Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, March 23

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, March 23.


Burglary, 10:50 p.m.

Caller reported hearing suspect inside his locked garage on the 800 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE. Garage was empty, no suspect found.

Accident, 1:14 p.m.

Officers responded to the 2900 block of Pine Ridge Ave. NW to a report of an accident. A male was arrested for a warrant.

Theft, 10:14 a.m.

Theft of a motor vehicle reported on the 1300 block of 3rd St. SE.


Welfare Check, 7:18 p.m.

Deputy found a group of kids on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW and warned them about riding near the highway.

Sex Crimes, 6:31 p.m.

Report of adult male exposing himself to two juvenile females in Bemidji.

Assist, 2:24 p.m.

Adult arrested for A&D order per probation on the 4800 block of Stacy Ann Dr. NW.

Fire, 2:17 p.m.

Report of an outbuilding on fire near a residence on Erickson Lake Rd. NE in Hines.

Fire, 11:53 a.m.

Grass fire on Ridge Rd. NW in Solway quickly extinguished.


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