Bemidji Blotter for Thursday, Oct. 21

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Thursday, Oct. 21.


Accident, 11:50 p.m.

Officer responded to a single-vehicle accident on the 700 block of Patriot Dr. nW. Male driver arrested for DWI.

Suspicious, 8:38 p.m.

Suspicious person was trying to serve papers to an individual who no longer resides at the residence on the 4200 block of Irvine Ave. NW.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 8:05 p.m.

Vehicle from previous hit-and-run located by original reporting party on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Found unoccupied at an apartment building by officers. No new information gained.

Alarm, 5:46 p.m.

Alarm at local church on the 900 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Girl Scout meeting was cause of the alarm, alarm response will be mailed.

Suspicious, 9:55 a.m.

Suspicious male walking through yards on the 200 block of Mississippi Ave. SW. He was located and advised to stay on the street.


Suspicious, 8:08 p.m.

Suspicious activity complaint on the 8300 block of Red Pine Ln. NE. Was found to be a male looking for his cat.

Theft, 4:16 p.m.

Deputy advised of a burglary on Scenic Highway and Lookout Tower Rd. NE in Hines.

Theft, 11:37 a.m.

Burglary of an outbuilding on the 13900 block of Trengove Rd. NW in Solway.

Fire, 1:23 a.m.

Car fire on Highway 1 and Cozzi Farm Rd. NW in Blackduck.

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