Bemidji Blotter: 8/3-8/4

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, Aug. 3, and Thursday, Aug. 4.



Suspicious, 11:26 p.m.

Officers responded to the report of a suspicious shirtless male. The male did not require any assistance.

Suspicious, 10:03 p.m.

Complaint of two intoxicated males yelling at patrons of local business on the 300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Officer did not locate the subjects.

Welfare Check, 6:16 p.m.

Administrative citation for urinating in public on the 300 block of Bemidji Ave. N.

Security Check, 3:31 p.m.

Foot patron on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. One subject with outstanding warrant fled on foot, unable to locate.

Assault, 1:52 p.m.

Report of domestic assault on Mississippi Ave. NW. One subject arrested.

Found, 1:24 p.m.

Photos sent to Hamline University. Item found on the 900 block of 10th St. NW identified as non-human bone.


Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 9:49 p.m.

Officer located a stolen vehicle on the 2900 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Adult male placed under arrest after a foot pursuit.

Theft, 8:23 p.m.

Officer took a report of a stolen vehicle on the 2500 block of Itasca Loop NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 7:26 p.m.

Verbal dispute. Parties agreed to separate. Boyfriend advised he would leave after his laundry was done.

Warrant, 7:24 a.m.

Juvenile female arrested on warrant on Irvine Ave. NW.



Family Matter-Non Criminal, 10:56 p.m.

911 open line in Puposky. Juvenile child complaining about ants inside the residence. No law enforcement action taken.

Found, 9:10 p.m.

Report of a found cash register on Williams Rd. and Buck Lake Rd. SE in Cass Lake.

Warrant, 2:29 p.m.

Deputies assisted Wilkin County Sheriff’s Office executing a search warrant in Beltrami County. One arrested on the 4800 block of Stacy Ann Dr. NW.

Fire, 12:12 a.m.

Report of a tractor on fire on the 16300 block of Wildflower Ln. NE in Blackduck.


Dead Body, 8:09 p.m.

Welfare check on 64-year-old male with health issues not answering his phone. Male was found deceased in his residence.

Burglary, 7:53 p.m.

Property damage on the 19700 block of Mission Rd. SE in Cass Lake.

Welfare Check, 4:53 a.m.

Female arrested on Beltrami County warrant on the 8700 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE.

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