Bemidji Blotter for Monday, May 3

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, May 3.


Accident, 10:54 p.m.

Officers responded to a hit and run crash on the 2800 block of Pine Ridge Ave. NW. Juvenile female driver was arrested.

Assault, 5:57 p.m.

Caller reported an assault. One arrested on Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Sex Crimes, 1:43 p.m.

Officer took a report of a sexual assault on Bixby Ave. NE.

Theft, 1:39 p.m.

Report of theft on the 500 block of America Ave. NW.

Drugs, 11:55 a.m.

Officer was given video of individuals exchanging possible drugs over the weekend on the 1300 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Assisted and advised.

Assault, 10:27 a.m.

An officer received an assault report on 23rd St. NW.


DWI, 5:58 p.m.

Welfare check on the 7200 block of Fairgrounds Rd. NW. One arrested for DWI and one arrested for outstanding warrant.

Fire, 5:32 p.m.

Reported on the 500 block of Jefferson Ave. NW.

Hazards (dangerous), 11:08 a.m.

Deputies were advised of several sharp sticks on the 3400 block of State Park Rd. NE.

Accident, 12:16 a.m.

Vehicle ran into the fence at Roosevelt Manor. Male and female were arrested for DWI.

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