Bemidji Blotter for Thursday, May 26

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Thursday, May 26.


Assault, 8:49 p.m.

Report of two men slapping each other without shirts on the 1900 block of Irvine Ave. NW. One arrested.

Family Crimes, 7:10 p.m.

One arrested for DANCO violation on 20th St. NW.

Fire, 5:49 p.m.

Male was given a verbal warning for burning a couch in his fire pit on Park Ave. and 22nd St. NW.

Harassment, 5:40 p.m.

Officer took a terroristic threats report, male arrested on the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Burglary, 5:31 p.m.

Burglary reported on the 800 block of America Ave. NW.

Theft, 3:10 p.m.

Report of stolen vehicle on 200 block of 3rd St. NW. Determined to be unfounded as vehicle was located parked nearby.

DWI, 4:01 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Multiple individuals placed under arrest.


Agency Assist, 11:19 p.m.

Suspicious activity complaint on the 100 block of 1st St. E in Blackduck. Was found to be seniors engaging in senior prank.

Warrant, 5:58 p.m.

Subject arrested on local warrant on Park Ave. and 23rd St. NW.

911, 3:01 a.m.

911 open line pinged to the 1300 block of Scenic Highway NE in Pennington. Owner fell asleep with their cell phone.

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