Bemidji Blotter for Thursday, April 28

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Thursday, April 28.


DWI, 11:12 p.m.

Male individual placed under arrest for multiple offenses on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Accident, 10:48 p.m.

Vehicle VS pole accident on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Fire, 8:32 p.m.

Female individual placed under arrest for multiple offenses on the 200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S.

Agency Assist, 8:07 p.m.

Assist Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office and Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force on Highway 2 and Paul Bunyan Dr. SE. Two females arrested.

Welfare Check, 12:10 p.m.

One arrested on the 1800 block of Norton Ave. NW.

DWI, 3:22 a.m.

Adult male arrested for DWI on 10th St. and America Ave. NW.


Suspicious, 9:19 p.m.

Suspicious vehicle reported on Thomas Rd. and 15th St. SW. Determined to be grandma attempting to get fussy baby to fall asleep by driving.

Traffic Stop, 8:07 p.m.

Assist PBDTF with a traffic stop on Highway 2 and Paul Bunyan Dr. SE. Two females arrested.

Fire, 6:26 p.m.

Report of a grass fire on the 3300 block of Sunnyside Rd. NE. It was determined an electrified squirrel caused the fire. No law enforcement action needed.

Disorderly Conduct, 5:33 p.m.

Report of a party walking around with a firearm on the 85000 block of Highway 1 NE in Blackduck.

Civil, 3:35 p.m.

Report of a Facebook marketplace civil dispute over a microwave that did not work as advertised.

Theft, 9:02 a.m.

Reported horse theft in Blackduck. Incident occurred out of Beltrami County.

Suspicious, 7:29 a.m.

Deputy investigated possible vandalism and trespassing on the 1900 block of Wright Dr. Subject returned to the scene.

Suspicious, 1:45 a.m.

Suspicious voice determined to be the reporting party’s dream on Birchmont Beach Rd. NE. No further action taken.

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