Bemidji Blotter for Thursday, July 21

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


Harassment, 4:39 p.m.

Male placed under arrest for multiple offenses on the 900 block of 20th St. NW.

Theft, 12:55 p.m.

Located runaway after being called to retailer for possible shoplifting on the 900 block of Washington Ave. S. Runaway was placed at NMJC.

Trespass, 12:26 p.m.

Verbal warning issued to six individuals trespassing in an abandoned building on the 3600 block of Moberg Dr. NW.

Property Damage, 10:25 a.m.

Graffiti complaint on the 200 block of 4th St. NW. One 32-year-old adult cited.

Agency Assist, 6:55 a.m.

Officers assisted another agency execute a search warrant on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW. A juvenile was signed onto a 72-hour protective hold.

Suspicious, 12:23 a.m.

Caller reported a possible dead body on the 600 block of Miles Ave. SE. Officers did not locate anything.


Assault, 9:41 p.m.

Report of a large fight on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW.

Animal, 7:20 p.m.

Report of a dog acting strangely on the 600 block of Nordic Ave. NW. Dog was going into labor.

Medical, 6:33 p.m.

Report of an OD in Bemidji.

Warrant, 6:55 a.m.

Asisst Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force with search warrant. One adult arrested on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW.

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