Bemidji Blotter for Thursday, Jan. 7

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Thursday, Jan. 7.


Fraud, 10:48 p.m.

Two arrested on the 2800 block of Pine Ridge Ave. NW for fraud.

DWI, 9:44 p.m.

Traffic stop on Washington Ave. and Roosevelt Rd. SE. Driver arrested for DWI, passenger arrested on warrant.

Drugs, 3:26 p.m.

Report of mom using drugs on 26th St. NW. Children placed with child protection.


Suspicious, 6:23 p.m.

Suspicious vehicle on the 10800 block of Jackpine Rd. NW. Driver and passenger, who had been the driver, both arrested for drug DWI and child endangerment.

Assault, 12:05 p.m.

Report of a disturbance led to the discovery of a domestic assault and simple robbery on Theater Ln. NW. One adult male arrested.

Burglary, 10:24 a.m.

Deputy responded to the report of a commercial burglary on the 6000 block of Highway 2 W.

Traffic Stop, 2:47 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Driver arrested for suspicion of Drug DWI.


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