Bemidji Blotter for Thursday, June 24

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Thursday, June 24.


Assist, 10:52 p.m.

Officer assisted State Patrol on a traffic stop on the 600 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. One arrested.

Warrant, 8:08 p.m.

Adult female arrested for an outstanding warrant on the 600 block of Minnesota Ave. NW.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 7:50 p.m.

Report of a reckless vehicle on Lake Ave. NE. Vehicle pursuit ensued, driver arrested for fleeing a motor vehicle.

Theft, 4:57 p.m.

An officer responded to a theft complaint on the 2600 block of Delton Ave. NW. One individual was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Burglary, 12:13 a.m.

Caller reported burglary on the 1000 block of Park Ave. NW. Officers checked the residence, no one was inside. Items were missing from the residence.


Fire, 11:23 p.m.

Reported on the 51900 block of Co. Highway 36.

Fire, 10:23 p.m.

Dark colored smoke reported in the area of Turtle River Township. Unable to locate.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 7:50 p.m.

One arrested on Lake Ave. NE.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 6:57 p.m.

Drug DWI arrest on Irvine Ave. and Higgins Rd. NE.

DWI, 1:15 p.m.

Report of a vehicle passing around what appeared to be alcoholic beverages inside a moving vehicle. Vehicle was located on Roosevelt Rd. SE. Driver of the vehicle was arrested for DWI, multiple other arrests made.

911, 3:28 a.m.

Male arrested for domestic assault. Charges forwarded on female for DANCO violation.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers all the beats in north-central Minnesota, such as local government, crime, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University.

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