Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, June 16

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


DWI, 8:23 p.m.

Adult male arrested for DWI and multiple other charges on the 2800 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE.

DWI, 7:49 p.m.

Officer responded to a possible assault on the 2900 block of Division St. W. One adult male arrested for DWI, DAC-IPS.

Hazards (dangerous), 6:35 p.m.

Officer responded to a tree on a power line on Lake Ave. and Greenbriar Ln. NE. Appropriate contacts to power company were made.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 5:35 p.m.

Officers located and recovered a stolen vehicle on Pine Ridge Ave. NW.

Property Damage, 3:41 p.m.

Front tire slashed on a commercial vehicle sometime between 1900 and 0400 previous night/morning on 4th St. and Mississippi Ave. NW. No suspect info. Extra patrol request added to roll call.

Violations/Court Orders, 10:53 a.m.

Adult male arrested without incident on the 1300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW without incident on a DOC A&D order.

Drugs, 7:43 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of possible drugs on the 1200 block of 34th St. NW. Substance was shower soap which was discarded.

Assault, 1:22 a.m.

Officers responded to an assault on the 600 block of Patriot Dr. NW.


Property Damage, 11:18 p.m.

Property damage at a residence on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW.

Agency Assist, 8:23 p.m.

Report of a vehicle in the ditch on the 2800 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE. BPD arrested male for DWI.

Burglary, 7:44 p.m.

Burglary complaint on the 11900 block of Trengove Rd. NW in Solway.

Dead Body, 6:54 p.m.

Male found deceased at residence in Pinewood. Natural cause.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 12:56 p.m.

DWI arrest on Wilton Hill Rd. and Division St. W.

Medical, 5:33 a.m.

Adult male overdose in Bemidji.

Fire, 1:54 a.m.

Vehicle fire, no injuries reported on the 20400 block of N. Blackduck Lake Rd. NE in Hines.


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