Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, Sept. 7

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, Sept. 7.


Assist, 9:29 p.m.

Assisted caller with questions about running for president on Norton Ave. NW.

Assault, 9:05 p.m.

Adult female called BPD to report an assault on 26th St. NW. Upon arrival, the female began yelling and said she didn’t want to speak to the officer anymore.

Theft, 6:21 p.m.

Adult male entered private property on the 100 block of 4th St. NW and stole a briefcase containing multiple items.

Welfare Check, 4:29 p.m.

Intoxicated adult with laceration on forehead from bicycle crash on Paul Bunyan Dr. and Union St. SW. No ambulances available, officer transported him to ER.

Assault, 3:45 p.m.

Officers responded to 8th St. and America Ave. NW to an assault in progress. Female arrested for multiple charges.

Burglary, 8:57 a.m.

Residential burglary reported on the 200 block of Roosevelt Rd. SW.

DWI, 2:20 a.m.

Adult male arrested for DWI on Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Welfare Check, 12:01 a.m.

Welfare check requested on an unknown phone that continued to call reporting party. Officer made contact with the unknown number and it was a child playing with a phone on Harrison Ct. SW.


Fire, 11:12 p.m.

Smell of smoke reported on the 14400 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE. Caller found out it was a neighbor having a small campfire.

Assault, 4:51 p.m.

A male was arrested for domestic assault on Nordic Ave. NW.

Agency Assist, 7:17 a.m.

Report of a motor vehicle theft from within the city of Blackduck.

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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