Bemidji Blotter for Thursday, April 2

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Thursday, April 2.


Assault, 10:06 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of an assault on the 2400 block of Irvine Ave. NW.

DWI, 7:48 p.m.

Traffic stop on 30th St. and Ridgeway Ave. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.

Suspicious, 7:31 p.m.

Officer checked on two suspicious individuals on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. It was determined they were making a charitable donation.

Assault, 6:52 p.m.

Individual arrested for assault on the 600 block of 3rd St. NW.

DWI, 5:44 p.m.

Welfare check requested on a male passed out in a vehicle on the 2700 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Male driver was arrested for DWI.

Weapons Offense, 12:55 p.m.

Found shotgun on the 2200 block of Irvine Ave. NW.

Warrant, 10:30 a.m.

Officer responded to a residence on the 1000 block of Bemidji Ave N in response of an individual with a DOC warrant. Individual was placed under arrest for the warrant without excessive resistance. No further actions taken by officer.

Assault, 10:06 a.m.

Report of an assault on the 400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. SE. One male was assaulted, suspect unable to be located.

DWI, 12:50 a.m.

Adult female arrested for DWI on 22nd St. and Irvine Ave. NW.


Disorderly Conduct, 10:15 p.m.

Deputies responded to a mother and daughter arguing. Daughter calmed down and agreed to listen to mom.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 2:26 p.m.

Deputy spoke with complainant regarding a noise complaint on Palomino and Pinto Lanes NW.

Family Crimes, 9:57 a.m.

Child neglect in connection to a controlled substance investigation.

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