Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, May 26

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, May 26.


Fire, 11:42 p.m.

Vehicle fire at a dealership on the 700 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 7:40 p.m.

Reported reckless vehicle on Paul Bunyan Dr. and Roosevelt Rd. SE. Officers located the vehicle parked at the caller’s address.

Assault, 6:42 p.m.

Officers responded to a reported fight between three persons on the 1000 block of Washington Ave. S.

Harassment, 6:37 p.m.

Officers assisted neighbors with an ongoing harassment issue on the 100 block of Inglewood St. NW.

Fire, 5:09 p.m.

Assisted BFD with grill fire on the 700 block of 18th St. NW that was encroaching on a detached garage.

Disorderly Conduct, 2:30 p.m.

Subject laying in driveway causing a disturbance on the 400 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Subject left under his own power prior to arrival.

Warrant, 12:21 p.m.

Officer assisted with a search warrant of a house on the 900 block of Bemidji Ave. N. One female arrested for felony warrant.


Suspicious, 11:32 p.m.

Report of someone tapping on the side of a residence on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW. Deputy checked the area and there was nobody around.

Agency Assist, 6:42 p.m.

Responded to a possible domestic assault on the 1000 block of Washington Ave. S. Cited a male for fleeing on foot and a female for obstruction.

Harassment, 5:43 p.m.

Male arrested for harassment in Kelliher.

DWI, 3:04 p.m.

One arrested on Highway 2 and Magnolia Ln. NW.


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