Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, Aug. 18

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, Aug. 18.


Disorderly Conduct, 11:34 p.m.

Intoxicated caller reported poor service at a bar on the 100 block of 3rd St. NW. Subject was cited for trespass and released.

Warrant, 10:51 p.m.

Officer arrested and transported a local warrant on the 2500 block of Delton Ave. NW. No new charges.

Burglary, 9:16 p.m.

Report of theft of lumber from new construction site on the 800 block of 21st St. NW.

Agency Assist, 9:04 p.m.

Officer assisted the county with a car versus bear accident on the 10300 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE.

Suspicious, 5:28 p.m.

Officer took a report of a suspicious van on 2nd St. and Stoner Ave. SE, upon describing the van it was found to be a Census worker, no assistance needed.

Suspicious, 11:26 a.m.

Call of screaming on the 900 block of Lake Blvd. NE. Found children playing in the area.


Accident, 9:37 p.m.

One vehicle crash with minor injuries on the 2100 block of Jones Townhall Rd. NW in Solway.

Warrant, 7:27 p.m.

Male transported from Hubbard County to Beltrami County Jail.

Burglary, 11:50 a.m.

Deputies responded to a burglary on the 3200 block of Snowmass Dr. NW.

Accident, 6:38 a.m.

Deputies responded to a crash on Scenic Highway and Sampson Rd. NE in Blackduck. State accident report completed.

Suspicious, 4:58 a.m.

Suspicious vehicle was located and search warrant was executed on the 3700 block of Cardinal Rd. NW. Drug paraphernalia and 4 grams of suspected meth was located.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers all the beats in north-central Minnesota, such as local government, crime, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University.

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