Bemidji Blotter for Thursday, April 21

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Thursday, April 21.


Assault, 10:50 p.m.

Report of an assault on 7th St. NW. Female arrested for domestic assault.

Animal, 7:46 p.m.

Animal nuisance reported on the 1800 block of Beltrami Ct. NW. Dog digging in male individual’s lawn.

Assault, 5:20 p.m.

Welfare check on Washington Ave. S. One arrested for domestic assault.

Assault, 1:16 p.m.

Sisters fighting on Birchmont Dr. NE.

Property Damage, 11:17 a.m.

Property damage at 2830 Ridgeway Ave NW. Three suspects.

Property Damage, 11:16 a.m.

Cameras damaged at 2800 Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Security Check, 10:17 a.m.

Security check on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Individual arrested on a warrant.


Suspicious, 10:41 p.m.

Suspicious vehicle complaint on the 22700 block of Porcupine Ln. NE in Hines. Found to be a neighbor who didn’t want their vehicle stuck in the driveway.

Assist, 9:41 p.m.

Report of an intoxicated driver on Irvine Ave. and Higgins Rd. NE in Puposky. Vehicle located by State Patrol. One male arrested for DWI.

Suspicious, 9:09 p.m.

Suspicious bone found on the 3300 block of Windy Hill Ln. SW. Found to be a deer bone.

Civil, 8:16 p.m.

Report of civil issue/trespassing on the 10000 block of Aspen Ave. NW. One of the parties arrested for outstanding local warrant.

DWI, 7:05 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 28900 block of Alaska Ln. NW in Puposky. Driver arrested for third-degree DWI and DAC-IPS.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 7:00 p.m.

Driving complaint on Highway 2 in Solway. Driver arrested for DWI in neighboring jurisdiction.

Warrant, 4:08 p.m.

Female arrested for local warrant on the 20300 block of N. Garden Ln. NE.

Traffic Stop, 11:13 a.m.

Deputy conducted a traffic stop on Beltrami Line Rd. SW. Verbal warning for careless driving for being half on the roadway and impeding traffic. (Cell phone wildlife photographer.)

Assault, 7:25 a.m.

Deputies advised of a harassment report on Lakey Rd. NW. One arrested.

DWI, 12:55 a.m.

Traffic stop on Cardinal Rd. and Jacks Rd. NW. Female arrested for fourth-degree DWI, charges forwarded on male for drug possession.

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