Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, March 24

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, March 24.


Weapons Offenses, 10:34 p.m.

Officers responded to the report of possible gunshots on the 1900 block of Norton Ave. NW. The report was determined to be unfounded.

Theft, 4:57 p.m.

Report of theft of jewelry and money on the 800 block of Lake Ave. NE.

Suspicious, 3:15 p.m.

Officer took a report of a juvenile trying to solicit an adult to buy him vaping products on the 1000 block of Mississippi Ave. NW.

Property Damage, 11:41 a.m.

Caller reported her ex-husband was breaking into her house on the 3900 block of Irvine Ave. NW.

Drugs, 10:03 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of hypodermic needles on sidewalk on the 1000 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Needles were collected and discarded.

Assault, 9:18 a.m.

Adult female reported domestic abuse. Danger assessment score of 13. One male was arrested.

Theft, 8:15 a.m.

Vehicle reported stolen from the 14000 block of Lakeview Dr. NW.

Suspicious, 7:17 a.m.

Officer fielded questions regarding neighborhood safety to an individual moving into Bemidji.

Theft, 1:48 a.m.

Officers located a stolen vehicle on the 25100 block of Phoenix Loop NW. One adult male and one adult female arrested.


Suspicious, 7:17 p.m.

Extra patrol request after a suspicious vehicle was reported on the 5000 block of Lavinia Rd. NE.

Burglary, 1:40 p.m.

Burglary of a rural Beltrami County cabin in Kelliher.

Burglary, 10:12 a.m.

Theft of motorcycle and possible burglary of a garage on the 100 block of 5th St. NW in Kelliher.

Suspicious, 6:5 a.m.

Stolen vehicle recovered and several arrests made on the 200 block of Spirit Ave. NW in Wilton.

Assist, 2:00 a.m.

Male party arrested on Lumberjack Rd. and Highway 89 NW for DWI following a pursuit with the Red Lake Police.

Juvenile/Status Crimes, 12:34 a.m.

Juvenile came in and said “love you” to grandmother, then left out the window. The juvenile then contacted grandfather and said the police would need to become involved.


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