Bemidji Blotter for Sept. 22-23

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, Sept. 22, and Thursday, Sept. 23.



Disorderly Conduct, 9:16 p.m.

Officer responded to a request to remove a belligerent female from a residence on the 600 block of 4th St. SE. It was determined the female resided at the residence and all agreed to leave each other alone.

Disorderly Conduct, 8:18 p.m.

Welfare check on adult male sitting in the middle of the roadway on Delton Ave. and 26th St. NW. Male was arrested for disorderly conduct.

Theft, 3:53 p.m.

Theft of tools and book bags on the 1000 block of Irvine Ave. NW.

Theft, 3:16 p.m.

Theft of license plates on the 2300 block of Trustar Ave. NW.

Theft, 2:50 p.m.

Adult male shoplifter arrested on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Theft, 7:56 a.m.

Caller reported theft from a vehicle on the 2500 block of Calihan Ave. NE.

Assault, 1:33 a.m.

Female arrested for assault on 31st St. NW.


Disorderly Conduct, 10:41 p.m.

Male arrested on multiple offenses on the 1200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Suspicious, 7:08 p.m.

Officer responded to the report of suspicious noises coming from a shed on the 3500 block of Cedar Ln. NW. The shed was found to be empty.

Medical, 3:46 p.m.

Officers assisted the Bemidji Fire Department and Bemidji Ambulance Service with a medical call of an accidental, self-inflicted gunshot wound on the 1500 block of Naylor Dr. SE.

Traffic Stop, 2:33 p.m.

Warrant arrest after a traffic stop on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW involving suspect vehicle from another case.

Theft, 12:17 p.m.

Report of a catalytic converter theft on the 1400 block of Bixby Ave. NE.

Suspicious, 8:53 a.m.

Garage burglary reported on the 4000 block of Birchmont Dr. NE.

Weapons Offenses, 3:22 a.m.

Adult male with multiple gunshot wounds on the 2900 block of Pine Ridge Ave. NW.



Medical, 7:08 p.m.

Adult male found unresponsive at home in Bemidji.

Medical, 6:25 p.m.

Intoxicated subject, his guitar and his bicycle given a courtesy ride on Roosevelt Rd. and Mission Rd. SE for public safety purposes.

Property, 1:11 p.m.

Caller was informed a deputy was not available to pick up and drive his PlayStation to him on the 5000 block of Kappes Ln. SE in Cass Lake.

Accident, 9:36 a.m.

Vehicle accident on the 7500 block of Bemidji Rd. NE. Adult female arrested for criminal vehicular operation.

DWI, 8:11 a.m.

One adult male arrested for DAR, DWI and fleeing on Ridgeway Ave. NW. One female arrested for probation violation and DWI. Two children placed with grandparents.


Drugs, 4:23 p.m.

An employee found a bag of meth in a parking lot on the 4800 block of Stacy Ann Dr. NW.

Assist, 11:23 a.m.

One male was arrested for an out-of-county warrant on the 5000 block of Theater Ln. NW.


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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