-6/16

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, June 15, and Thursday, June 16.



Assault, 11:48 p.m.

Male placed under arrest for assault on the 300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

Suspicious, 10:23 p.m.

Suspicious person on the 400 block of Mississippi Ave. NW. Female following and asking questions about infant child. No criminal activity observed.

DWI, 6:18 p.m.

Report of an intoxicated driver and OFP violation on Harrison Ct. SW. Suspect located and arrested for DWI.

Medical, 4:14 p.m.

Report of a medical on Wiese Ln. NW. Male found deceased.

Traffic Stop, 2:32 p.m.

Traffic stop on Anne St. and Pine Ridge Ave. NW. Driver cited, passenger arrested.

Warrant, 2:30 p.m.

Search warrant on the 900 block of 30th St. NW. Female arrested on multiple charges.

Drugs, 12:50 p.m.

Officer responded to a report of disorderly conduct on the 900 block of 30th St. NW. A male and female were arrested.

Traffic Stop, 11:02 a.m.

Male arrested on multiple charges on the 1800 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Weapons Offenses, 10:50 a.m.

Report of a suspicious male with a weapon on the 3700 block of Norris Ct. NW. Male located without a weapon and transported to ER for mental health evaluation.

Welfare Check, 9:51 a.m.

Young child was throwing items from open upstairs apartment window on the 200 block of 4th St. NW.

Property Damage, 7:42 a.m.

Graffiti complaint on the 1600 block of 5th St. NE.


Disorderly Conduct, 11:39 p.m.

Removal of two adult males from private property on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One male placed under arrest, other issued citation.

Theft, 7:53 p.m.

Theft of bicycle reported on the 2100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Warrant, 5:12 p.m.

Male arrested on his warrants on the 900 block of 30th St. NW.

Assist, 2:38 p.m.

Assist task force with search warrant on the 500 block of Justice Rd. NW.

Suspicious, 9:14 a.m.

Report of suspicious male on 12th St. and Bemidji Ave. N. Male was found to be exercising his First Amendment rights, no action taken.

Theft, 6:36 a.m.

Theft of vehicle reported on the 2400 block of Lake Ave. NE.

Assist, 1:24 a.m.

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

Suspicious, 1:15 a.m.

Officer responded to a single report of possible gunshots on the 1800 block of Birchmont Dr. NE. Upon checking the area, no signs of distress were located.

Welfare Check, 12:51 a.m.

Officers responded to the report of a female screaming in distress around Park Ave. and Anne St. NW. Upon completing a thorough search of the area, no signs of distress or screaming were detected, and the subject was unable to be located.



Juvenile/Status Crimes, 11:21 p.m.

Report of children being disruptive on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW.

Theft, 10:12 p.m.

Theft of property reported on the 16800 block of Mission Rd. SE in Cass Lake.

Violations/Court Orders, 9:27 p.m.

Report of a DANCO violation in Alps Ct. NW, male arrested for IPS and DANCO violation.

Assist, 6:38 p.m.

Caller claimed that his girlfriend assaulted him and wanted a ride out of town. Deputy responded to Alps Ct. NW and all was fine. Caller then stated that no assault had actually occurred and that his daughter was going to drive him out of town.

Welfare Check, 1:51 a.m.

Male walking flagged down deputy for a courtesy ride on Highway 89 and Mayflower Rd. NW. Male was arrested for outstanding warrant.


Disorderly Conduct, 8:58 p.m.

Removal of an intoxicated male party on the 5100 block of Kappes Ln. SE in Cass Lake. One male arrested by LLTPD for disorderly conduct and obstructing legal process.

DWI, 8:26 p.m.

Adult male arrested for DAC-IPS, first-degree DWI, fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance, and a warrant, on the 7100 block of Pete Ln. NW.

911, 1:15 p.m.

Animal at large call from the 5200 block of Highway 89 NW. Cleared by dispatch and the critter list.

DWI, 1:24 a.m.

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

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