Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, Nov. 19

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, Nov. 19.

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Accident, 8:08 p.m.

Adult male arrested for DWI during crash investigation on the 1500 block of Bemidji Avenue N.

Accident, 6:35 p.m.

Report of a hit and run on the 2200 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW. Officers took photos of the reported hit vehicle. Business will check surveillance for the second vehicle.

Property Damage, 5:58 p.m.

Vandalism to article of kiosk merchandise on the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW. Unable to locate suspects.

Suspicious, 5:28 p.m.

Male party hiding in retail store clothing rack directed to leave store on the 2100 block of Paul Bunyan Drive. Charges referred for false name.

Ordinance Violations, 11:05 a.m.

Building on the 2300 block of Calihan Avenue posted as uninhabitable by the City. All occupants removed and advised.

Weapons Offenses, 12:48 a.m.

Officers responded to a firearms call on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Avenue NW and arrested one for prohibited person in possession of a firearm and terroristic threats.

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Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 8:46 p.m.

Driving complaint, vehicle located on White Tail Road NE and Big Bass Road Ne. Driver was arrested for DWI after almost striking another vehicle head-on.

Accident, 5:51 p.m.

Deputy assisted trooper with a traffic crash on Highway 2 and Cardinal Road NW. Driver was located and arrested for DWI.

Assist, 2:38 p.m.

Female arrested on drug charges on Red Lake Reservation.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers all the beats in north-central Minnesota, such as local government, crime, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University. You can follow along with Larissa's live tweets of meetings and events on Twitter!

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