Bemidji Blotter for Monday, July 26

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, July 26.


Fire, 9:38 p.m.

Report of a vehicle on fire on 15th St. and Adams Ave. NW. Officer extinguished the fire, private tow contacted.

Suspicious, 8:15 p.m.

Adult male arrested for multiple charges after a brief foot pursuit on the 700 block of Mississippi Ave. NW.

Suspicious, 7:45 p.m.

Report of a male with a gun on the 400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. SE. Officers searched the area, unable to locate.

Assault, 6:18 p.m.

Caller reported several people fighting on side of the road on the 4700 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Suspects left prior to officer arrival.


Accident, 8:06 p.m.

Hail damage to squad car on Scenic Highway and Turtle River Lake Rd. NE.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 7:38 p.m.

Tree reported to be blocking the roadway on Scenic Highway and Birchmont Beach Rd. NE in Pennington. Was removed prior to deputy arrival.

Weapons Offenses, 12:50 a.m.

Deputies responded for a report of somebody hearing shots fired outside their residence on Red Cherry Ln. NE. No other people were located.

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