Bemidji Blotter for Thursday, April 1

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


Suspicious, 11:47 p.m.

Officer checked on vehicle parked in approach to cemetery on the 1900 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Vehicle having mechanical issues.

DWI, 10:07 p.m.

Traffic stop on Paul Bunyan Dr. and Pine Ridge Ave. NW. Multiple individuals placed under arrest.

Violations/Court Orders, 5:07 p.m.

Officer assisted Beltrami County adult probation with taking individual into custody.

Burglary, 12:11 p.m.

Reported on the 1400 block of Industrial Park Dr. SE.

Agency Assist, 10:31 a.m.

Officer assisted Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force with a warrant on the 8700 block of Country Club Rd. NE.

Traffic Stop, 3:03 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 5000 block of Theater Ln. NW. Driver placed under arrest for DAC-IPS.

DWI, 12:13 a.m.

Traffic stop on Middle School Dr. and 24th St. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.


Fire, 9:23 p.m.

Wildfire south of Solway on Centerline Rd. SW. Agencies that responded included Solway Fire, Shevlin Fire, DNR wildland Fire, and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office.

Warrant, 10:31 a.m.

Warrant arrest on the 8700 block of Country Club Rd. NE.

911, 1:53 a.m.

Male arrested on Scenic Highway and Hines Rd. NE in Blackduck for disorderly conduct, tampering with motor vehicle and interfering with a 911 phone call.

Family Matter-non criminal, 12:46 a.m.

Family matter in Solway, police did not respond. Child not wanting to go to bed.

DWI, 12;34 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 2600 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. All three occupants arrested.

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