Bemidji Blotter for Thursday, Dec. 17

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Thursday, Dec. 17.


Public Relations, 10:45 p.m.

Officers conducted a foot patrol on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. They drafted and executed a search warrant.

DWI, 11:42 a.m.

Individual was placed under arrest for DWI on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

DWI, 1:47 a.m.

Reckless vehicle complaint on 19th St. and Birchmont Dr. NE. Driver arrested for DWI.


Traffic Stop, 7:11 p.m.

Traffic stop on Roosevelt Rd. and Tawanaville Ln. SE. Vehicle stopped for no license plate light, female driver arrested for Itasca warrant and cited for DAR.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 5:09 p.m.

Deputy located a stolen vehicle from another agency on the 1200 block of Little Norway Ave. SE.

Dead Body, 7:10 a.m.

Deceased infant. Autopsy pending.



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