Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, Oct. 22

The following is a summary of Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office incidents for Tuesday, Oct. 22.

Bemidji Police Department

Weapons Offenses, 9:34 p.m.

Lone call of a possible gunshot on the 1000 block of Washington Avenue S. Officers searched the area but found nothing suspicious.

Suspicious, 7:22 p.m.

Suspicious male reported looking through people’s properties on Gemmel Avenue SW. Male cited for public consumption of an alcoholic beverage.

Suspicious, 6:46 p.m.

Report of a passed out driver in a drive thru on Hannah Avenue. Subject left prior to Officer arrival and was not located.

Suspicious, 6:47 p.m.

Report of two suspicious male individuals near vehicles on the 1700 block of Bemidji Avenue N. Officers were unable to locate the individuals.

Accident, 4:53 p.m.

Officers responded to a two vehicle accident on Paul Bunyan Drive NW with no injuries.

Assist, 4:50 p.m.

Caller wanted police escort to meet online date. Officer told caller, “we do not assist in that way.”

Welfare Check, 3:48 p.m.

Intoxicated subject lying in alleyway on America Avenue NW. Subject transported to Sanford ER by Bemidji Ambulance.

Property Damage, 2:57 p.m.

Written on glass window of building on the 300 block of r4th Street NW sometime during the past few hours. No suspect info.

Sex Crime, 2:36 p.m.

Report of a sex crime.

Theft, 12:23 p.m.

Adult female, 52-year-old Theresa Stately, arrested on misdemeanor warrant and cited for shoplifting on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive.

Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office

Disturbing the Peace, 10:50 p.m.

Loud music complaint on Pond Road N.

Suspicious, 7:42 p.m.

Report of a suspicious person. Deputies checked the area of Alps Court NW, unable to locate.

Theft, 2:44 p.m.

Accidental gas drive off on the 500 block of Anne Street NW. Driver agreed to pay for the fuel.

Suspicious, 1:01 p.m.

Suspicious vehicle partially in the ditch on Northwood Road NW in Solway. Contacted the owner and they already had a tow on the way.

Assist, 9:28 a.m.

Assisted Red Lake Tribal Police Department with pursuit. Did not leave the reservation, deputies not directly involved.

Suspicious, 8:54 a.m.

Deputies responded to a suspicious female entering a residence on the 1200 block of Little Norway Avenue SE. Female left but was located. female was found to be the ex-girlfriend of the residence. Owner of the residence did not wish to pursue charges.

Theft, 7:48 a.m.

Gas drive off after attempted use of card on the 13,000 block of Irvine Avenue NW.

Suspicious, 1:02 a.m.

Suspicious noises determined to be high winds on the 5100 block of Kappes Lane SE in Cass Lake.


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 events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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