Bemidji Blotter for Monday, April 18

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, April 18.


Traffic Stop, 10:56 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 2400 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Driver cited and two passengers arrested.

Warrant, 8:44 p.m.

Adult male arrested on numerous outstanding warrants on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW after a foot pursuit.

Weapons Offenses, 7:29 p.m.

Reported on the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Medical, 6:58 p.m.

Inmate overdose on fentanyl on the 600 block of Minnesota Ave. NW.

Property Damage, 5:06 p.m.

House hit with paintballs on the 700 block of 15th St. NW.

Property Damage, 4:44 p.m.

House hit with paintballs on the 600 block of 20th St. NW.

Traffic Stop, 2:55 a.m.

Traffic stop on 4th St. and Paul Bunyan Dr. SE. Referred for felony drug possession.

Disorderly Conduct, 1:40 a.m.

Officers assisted and advised individual with aftercare of getting pepper sprayed. Individual did not wish to pursue charges on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.


Harassment, 5:23 p.m.

Arrest for terroristic threats and domestic assault on Page Ln. NW.

Fire, 4:17 p.m.

Appliance fire in an apartment on the 200 block of Spirit Ave. NW in Wilton. No injuries, mostly smoke damage.

Accident, 3:49 p.m.

Car versus electrical pole on N. Plantagenet Rd. SW. No injuries. One cited.

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