Bemidji Blotter for Thursday, May 20

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Thursday, May 20.


Assault, 10:42 p.m.

Officer responded to an assault on the 600 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. Charges referred.

Property Damage, 9:50 p.m.

Officer investigated property damage to a vehicle on the 2000 block of Conifer Ave. NW. No suspect located.

Welfare Check, 7:07 p.m.

Adult male arrested on an outstanding warrant on the 100 block of Minnesota Ave. NW.

Assault, 4:56 p.m.

Reported on the 3800 block of Birchmont Dr. NE.

Burglary, 4:56 p.m.

Under investigation. Nothing taken that was noticed right away on the 1000 block of Birchmont Dr. NE.

Theft, 1:47 p.m.

Battery stolen from pontoon on the 1700 block of Birchmont Dr. NE.

Burglary, 6:52 a.m.

Reported on the 400 block of Lincoln Ave. SE.


Burglary, 7:01 p.m.

Burglary of a seasonal cabin reported on the 28100 block of Power Dam Rd. NE in Pennington.

Trespass, 3:04 p.m.

Reporting party discovered a stranger in his house in the middle of the night in Blackduck.

Animal, 12:58 p.m.

Caller had questions regarding wild animals, specifically raccoons, on the 11800 block of Davenport Ct. NE. Caller referred to DNR.

Fire, 6:57 a.m.

House fire on Lumberjack Rd. and Debs Rd. NW in Alaska Township.


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