Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, Nov. 9

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, Nov. 9.


DWI, 8:26 p.m.

Driving complaint on Highway 2 SE. Driver arrested.

Fire, 4:50 p.m.

Residential fire from burnt food in stove on the 1300 block of Bixby Ave. NE. No injuries were reported as there was only smoke damage.

Fire, 3:15 p.m.

Burning leaves on the 6000 block of Shady Ln. NE. Checked by BFD and all clear.

Suspicious, 2:34 a.m.

Report of an intoxicated male in the roadway on 5th St. and Bemidji Ave. N. Male arrested on his warrant and transported to Cass County.


Medical, 10:08 p.m.

911 call regarding possible medical on the 8000 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Male transported to ER, ultimately arrested for warrant.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 8:26 p.m.

One arrested on Highway 2 SE.

Assault, 2:53 p.m.

Juvenile male arrested for assaulting principal and possession of dangerous weapon on Blackduck School grounds.

DWI, 2:27 p.m.

Traffic stop on Irvine Ave. and Lakewood Dr. NW. Driver arrested for DWI and DAR.

Fire, 11:23 a.m.

Contained fire in a dry storage building on the 4400 block of Northwood Rd. NW in Solway. Solway FD handled the case.

Assist, 8:36 a.m.

Adult arrested on an A&D order on the 4800 block of Stacy Ann Dr. NW.

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