Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, Aug. 11

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, Aug. 11.


Suspicious, 6:01 p.m.

Caller reported a suspicious vehicle driving slowly through a neighborhood on 3rd St. and Gould Ave. SE. Officer located the driver and were able to confirm it was a census taker.

Burglary, 4:39 p.m.

Officer flagged down for burglary report on the 2800 block of Pine Ridge Ave. NW.

Fire, 7:51 a.m.

Assist Bemidji Fire Department with fire and traffic control during active fire scene on the 3600 block of Laurel Dr. NW.

Traffic Stop, 4:18 a.m.

Traffic stop on Ridgeway Ave. NW. Driver cited for driving without a license. Passenger placed under arrest for an outstanding warrant.

Agency Assist, 12:22 a.m.

Officers assisted Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office with a stolen vehicle and vehicle pursuit on Minnesota Ave. and 29th St. NW.


Disorderly Conduct, 11:53 p.m.

Adult male arrested, reference domestic assault, in Bemidji.

Accident, 3:01 a.m.

One vehicle crash with minor injuries at Ten Mile Dr. and Koch Crossing Rd. NW in Puposky.

Pursuit, 12:22 a.m.

Deputy located stolen vehicle that attempted to evade law enforcement on Minnesota Ave. and 29th St. NW. Male arrested for fleeing in motor vehicle, receiving stolen property and DWI.


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