Bemidji Blotter for Thursday, July 29

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Thursday, July 29.


Animal, 8:25 p.m.

Officer responded to a small bear near a trailer park on the 3900 block of Irvine Ave. NW. No bear was located.

Welfare Check, 3:07 p.m.

An individual was advised on a friend that is making poor choices on the 200 block of Mississippi Ave. SW.

Warrant, 2:46 a.m.

Warrant arrest on the 1000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S.


Disorderly Conduct, 9:50 p.m.

Fireworks complaint on the 28700 block of 4th St. NE in Blackduck.

Pursuit, 7:01 p.m.

Deputies attempted a traffic stop on a DOC fugitive on Roosevelt Rd. and Little Norway Ave. SE. Vehicle pursuit ensued, one taken into custody.

DWI, 7:08 a.m.

Traffic stop on Division St. W. Driver arrested for DWI.


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