Bemidji Blotter for Thursday, May 4

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Thursday, May 4.


911, 11:39 p.m.

Female party reported someone was inside her residence on Norton Ave. NW. It was determined to be her son. Nothing further requested.

Weapons Offenses, 8:33 p.m.

Report of an unknown male brandishing a firearm at the complainant on the 1500 block of Bemidji Ave. N.

Accident, 7:58 p.m.

Hit-and-run on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Officer gave accident report for insurance and took pictures.

Theft, 7:10 p.m.

Theft of a bicycle on the 1200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Medical, 1:22 p.m.

Report of possible overdose on Conifer Ave. NW. Overdose did not occur.

Welfare Check, 6:58 a.m.

Subject arrested for violation of order for protection on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 7:41 a.m.

Request to remove subjects from a garage on the 500 block of 26th St. N. They left prior to officer arrival, and one male ran from officers on foot. Officers failed in the apprehension.


Warrant, 8:31 p.m.

DOC warrant self-turn-in at the LEC lobby.

Family Matter-Non Criminal, 7:31 p.m.

Report of biological mother picking up her daughter in a disorderly fashion on Power Dam Rd. NE.

Fire, 4:41 p.m.

Wild fire reported near Little Turtle Rd. and Gaviidae Ct. NW.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 4:42 p.m.

Report of reckless driving led to one male being arrested for suspicion of driving while impaired on Highway 2 and Centerline Rd. N in Solway.

Violations/Court Orders, 4:24 p.m.

Deputies made contact with an adult male who was arrested for an A&D hold on the 600 block of Centerpoint Ct. NW.

Fire, 4:15 p.m.

Grass fire near the 900 block of Tyler Ave. SE.

Fire, 3:47 p.m.

Reported on the 26700 block of Beltrami Line Rd.

Fire, 10:39 a.m.

Deputy response to a possible out-of-control fire on the 19200 block of Fredenburg Rd. SW in Solway. Upon arrival, fire was contained and requested individual to put fire out.

Theft, 8:04 a.m.

Deputy took a report of multiple radiators that were stolen during the night on the 9100 block of Bemidji Rd. NE.

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