Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, Jan. 5

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, Jan. 5.


Trespass, 8:43 p.m.

Officer responded to trespassing on the 600 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. Male arrested.

Burglary, 4:38 p.m.

Officers responded to a potential burglary on the 900 block of Minnesota Ave. NW.

Theft, 1:53 p.m.

Package was stolen from residence on the 200 block of 9th St. NW.

Accident, 6:30 a.m.

Subject hit a doe causing minor damage to front passenger side bumper area. A buck that was chasing the doe then hit the driver’s side back quarter panel, causing minor damage with fur visible around the rim and the tire.

Pursuit, 1:13 a.m.

Vehicle pursuit on Wood Ave. and 4th St. SE, driver arrested on several charges.


911, 9:51 p.m.

911 hang up on Dickinson Drive. Female was intoxicated and dialed 911 while trying to take a selfie.

Violations/Court Orders, 7:52 p.m.

Female arrested for OFP and cancelled-IPS on the 9300 block of N. Grace Lake Rd. SE.

DWI, 3:53 a.m.

Male arrested on Old Long Lake Rd. and Highway 89 for DUI and drug possession.

Agency Assist, 1:13 a.m.

Vehicle pursuit by Bemidji PD ending on Roosevelt Rd. south of Mission Rd. One female in custody.


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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