Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, Aug. 16

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, Aug. 16.


Accident, 9:15 p.m.

Vehicle crash on the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. No injuries. Driver arrested.

Property Damage, 8:01 p.m.

Rock thrown through window on the 500 block of 3rd St. SE.

Accident, 7:32 p.m.

Officer noticed a traffic hazard on Paul Bunyan Dr. SE and 1st St. E. Driver arrested.

Welfare Check, 6:51 p.m.

Possible altercation in a vehicle on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW. Subjects not located. Driver of the vehicle later arrested by deputies.

Theft, 6:02 p.m.

Officers responded to a theft on the 2600 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One arrested.

Theft, 5:44 p.m.

Caller reported building materials stolen from back of pickup on 600 block of Washington Ave. S. Boyfriend had materials. No theft occurred.

Assault, 3:55 p.m.

Officers responded to an assault complaint on 26th St. NW. One arrested.

Warrant, 2:58 p.m.

Officer located male with outstanding warrant on Delton Ave. and 15th St. NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 9:28 a.m.

Disorderly female placed under arrest on the 600 block of America Ave. NW.


Suspicious, 7:48 p.m.

Report of suspicious people on the 1100 block of Little Norway Ave. SE. Found to be people hired to renovate house.

Burglary, 12:47 p.m.

Deputies responded to a burglary on the 7100 block of Pete Ln. NW in Wilton.

DWI, 1:10 a.m.

Adult arrested for DWI on Roosevelt Rd. and Mission Rd. SE.

Larissa Donovan was the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016, through July 2023. She covered 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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