Bemidji Blotter for Monday, Aug. 30

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, Aug. 30.


Suspicious, 10:43 p.m.

Individual called to report a suspicious object near her front door on the 900 block of 26th St. NW. Unfounded.

Suspicious, 9:56 p.m.

Officer responded to suspicious person walking on the roof of a building next to an apartment on the 200 block of 5th St. NW. Officer was unable to locate subject at this time.

DWI, 7:14 p.m.

Traffic stop on Adams Ave. and Highway 2 W. Driver arrested for DWI.

Fire, 6:04 p.m.

Hay bales ignited on trailer on the 1200 block of 23rd St. NW. Fire extinguished prior to officer arrival.

Theft, 4:13 p.m.

One arrested on the 2600 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Burglary, 4:11 p.m.

Officer responded to a possible burglary on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 8:45 a.m.

Officer responded to a disorderly conduct removal on the 600 block of 8th St. NW. Upon arrival, male party was transported to Polk County for his felony warrant.


Assault, 4:27 p.m.

Report of an assault on Harriet Ave. SW in Solway. One male arrested for gross misdemeanor warrant.

Animal, 12:45 p.m.

Report of a bull loose on the road on Highway 89 and Sweet Sap Rd. NW. Animal was gone on arrival and unable to be located.

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