Bemidji Blotter for Monday, May 4

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, May 4.


Disorderly Conduct, 10:06 p.m.

Complaint of parties fighting at a residence on the 1100 block of 1st St. E. Subjects were separated.

Welfare Check, 8:00 p.m.

Welfare check on an intoxicated male stumbling through yards on the 300 block of Roosevelt Rd. SW. Officers made contact.

Suspicious, 7:48 p.m.

Officer responded to a report of a suspicious male walking through yards on the 700 block of Clausen Ave. SW. Subject was warned for trespassing.

Theft, 6:28 p.m.

Officers took a report of a stolen bike on 15th St. and Park Ave. NW.

Suspicious, 6:04 p.m.

Caller reporting a suspicious male left a machete on the sidewalk on the 500 block of Mississippi Ave. NW. Subject said he didn’t want it anymore.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 4:48 p.m.

Caller reported vehicle tampering on the 1400 block of 30th St. NW. Nothing missing, just rummaged through.

Found, 4:07 p.m.

Three kitchen knives wrapped in a towel found on sidewalk at Delton Ave. and 15th St. NW. Items collected for disposal.

Theft 1:02 p.m.

Stolen bike reported on the 700 block of Irvine Ave. NW.

Public Relations, 11:05 a.m.

Stuffed animals donated for children.


Accident, 5/5/20, 12:54 a.m.

Two Mini Coopers found crashed in the east ditch of the Scenic Highway in Blackduck.

Suspicious, 9:37 p.m.

Suspicious activity reported on the 300 block of Paul Miller Ln. NW.

Theft, 5:57 p.m.

Theft reported on the 13400 block of Irvine Ave. NW.

Accident, 3:46 p.m.

Deputies assisted Minnesota State Patrol with a two vehicle accident with injuries on Birchmont Beach Rd. and Parkers Lake Rd. NE.

Warrant, 1:31 a.m.

Male party arrested on the 100 block of Convenience Ln. SW for felony warrant, drug DWI, possession of narcotics and introduction of contraband to the jail.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers all the beats in north-central Minnesota, such as local government, crime, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University. You can follow along with Larissa's live tweets of meetings and events on Twitter!

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