Bemidji Blotter for Monday, Aug. 10

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, Aug. 10.


Burglary, 8:47 p.m.

Stolen bike from a garage on the 800 block of 11th St. NW.

DWI, 8:18 p.m.

Officers responded to the report of a possible drug transaction on the 2400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Adutl male arrested for DWI and fifth degree possession of a controlled substance.

Medical, 5:29 p.m.

Officers responded to a medical where a possible overdose was occurring on the 4200 block of Technology Dr. NW. Upon arrival, Bemidji EMS was on scene and no assistance was needed.

Suspicious, 9:22 a.m.

Suspicious sexual behavior occurring in the park on the 1000 block of 30th St. NW.

Assault, 8:25 a.m.

Domestic assault reported at a residence on Washington Ave. S. One arrested.

Assault, 12:59 a.m.

911 hangup, report of domestic assault on Grotte Ave. NE. Officers arrested male for domestic assault by strangulation.

DWI, 12:03 a.m.

A driver was arrested for DWI on Minnesota Ave. and 2nd St. NW.


Security Check, 3:54 p.m.

Extra patrol request for speeding vehicles in construction area on Corlan Rd. NE in Blackduck.

Assist, 1:03 a.m.

Welfare check request on the 31600 block of Main St. NE in Funkley. Carbon Monoxide alarm sounding. Fire department found dangerous levels of CO. Subject was assisted with venting and not transported.


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