Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, April 28

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, April 28.


Medical, 10:50 p.m.

Officers responded to an overdose on the 1400 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

Warrant, 10:37 p.m.

Officer arrested a female on an outstanding warrant on the 600 block of Minnesota Ave. NW.

Assist, 12:01 p.m.

Assist Paul Bunyan Task Force on the 1000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Two arrested.

Assault, 6:03 a.m.

Assault on the 500 block of 6th St. SE. One arrested.


DWI, 10:52 p.m.

Traffic stop on Grange Rd. and Beaver Lodge Ln. NW. Female arrested for fifth degree drug possession and second degree DWI.

Fire, 7:53 p.m.

Large fire reported in Cormant Township in Kelliher. Area checked thoroughly and no fire located.

Hazards (dangerous), 7:28 p.m.

Complaint of a fire during burn ban on the 9800 block of Fairview Ln. NW. Determined to be recreational and small. No issue. Wildland fire notified.

Hazards (dangerous), 7:04 p.m.

Complaint about burning during a burn ban on Schroeder Rd. and Platt Dr. NW. Fire was extinguished. Information forwarded to DNR Forestry Fire Department.

Burglary, 6:53 p.m.

Reported on the 3500 block of Kimmur Rd. SW.

Found, 5:32 p.m.

Firearm found in road ditch on the 5000 block of Division St. W. Turned into the Sheriff’s Office.

Warrant, 10:00 a.m.

Deputies investigated the report of a male with an arrest warrant on Highway 2. Male was arrested and an adult female was arrested for drug DWI.

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