Bemidji Blotter for Thursday, Nov. 17

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Thursday, Nov. 17.


Warrant, 11:46 p.m.

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

Welfare Check, 11:47 p.m.

Female placed under arrest for multiple offenses on the 100 block of 3rd St. NW.

Property Damage, 7:52 p.m.

Caller reported house was egged on the 200 block of 14th St. NE. Suspect vehicle not located.

Theft, 7:10 p.m.

Officer made contact with an adult male shoplifter on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. The subject was placed under arrest for numerous violations.

Traffic Stop, 6:07 p.m.

Male subject placed under arrest for multiple offenses.

Theft, 5:23 p.m.

Two females involved in theft/damage to property from local store on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One arrested.

Theft, 4:48 p.m.

Theft of motor vehicle on the 100 block of 5th St. NW. One arrested.

Assist, 11:43 a.m.

Juvenile arrested on a warrant on Harrison Ct. SW.

Suspicious, 1:48 a.m.

Officers checked the area of Tamarack Ave. and Robertson Dr. NW for the report of two suspicious individuals pulling a wagon. The individuals were not located and the tracks did not indicate theft.


Fire, 8:53 p.m.

Residential fire on the 44800 block of Sunflower Rd. NE in Kelliher. No injuries. House is a total loss.

DWI, 6:02 p.m.

Deputies investigated the report of a possibly impaired driver leaving the Bemidji Regional Airport in a motor vehicle. An adult male was arrested on the 3800 block of Moberg Dr. NW.

DWI, 5:58 p.m.

Subject arrested for DWI on Centerline Rd. and 3rd St. NE in Solway.

Assist, 1:48 p.m.

Deputy transported arrested male from Red Lake to the Beltrami County Jail and signed him in for fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance.

Assist, 12:32 a.m.

Assist Clearwater SO with locating an assault suspect. One male arrested on the 4400 block of Jones Townhall Rd. NW in Solway and transported to Clearwater County. Third-degree DWI charges forwarded to the Beltrami County Attorney’s Office.


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. You can follow along with Larissa's live tweets of meetings and events on Twitter!

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