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Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, Sept. 1

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The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, Sept. 1.


Agency Assist, 9:02 p.m.

Assist Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office in attempting to locate a late/missing private pilot on N. Plantagenet Rd. SW. Referred to Cass County for last known location.

DWI, 8:49 p.m.

Traffic stop stemming from a suspicious activity incident on Park Ave. and 30th St. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.

Suspicious, 6:46 p.m.

Possible gun shots heard on the 4200 block of Connelly Cir. NE. Unable to locate.

Burglary, 6:25 p.m.

Caller reported theft of a bike from garage on the 2600 block of Birchmont Dr. NE.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 5:44 p.m.

Large tree fell across the roadway on the 600 block of 7th St. NW. Public works contacted and later responded to cut the tree up.

DWI, 4:45 p.m.

Hit and run accident involving multiple vehicles on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Adult female arrested for DWI.

Fraud, 4:36 p.m.

Caller sent nude photos to foreign scammer who is now threatening to send them to his friends unless he pays. Referred to FBI internet crime complaint center.

Pursuit, 2:40 a.m.

Officers were involved in a vehicle pursuit on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Driver arrested on multiple charges.


Agency Assist, 10:16 p.m.

Male arrested for felony domestic assault in Blackduck.

Assist, 9:02 p.m. 

Request from MSP Airport to check area of Highway 2 and Grace Lake Road for an aircraft that went off radar and still hadn’t landed in Bemidji. An extended search of area roads was conducted and no aircraft was located.

Burglary, 5:11 p.m.

Burglary of two storage units reported on the 25500 block of Highway 72 NE in Blackduck.

Assault, 3:48 p.m.

Adult arrested for domestic assault in Puposky.

Suspicious, 3:14 p.m.

Unable to locate on the 800 block of Thomas Rd. SW. Subject later located by Bemidji Police Department and arrested for DWI.

Suspicious, 8:11 a.m.

One arrested on the 26300 block of Corlan Rd. NE in Blackduck.

Theft, 6:30 a.m.

Vehicle theft report and vehicle recovered on the 31900 block of Highway 72 NE in Blackduck. One arrested.

Assist, 2:40 a.m.

Bemidji Police Department initiated pursuit in Ridgeway apartment complex. Vehicle was stopped with a PIT maneuver and one adult male was arrested.