Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, March 31

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, March 31.


Welfare Check, 7:44 p.m.

Check welfare call– child running from mother because she wouldn’t let him watch a scary movie. Officer advised child that he has to listen to mother’s rules. No law enforcement action taken.

Family Crimes, 11:23 a.m.

Officers placed a hold on a newborn.

Dead Body, 6:48 a.m.

Subject located non-responsive at a residence at the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.


Suspicious, 5:40 p.m.

Juveniles warned for trespassing on Sanatorium property on the 300 block of Great Divide Rd. NW in Puposky.

Assist, 4:45 p.m.

Three arrested on Highway 2 and Highway 71 NW.

Animal, 12:50 a.m.

Porcupine problem on Porcupine Rd. SE in Cass Lake.

DWI, 12:35 a.m.

Report of vehicle taken without permission on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW. One male arrested for drug DWI, driving after revocation and motor vehicle tampering.


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