Bemidji Blotter for Monday, April 5

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, April 5.


Traffic Stop, 10:29 p.m.

One arrested on Highway 2 and Cardinal Rd. NW.

Theft, 8:21 p.m.

Stolen mountain bike reported on the 400 block of Clausen Ave. SW.

Medical, 4:06 p.m.

Officers responded to a possible overdose on the 700 block of 22nd St. NW. Upon officers arrival, it was determined that the male was not overdosing. EMS transported the male to the hospital.

Theft, 1:49 p.m.

Theft of bike reported on the 1500 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE.

Fire, 12:58 p.m.

Grass fire in the ditch on the 3400 block of Hannah Ave. NW. Put out by citizens before arrival.

Suspicious, 10:54 a.m.

Individual consuming in public on the 100 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Individual arrested.

Theft, 10:37 a.m.

Theft of a vehicle key from a business on the 700 block of Washington Ave. S.

Theft, 9:54 a.m.

Officer responded to a theft at a local business on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Female was arrested on several warrants.

Hazards (dangerous), 2:40 a.m.

Officers responded to the smell of natural gas at a local business on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Incident handled by Bemidji Fire.


Fire, 11:20 p.m.

Structure fire off Gull Lake Loop Road. One male seriously burned. Flown via Sanford Air from scene.

Weapons Offenses, 11:09 p.m.

Subject arrested for disorderly conduct after fighting with friend on the 25400 block of President Dr. NW.

911, 5:39 p.m.

Accidental 911 hang up from a male golfing on the 2400 block of Birchmont Beach Rd. NE.

Fire, 4:33 p.m.

Reported on the 27600 block of Knutson Dam. Rd SE in Pennington.

Property, 4:09 p.m.

Found canoe on the 1200 block of Carr Lake Rd. SW. Returned to owner.

Animal, 1:43 p.m.

Deputies responded to a report of a wild animal bite on the 1700 block of Whiting Rd. NW.


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