Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, Aug. 17

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, Aug. 17.


DWI, 7:35 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 2200 block of Division St. W. Multiple arrested.

Suspicious, 6:02 p.m.

Report of a suspicious person wielding a knife on the 500 block of Mississippi Ave. NW. Officers searched the area, unable to locate.

Sex Crimes, 4:33 p.m.

Officer took a report of a sexual assault on Birchmont Dr. NE.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 4:06 p.m.

Officers took a report of an intoxicated driver on Norton Ave. and 15th St. NW. The driver was located and arrested for DWI.

Public Relations, 3:16 p.m.

Extra patrol on the 300 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Downtown waterfront.


Assist, 7:12 p.m.

Assisted state patrol on a traffic stop on Highway 2 and Buttercup Ln. NW. One arrested.

Weapons Offenses, 2:53 p.m.

Report of gunshots on Camp Cassaway Ct. SE in Pennington. Handled by LLTPD.

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