Bemidji Blotter for Monday, Aug. 17

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, Aug. 17.


Weapons Offenses, 11:20 p.m.

Officers responded to a shots fired complaint on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. One adult male arrested.

Assault, 10:49 p.m.

Officers responded to a 911 requesting officer immediately, upon arrival male was arrested for domestic assault.

Medical, 5:19 p.m.

Toddler fell from second story apartment window on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 5:04 p.m.

Complaint of road construction on 21st St. NW. Contractor hooking up city sewer with permit. Complaint unfounded.

Suspicious, 3:15 p.m.

Report of suspicious package in the mail on the 4600 block of Cherry Ln. NE.

Welfare Check, 3:11 p.m.

Three young children left unattended in parked motor vehicle on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Neglect report sent to social services.

Welfare Check, 1:40 p.m.

Welfare check on male sleeping in a vehicle on the 3500 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. Male was arrested for outstanding warrant.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 1:15 p.m.

Stolen vehicle from Marshall County recovered on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Property Damage, 9:07 a.m.

Report of damage to a political sign on the 6500 block of Birchmont Dr. NE.

Warrant, 3:21 a.m.

Officer stopped bicyclist for riding without a mounted white light. Adult female arrested for a local warrant on the 2800 block of Pine Ridge Ave. NW.


Agency Assist, 11:20 p.m.

Deputies assisted BPD with a shots fired call on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. One arrested.

DWI, 9:55 p.m.

Male arrested for 4th degree DWI on the 6000 block of Scribner Rd. NW.

Property, 6:10 p.m.

Stolen vehicle recovered on Ten Lake Trail in Cass Lake. Two arrested.

Disorderly Conduct, 9:41 a.m.

Two adults arrested on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW. Charges include obstruction and fourth degree assault.

Weapons Offenses, 1:35 a.m.

Deputy heard a single gunshot. Source of gunshot was located on the 25900 block of Debs Rd. NW in Pinewood.

Suspicious, 1:25 a.m.

Male arrested on DOC warrant on the 8200 block of Irvine Ave. NW.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers all the beats in north-central Minnesota, such as local government, crime, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University. You can follow along with Larissa's live tweets of meetings and events on Twitter!

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