Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, March 17

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, March 17.


Suspicious, 9:25 p.m.

Officers responded to a call of a male kicking the entry door on the 600 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. Intoxicated male warned to discontinue his behavior.

Juvenile/Status Crimes, 7:16 p.m.

Report of an unsupervised toddler at a store on the 400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. SE. Toddler located by father.

Juvenile/Status Crimes, 5:17 p.m.

Female was upset that she was not allowed to have a friend over and left without permission. She was reunited a short time later.

Suspicious, 10:09 a.m.

Adult male arrested on an outstanding warrant on the 1700 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.


Warrant, 3:55 p.m.

Warrant arrest on Highway 71 and Blueberry Ln. NW.

Assault, 8:06 a.m.

Assist Blackduck Police Department with a domestic assault incident.

Disorderly Conduct, 4:25 a.m.

Deputies responded to a disturbance on the 1800 block of Francis Ct. SE.


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