Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, Aug. 2

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, Aug. 2.


DWI, 11:58 p.m.

Traffic stop on Washington Ave. and Pine Grove St. SW. Driver arrested.

Disorderly Conduct, 10:26 p.m.

Suspicious noise reported on the 700 block of Cloud St. NW. Officer witnessed fireworks in the area. No origin located.

Suspicious, 10:20 p.m.

Officer checked on a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a closed business on the 100 block of Carr Lake Rd. SE. The driver was waiting to meet with their girlfriend. Officer recommended they meet up somewhere else.

Assault, 7:59 p.m.

Domestic assault on 4th St. SE. Juvenile male arrested.

DWI, 7:30 p.m.

Reckless vehicle complaint on the 600 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Driver arrested.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 10:37 a.m.

Officer took a report of two cars racing on Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Upon arrival to the area the vehicles were gone/unable to be located.

DWI, 2:26 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 100 block of Convenience Ln. SW. Driver arrested for multiple violations.


Weapons Offenses, 10:50 p.m.

Deputies responded to the report of gunshots on the 4800 block of Eckles Rd. NW.

Fire, 10:00 p.m.

Deputies responded to a garage fire on the 1300 block of Becida Rd. SW.

Disorderly Conduct, 9:37 p.m.

Subject with warrants acting disorderly on the 7300 block of Bealieu Cir. NE. One arrested.

Theft, 4:16 p.m.

Theft from vehicle while at auto shop reported on the 500 block of Park Ave. SW in Wilton.


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