Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, May 4

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, May 4.


Suspicious, 11:01 p.m.

Caller reported suspicious person on the 2700 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. The person reportedly took items from the garage, moved them, then returned them. Extra patrol requested.

Suspicious, 10:32 p.m.

Caller reported suspicious male knocking on door, asking for a glass of water late at night on the 2800 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Unable to locate suspect.

Traffic Stop, 10:08 p.m.

Traffic stop on 26th St. and Park Ave. NW with a bike, multiple individuals arrested on warrants.

Warrant, 5:25 p.m.

Caller reported location of two adults with confirmed arrest warrants. Both subjects arrested on 14th St. and Beltrami Ave. NW without incident.

Theft, 11:10 a.m.

Officer took a vehicle theft report on the 1000 block of Birchmont Dr. NE. One arrested.

Disorderly Conduct, 9:54 a.m.

Officer responded to a suspicious persons report on the 600 block of America Ave. NW. Upon contact, the male party was having a rough morning and no assistance was needed.

Assault, 7:11 a.m.

Report of domestic assault on Delton Ave. NW. Two arrested.


Assist, 9:51 p.m.

Deputies assisted Red Lake PD with a vehicle pursuit that left the reservation. One arrested on Shotley Rd. and Blossom Ln. NE in Shotley.

Traffic Stop, 7:32 p.m.

Driver advised on turtle she struck with her car on Power Dam Rd. and Parkers Lake Rd. NE, no further action.

Disorderly Conduct, 7:03 p.m.

Female suspect arrested for domestic assault on Irvine Ave. NE in Puposky.

Burglary, 12:24 p.m.

Residential burglary reported on the 400 block of Archery Rd. NW.


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