Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, April 7

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, April 7.


Disturbing the Peace, 8:29 p.m.

Loud party complaint on the 1700 block of America Ave. NW. Warned renters to keep noise down and to disperse based on Governor’s Executive Order.

DWI, 7:44 p.m.

Officers responded to a reckless driver complaint on the 500 block of Wood Ave. SE. One adult male arrested for DUI.

Fire, 7:39 p.m.

Caller reported a bonfire too close to a home on the 2500 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. Officer spoke to tenants. No action was needed.

Warrant, 6:21 p.m.

Arrested one female on a warrant on the 1400 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. No new charges.

Civil, 6:02 p.m.

Caller reported a stolen vehicle on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Theft, 2:26 p.m.

Officers took a report of a theft from vehicle on the 1200 block of 4th St. SE.

Violations/Court Orders, 11:35 a.m.

Officers arrested an adult male for burglary, OFP violation and narcotics possession on the 1600 block of Irvine Ave. NW.

Assault, 4:26 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of an assault on the 200 block of Irvine Ave. SW. One adult male arrested for domestic assault.


Burglary, 6:26 p.m.

Possible attempted break-in reported on the 1400 block of Wilton Hill Rd. NW.

Property, 5:30 p.m.

Stolen property found and picked up by deputies on Finn N Feathers Blvd. SE.

Weapons Offenses, 4:08 p.m.

Initial report of possible poaching on the 700 block of Schroeder Rd. NW. Neighbors were shooting clay pigeons.

Assault, 1:03 p.m.

Deputy responded to a domestic assault in Puposky, one juvenile arrested.

Suspicious, 4:38 a.m.

Deputy checked on a suspicious vehicle on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW and arrested the driver for 4th degree DWI.

Suspicious, 2:48 a.m.

Report of suspicious activity on Marigold Ct. NW. All was well and cabin owners had just arrived.


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