Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, May 30

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, May 30.


Traffic Stop, 11:04 p.m.

Traffic stop on 12th St. and Minnesota Ave. NW. One arrested.

Juvenile/Status Crimes, 10:33 p.m.

Report of two juveniles running through a store on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW after curfew. Subjects were located and directed to go home. Parents were notified.

Assault, 8:59 p.m.

Officers responded to an assault in progress on the 1000 block of Washington Ave. S. Several people, including juveniles, were cited or arrested.

Theft, 6:44 p.m.

Theft of bicycle on the 1800 block of Birchmont Dr. NE.

Theft, 5:55 p.m.

Officer took the report of a theft from a vehicle on the 500 block of 6th St. SE.

Burglary, 5:45 p.m.

Burglary complaint on the 2100 block of Grotte Ave. NE. Theft of firearms and jewelry.

Suspicious, 5:24 p.m.

Officer took an informational report of a suspicious person trying to sell jewelry in a parking lot on the 1300 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Officer was unable to locate the suspicious person.

Violations/Court Orders, 2:58 p.m.

Transported one adult male to the jail for probation violation from the 1900 block of Irvine Ave. NW. A&D hold by probation.

Theft, 2:20 p.m.

Officers took a report of a stolen moped on the 1500 block of America Ave. NW.

Assist, 9:49 a.m.

Officers assisted probation with placing a subject under arrest for a probation violation.

Theft, 6:54 a.m.

Officers took a report of a theft from a vehicle on the 1000 block of Jeannette Ave. NW.

Suspicious, 1:30 a.m.

Report of five suspicious people walking around in an alley and/or sitting on a roof on the 400 block of Richards Ave. SE. No suspicious activity located in the area.


Assault, 7:01 p.m.

Deputies advised of an assault on Theater Ln. NW. One was arrested.

Burglary, 6:37 p.m.

An adult male was arrested for first degree burglary, interference with a 911 call, property damage and assault on Theater Ln. NW.

DWI, 4:22 p.m.

Driver was stopped for speed on Highway 89 and Olson Rd. NW and arrested for DUI.

Family Crimes, 10:30 a.m.

Report of criminal damage to property on Whistler Dr. NW.

Accident, 4:21 a.m.

Truck vs. moose accident on Highway 72 NE in Waskish.

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