Bemidji Blotter for Thursday, April 9

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Thursday, April 9.


DWI, 11:36 p.m.

Traffic stop on Irvine Ave. and 25th St. NW. Multiple individuals placed under arrest for DWI.

Disorderly Conduct, 11:07 p.m.

An officer responded to a report of fireworks. The officer was unable to locate anyone in the area.

Theft, 4:30 p.m.

Officer took a report of a stolen vehicle at the 600 block of Patriot Dr. NW.

Suspicious, 2:42 p.m.

Suspicious activity reported on the 500 block of 24th St. NW. Information passed along to task force.

Welfare Check, 12:03 p.m.

Dead body found in residence on the 2600 block of Delton Ave. NW. after welfare check request.

Disorderly Conduct, 8:13 a.m.

Report of people entering residence through a window on the 2400 block of Irvine Ave. NW.



Traffic Stop, 8:26 p.m.

Driver arrested for drug DWI on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW.

Weapons Offenses, 7:30 p.m.

Male party reported to have a firearm on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW. Two were cited.

Suspicious, 2:20 p.m.

Deputies investigated a report of a suspicious occupied vehicle on Bootleg Lake Rd. SW. Adult male cited for 4th degree DWI. Charges forwarded.

Fire, 1:08 p.m.

Deputy checked on a dump-truck reported to be smoking and on fire on Fern St. and Minnkota Ave. NW. Driver advised smoking was caused by engine issues. No fire and no assistance needed.

DWI, 3:10 a.m.

Traffic stop on Paul Bunyan Dr. and 23rd St. Driver arrested for drug DWI and passenger cited for possession of small amount of marijuana and drug parapharnalia.


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