Bemidji Blotter: 6/7-6/8

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, June 7, and Wednesday, June 8



Suspicious, 10:04 p.m.

Male individual arrested for city ordinance violation on the 200 block of 6th St. NW.

Welfare Check, 9:38 p.m.

Officer checked on a male hitchhiking on Paul Bunyan Dr. and Highway 2 SE. Male was arrested on his warrant and transported to surrounding agency.

Traffic Stop, 9:36 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Driver arrested on warrant and careless driving.

Drugs, 8:55 p.m.

Adult male placed under arrest for numerous violations.

Assault, 5:50 p.m.

Report of an assault on America Ave. NW. One arrested.

DWI, 5:40 p.m.

Officers responded to an overdose on the 600 block of Miles Ave. SE.

Warrant, 4:07 p.m.

Male arrested on his warrant on Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Burglary, 2:59 a.m.

Officer took a report of a burglary on the 1400 block of Bemidji Ave. N.

Burglary, 2:25 a.m.

Officers responded to a burglary on the 1400 block of Bixby Ave. NE. No suspect information at this time.

Traffic Stop, 12:13 a.m.

Traffi stop on Paul Bunyan Dr. and Hannah Ave. NW. Passenger arrested.


Warrant, 10:09 p.m.

Warrant arrest on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Welfare Check, 8:13 p.m.

Caller reported suspicious people in stairwell of an apartment building on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. One suspect suffering from severe drug withdrawals. Transported by EMS.

Trespass, 1:47 p.m.

Officer responded to a report of a male trespassing on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Male issued citation for theft and trespass, and was also arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Assault, 10:28 a.m.

Domestic assault arrest on Robertson Dr. NW.

Burglary, 10:11 a.m.

Report of a possible burglary on the 1400 block of Bixby Ave. NE.

Suspicious, 10:04 a.m.

Officers responded to a possible weapons offense call on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Upon arrival, suspects gone on arrival and unable to be located.

Property Damage, 8:47 a.m.

Property damage complaint on the 900 block of 30th St. NW. Male suspect burning surveillance cameras in an apartment building.

Welfare Check, 2:04 a.m.

Welfare check on female under the influence of a controlled substance in a hotel lobby on the 1200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Subject transported by EMS.



Accident, 10:50 p.m.

Report of a crashed vehicle on the 2600 block of Grange Rd. NW.

Suicide, 4:24 p.m.

Report of found property leading to a missing person investigation. Subject located.

Warrant, 10:36 a.m.

One arrested on Highway 2 NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 4:07 a.m.

Request to remove a disorderly male on the 5100 block of Kappes Ln. SE in Cass Lake. Male arrested for disorderly conduct and obstructing with force.


Medical, 7:21 p.m.

Male arrested for domestic assault and child endangerment on Van Buren Ave. SE.

Welfare Check, 5:01 p.m.

Complainant seeking resources for adult son’s drug issues in Bemidji.

Theft, 1:48 p.m.

Deputy took report of possible theft by swindle involving a moving company. Pending report.

ATV, 11:55 a.m.

Deputies assisted caller with questions about kids driving golf carts on the 12000 block of Paper Birch Dr. NE in Tenstrike. No further action taken by deputies.

Animal, 8:21 a.m.

Aggressive cat in the neighborhood of the 1000 block of Augusta Dr. NE. Referred to animal control.

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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