Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, Aug. 11

The following is the summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, Aug. 11.


Assist, 9:18 p.m.

Agency assist on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. One arrested.

DWI, 7:29 p.m.

Traffic stop on Delton Ave. and 28th St. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.

Suspicious, 5:18 p.m.

Officer responded to the report of smoke in the air on 18th St. and Minnesota Ct. NW. No fire located.

Fire, 1:06 p.m.

Recreational fire reported in Nymore against the ban.

Burglary, 8:15 a.m.

Reported on the 700 block of 28th St. NW.


Traffic Stop, 11:58 p.m.

Traffic stop on Washington Ave. and Highway 2 SE. Driver arrested for DAC-IPS and no ignition interlock.

Warrant, 11:56 p.m.

Warrant arrest on Highway 2 and Clearline Rd. NW in Solway.

Traffic Stop, 10:02 p.m.

Traffic stop on 20th St. and Park Ave. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.

Agency Assist, 9:18 p.m.

Assist Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. One arrested.

Agency Assist, 7:29 p.m.

Traffic stop on Delton Ave. and 28th St. NW. Two arrested.

Assist, 5:49 p.m.

Backed up Hubbard County on a traffic stop on Highway 2 SE and 279th Ave. One arrested.

Theft, 5:27 p.m.

Theft of catalytic converters on the 10000 block of Hillcrest Dr. NE.

Sex Crimes, 4:08 p.m.

Subject arrested for criminal sexual conduct on Highway 72 and Artesian Spring Rd. NE in Kelliher.

Assist, 10:54 a.m.

Subject arrested on a warrant on Becida Rd. and Beltrami Line Rd. SW.

Assist, 6:58 a.m.

Drone violations on the 8200 block of Burba Dr. NW.


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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