Bemidji Blotter, Extended Edition: 12/22-1/2

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Thursday, Dec. 22, through Monday, Jan. 2.

BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT

MONDAY, JAN. 2

Disorderly Conduct, 10:45 p.m.

Request to remove female on the 500 block of America Ave. NW. Female became disorderly and was hitting other people. Officers arrived and arrested female.

DWI, 9:55 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 900 block of 26th St. NW. One arrested for DWI.

Medical, 8:25 p.m.

Responded to possible overdose on the 3400 block of Laurel Dr. NW. Victim taken by ambulance.

DWI, 7:33 p.m.

Traffic stop on Irvine Ave. and 24th St. NW. One arrested for DWI.

Traffic Stop, 12:55 p.m.

Traffic stop for equipment violations on 1st St. E and Pershing Ave. SE. Driver arrested for driving with a canceled license.

Trespass, 12:05 a.m.

Request to remove a subject on the 600 block of 3rd St. NW. Subject arrested for several warrants.

SUNDAY, JAN. 1

DWI, 7:55 p.m.

Motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles on 1st st. and Central Ave. SE. No injuries. Driver arrested for DWI.

Medical, 3:55 a.m.

Officer observed a male laying in the roadway on 9th St. and Minnesota Ave. NW. Subject transported to ER for apparent drug overdose.

Assist, 2:32 a.m.

Officers assisted State Patrol on a traffic stop on the 800 block of Paul Bunyan dr. S. Driver arrested.

Disturbing the Peace, 2:31 a.m.

Party complaint on the 700 block of 14th St. NW. Officers observed four quiet people in yard. Advised them of the complaint.

Suspicious, 1:22 a.m.

Suspect identified for multiple suspicious person calls. Subject arrested on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

DWI, 1:03 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 3900 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Driver arrested.

Welfare Check, 12:39 a.m.

Intoxicated female told her boyfriend she took sleeping pills on Harding Ct. SW. Female told officers/EMS she lied to get attention. EMS checked her out.

SATURDAY, DEC. 31

DWI, 10:14 p.m.

Traffic stop on Bemidji Ave. and 29th St. NE. Driver arrested for DWI.

Disorderly Conduct, 8:42 p.m.

Caller reported people setting off fireworks on the ice near the 1000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Gone on arrival/unable to locate.

Suspicious, 5:15 p.m.

Juveniles riding snowmobiles on a trail near the 200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S said several 30-year-olds threatened them on the trail with a baseball bat. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate them.

Medical, 1:08 p.m.

Officers responded to an unresponsive child on Itasca Loop NW. Upon arrival, the child was transported and the mother was arrested.

Assault, 12:44 a.m.

Officrs responded to a domestic assault on Irvine Ave. NW. Arrested one male.

FRIDAY, DEC. 30

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 11:36 p.m.

Officer took the report of an intoxicated male who was being disorderly at a residence on the 600 block of Patriot Dr. NW, then left in a vehicle. Subject was later located and arrested by a BCSO deputy.

Robbery, 8:32 p.m.

Robbery complaint on 14th St. and Beltrami Ave. NW. Investigation ongoing.

Assist, 9:52 a.m.

Assisted Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office with a narcotics case. Juvenile arrested on the 1200 block of 5th St. NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 2:02 a.m.

Subject outside of shelter on the 800 block of America Ave. NW. Transported to ER for frostbite.

DWI, 12:16 a.m.

Traffic stop on 5th St. and Park Ave. NW. Driver arrested for DWI and possession.

Disorderly Conduct, 12:05 a.m.

Officer responded to 30th St. NW for a removal request. Adult male placed under arrest for DANCO violation.

THURSDAY, DEC. 29

Assault, 10:00 p.m.

Officers responded to a possible assault on the 1300 block of Bemidji Ave. N. It was determined female individual was intoxicated and fell. Male subject was provided a courtesy ride to uncle’s.

Traffic Stop, 9:28 p.m.

DWI traffic stop on Park Ave. and 15th St. NW. Two arrested.

Warrant, 9:22 a.m.

Officer assisted in apprehending a subject with a warrant on the 600 block of 4th St. NW.

Traffic stop, 3:34 a.m.

Traffic stop on 11th St. and Minnesota Ave. NW. Driver and juvenile passenger arrested.

Harassment, 2:38 a.m.

Officer advised an intoxicated male to stop calling dispatch looking for the FBI. The male agreed to go to bed for the night.

DWI, 1:29 a.m.

Officer checked on a vehicle which had struck a snowbank on 12th St. and Mississippi Ave. NW. Driver placed under arrest for DWI.

Harassment, 1:15 a.m.

Report of a male being disorderly at a local hotel on the 2400 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Male placed under arrest.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28

[No media report sent.]

TUESDAY, DEC. 27

Robbery, 11:23 p.m.

Adult male reported being jumped and robbed on the 1100 block of Norton Ave. NW as he was walking home.

DWI, 10:46 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One arrested for DWI.

DWI, 10:36 p.m.

Officers conducted traffic stop for speed violation on the 400 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Driver arrested for DWI.

Parking, 5:23 p.m.

Officer had a vehicle blocking a private mailbox towed, following an incident arrest on the 600 block of 26th St. NW.

Medical, 1:50 p.m.

Officer responded to a possible overdose on the 100 block of Pine Crest Ct. NW. It was determined the subject was just highly intoxicated.

Welfare Check, 2:44 p.m.

Officers conducted a welfare check on a person walking near the 1200 block of 30th ST. NW at night with only pajama pants and a t-shirt on. Courtesy ride provided.

MONDAY, DEC. 26

Suspicious, 6:33 p.m.

Officers assisted homeowner who observed possible blood in their driveway on Delton Ave. NW. Officers searched the property and were able to determine it was red liquid from a parked car.

Traffic Stop, 2:17 a.m.

Traffic stop on 10th St. and Bemidji Ave. N. One arrested. Multiple citations issued.

SUNDAY, DEC. 25

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 6:32 p.m.

Officers responded to the report of vehicles doing donuts in an empty boat launch on Lake Shore Dr. NE. Contact was made with three parked cars and they were advised that their actions were not appropriate.

Traffic Stop, 6:10 p.m.

Traffic stop on Paul Bunyan Dr. and Connect St. SW for failure to stop at stop sign. Driver arrested for driving with a canceled license.

Traffic Stop, 4:05 a.m.

Traffic stop on 15th St. and Irvine Ave. NW. One arrested. One cited.

Suspicious, 12:21 a.m.

Consensual contact with a vehicle on the 900 block of 30th St. NW. One male arrested.

SATURDAY, DEC. 24

Welfare Check, 9:36 p.m.

Welfare check on female vomiting beside vehicle on the 100 block of Lake Ave. NE. Welfare verified.

DWI, 2:59 a.m.

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

DWI, 1:40 a.m.

Vehicle parked in handicap spot on the 100 block of 3rd St. NW. One arrested.

FRIDAY, DEC. 23

Assist, 10:18 p.m.

Adult male arrested for probation violation on the 600 block of 4th St. NW.

Suspicious, 7:52 p.m.

Suspicious person attempting to make entrance into abandoned residence on the 2800 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Officers responded to the area and were unable to locate subject.

DWI, 7:01 p.m.

Driver of vehicle stuck on sidewalk arrested for DWI and DAR on the 600 block of America Ave. NW. Subject released to the hospital.

DWI, 6:51 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 600 block of 26th St. NW. One arrested for multiple issues.

Assault, 4:03 p.m.

One arrested on the 2800 block of Pine Ridge Ave. NW.

DWI, 2:24 a.m.

Adult female arrested for DWI on Irvine Ave. and 6th St. NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 1:53 a.m.

Male arrested for disorderly conduct on the 1000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S.

DWI, 12:42 a.m.

Traffic stop on 3rd St. NE. Driver arrested for DWI.

THURSDAY, DEC. 22

DWI, 4:50 p.m.

Male driver placed under arrest for multiple offenses on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 1:22 p.m.

DWI arrest after driving complaints on Bemidji Ave. and 19th St. NE.

Theft, 11:43 a.m.

Shoplifter and warrant arrest on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

BELTRAMI COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

MONDAY, JAN. 2

Warrant, 9:04 p.m.

LLTPD arrested male on DOC warrant. They transported him to Beltrami County Jail.

Warrant, 4:59 p.m.

Warrant arrest on the 200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S.

Pursuit, 3:56 p.m.

Pursuit on Adams Ave. and Highway 2 NW. Driver arrested for DWI and other violations.

Assault, 3:07 p.m.

Adult male arrested for multiple charges on the 1200 block of Little Norway Ave. SE.

DWI, 2:02 p.m.

DWI investigation on Circle Pines Dr. and Inglewood St. NW. One arrested. Charges pending test results.

DWI, 1:03 a.m.

Adult arrested for DWI and drugs on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S.

SUNDAY, JAN. 1

DWI, 4:13 p.m.

Adult arrested for DWI and driving status violation on Oriole Dr. and Mission Rd. SE in Cass Lake.

911, 3:46 p.m.

911 open line on the 19600 block of Mission Rd. SE in Cass Lake. Unable to locate/ spoke with neighbor who indicated neighborhood youths having fun on a snowmobile. Nothing of concern noted.

Traffic Stop, 3:43 p.m.

Subject arrested for canceled license and fifth-degree drugs on Highway 2 and Cardinal Rd. NW.

Traffic Stop, 2:28 p.m.

Male arrested for fourth-degree DWI and fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance on Radar Rd. and Highway 89 NW.

Assault, 1:38 a.m.

Report of a domestic assault. One arrested on Gould Ave. SE in Kelliher.

DWI, 12:22 a.m.

Adult arrested for DWI on Lincoln Ave and 2nd St. SE.

SATURDAY, DEC. 31

Property Damage, 4:44 p.m.

Complaint of property damage to the interior of a residence on the 1900 block of 3rd St. SE after a temporary ex parte order for protection was served on the respondent at the residence earlier in the day.

Snowmobile, 1:53 p.m.

Snowmobile crash with injury on Lake Bemidji near Diamond Point.

Agency Assist, 2:42 a.m.

Deputy responded to a crash on 11th St. and Bemidji Ave. N. Adult driver arrested for DWI.

FRIDAY, DEC. 30

DWI, 11:50 p.m.

Welfare check on the 16000 block of Grange Rd. NW in Pinewood. Driver arrested for DWI, drugs and driving status violation.

911, 8:44 p.m.

911 hang up on the 300 block of Adams Ave. SW. Female advised her cooking had started on fire but she put it out quickly, no assistance needed.

Traffic Stop, 8:34 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Written warning for license plate light, driver arrested for active warrant.

DWI, 8:21 p.m.

Adult arrested for DWI and other charges on 12th St. and Mississippi Ave. NW.

DWI, 4:47 p.m.

Adult arrested for DWI on Thoren Dr. and Northwood Rd. NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 1:28 p.m.

Deputies responded to a disorderly conduct incident on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW where a male subject was arrested on his local warrants.

Accident, 12:38 p.m.

Report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on the 2000 block of 3rd St. SE.

Snowmobile, 12:19 p.m.

Complaint of a single recreational vehicle (snowmobile) accident involving injuries near the 12600 block of E Movil Lake Rd. NE. One adult female was transported to the Sanford Medical Center for injuries sustained in the accident.

Other, 7:15 a.m.

One arrested on Highway 71 NE.

Fire, 2:35 a.m.

Unoccupied vehicle fire on Highway 2 and Carr Lake Rd. SW. Owner identified but not located.

THURSDAY, DEC. 29

Public Relations, 5:18 p.m.

Female stuck in bedroom on Turtle Estates Ct. NW. Faulty door handle removed and female released.

Fire, 3:11 p.m.

Deputy responded to a garage fire on the 1100 block of Wintergreen Ln. NE. No injury. Nothing suspicious observed by Bemidji Fire Dept.

Assault, 8:57 a.m.

Deputy responded to a reported domestic assault in Eckles Township. One adult male arrested for domestic assault of a juvenile sibling victim.

Disorderly Conduct, 4:11 a.m.

Removal of drunken ex-girlfriend on Town Hall Rd. NW. Female was picked up by a friend. No further assistance needed.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 2:03 p.m.

Vehicle in ditch on the 7200 block of Mission Rd. NE. Unoccupied/not a road hazard. Unable to contact owner. Previously known to BCSO and LLTPD since Dec. 12, 2022.

TUESDAY, DEC. 27

DWI, 11:34 p.m.

Adult arrested for DWI and warrant on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S.

Agency Assist, 9:31 a.m.

Two subjects arrested for violations on the 200 block of 2nd St. NW in Blackduck.

MONDAY, DEC. 26

DWI, 6:55 p.m.

Adult arrested for DWI on Roosevelt Rd. and Tawanaville Ln. Se in Cass Lake.

Assault, 6:09 p.m.

One arrested on the 200 block of 2nd St. NW in Blackduck.

SUNDAY, DEC. 25

Fire, 4:21 p.m.

Structure fire on the 16000 block of Grange Rd. NW in Puposky.

SATURDAY, DEC. 24

DWI, 2:52 p.m.

Adult male arrested for DWI on the 13300 block of Irvine Ave. NW.

FRIDAY, DEC. 23

Traffic Stop, 6:20 p.m.

Traffic stop on Washington Ave. and Oak Hills Rd. SW. One male arrested for drug possession charges.

THURSDAY, DEC. 22

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 9:07 p.m.

Vehicle in ditch on Lomen Ave. and Highway 2 in Solway. Driver arrested for DWI.

Fire, 4:58 p.m.

Reported on the 13900 block of Morningside Ln. SE.

Other, 12:21 p.m.

Subject requesting a preference for a private investigator. Subject was advised no legal advice could be given.

Dead Body, 7:36 a.m.

Deputies investigated the death of a 35-year-old male in Cass Lake. Possible overdose.

Assist, 6:32 a.m.

Deputy responded to a structure fire in Hubbard County on 279th Ave. Cass Lake and Bemidji Fire responded.

DWI, 3:00 a.m.

Report of vehicle in ditch with possibly impaired driver on Highway 2 and Animal Land. Dr. SE. Driver arrested for DWI.


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