Bemidji Blotter for Monday, May 1

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, May 1.


Assist, 11:31 p.m.

Courtesy ride for stranded motorist and children on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Welfare Check, 10:53 p.m.

Welfare check of a female and small child on Conifer Ave. NW. Female was placed under arrest for child endangerment.

Assist, 10:16 p.m.

Courtesy ride for stranded motorist and child.

DWI, 9:10 p.m.

Traffic stop on 26th St. and Park Ave. NW. One arrested.

Welfare Check, 8:03 p.m.

Welfare check on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Located and arrested female with another agency warrant.

Welfare Check, 6:26 p.m.

WElfare check on a female who was reportedly slumped over in her car on Hannah Ave. NW. The female was writing on a piece of paper in her lap and needed no assistance.

DWI, 6:14 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 2800 block of Pine Ridge Ave. NW. One arrested.

Suspicious, 9:53 a.m.

Officers received a call about suspicious white powder in plain view inside of a parked vehicle on the 1300 block of Anne St. NW. Substance determined to be ashes.

Assist, 7:41 a.m.

Unfounded, vehicle was not stolen on Bixby Ave. and 15th St. NE. Simply misplaced.

Suspicious, 2:17 a.m.

Caller wanted area around her house on the 3900 block of Irvine Ave. NW checked after hearing strange “sawing” noise. Unable to locate anything unusual.

DWI, 1:43 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. One arrested.


Harassment, 11:17 p.m.

Male arrested for threats of violence and property damage on Rivercrest Ln. SW.

DWI, 10:02 p.m.

Traffic stop on Highway 89 and Jackpine Rd. NW. Driver arrested for DWI. Passenger arrested for a warrant.

Warrant, 7:25 p.m.

Adult male arrested on outstanding warrants on Highway 2.

DWI, 2:43 p.m.

Adult arrested for DWI and DOC warrant on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

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