Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, April 21

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


Assault, 8:25 p.m.

Male reported by the assaulted party on the 1800 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One arrested.

DWI, 7:15 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Adult female arrested for DWI.

Assault, 1:23 p.m.

Adult male threatening people with a hatchet on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Male displayed signs of excited delirium, transported by EMS on 72 hour hold.

Weapons Offenses, 12:57 p.m.

Reported on the 3900 block of Irvine Ave. NW.

Suspicious, 10:44 a.m.

Caller reported suspicious male walking through her back yard on the 1200 block of Norton Ave. NW. Suspect identified, no crime committed.

Assault, 2:59 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of disorderly conduct on the 1000 block of Washington Ave.S. Charges requested for domestic assault.

DWI, 1:00 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 2900 block of Pine Ridge Ave. NW. Adult male arrested for DWI.


Traffic Stop, 9:14 p.m.

Traffic stop resulting in the driver being arrested for driving after cancelation-inimical to public safety on Washington Ave. and Oak Hills Rd. SW.

Dead Body, 4:45 p.m.

Report of a male found unresponsive. Death investigation.

Agency Assist, 1:49 p.m.

Death investigation of deceased adult male in Blackduck.

Suspicious, 2:26 a.m.

Deputy checked on suspicious person walking in rock pond on the 2600 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

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