Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, Dec. 20

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, Dec. 20.


Disturbing the Peace, 5:53 p.m.

Caller reported a strange noise from an above apartment on the 1900 block of Delton Ave. NW. Renter stated he had a humidifier running and agreed to turn it off.

Dead Body, 12:46 p.m.

Officers responded to a medical on 26th St. NW. Upon arrival, male was deceased.

Assist, 8:31 a.m.

Assist border patrol on the 700 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One arrested.

Suspicious, 7:57 a.m.

Officers took a report of a suspicious person placing a rubber ducky wearing a graduation cap on their car antenna in a local business parking lot on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Disturbing the Peace, 2:59 a.m.

Report of a female screaming on the 2500 block of Itasca Loop NW. Mother advised that her child was having a hard time sleeping and was being noisy.

DWI, 12:10 a.m.

Traffic stop. One arrested for DWI.


Theft, 7:38 p.m.

Stolen vehicle reported on the 6700 block of Norwood Rd. in Solway.

Warrant, 12:41 p.m.

One arrested on the 600 block of 3rd St. NW.

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