Bemidji Blotter for Monday, Aug. 9

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, Aug. 9.


Suspicious, 11:39 p.m.

Officers observed a green laser light being pointed at passerby on the 2800 block of Delton Ave. NW. Officers were unable to locate the source.

Suspicious, 10:00 p.m.

Suspicious person looking in windows on the 400 block of Pershing Ave. SE. Officers searched the area but unable to locate male subject.

Welfare Check, 9:06 p.m.

Adult male arrested for local warrant on the 2900 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 6:46 p.m.

Caller reported subject with a knife on the 800 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Subject was arrested.

Theft, 4:45 p.m.

Theft from vehicle report on the 700 block of Minnesota Ave. NW.

Theft, 1:42 p.m.

Report of shoplifting on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Suspect was arrested.

Other, 7:09 a.m.

Found insect on the 2600 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Referred to state DNR.


Animal, 8:49 p.m.

Report of loose sheep on the 7400 block of Scenic Highway NE in Blackduck.

DWI, 8:11 p.m.

Driver arrested for DWI and DAC-IPS on Homer Rd. and Lumberjack Rd. NW.

Burglary, 7:14 p.m.

Report of a burglary on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW.

Burglary, 6:29 p.m.

Report of burglary to a storage unit on the 200 block of Gull Lake Loop Rd. NW in Tenstrike.

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