Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, Aug. 26

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, Aug. 26.


Welfare Check, 10:57 p.m.

An officer conducted a welfare check on a male throwing his hat and yelling on the 600 block of America Ave. NW. The officer spoke with the male and found he was fine.

Assault, 9:23 p.m.

Officers arrested a male for assault on the 100 block of 3rd St. NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 1:36 p.m.

Spoke with two individuals about city ordinance. They were practicing with a bow and arrow on Lincoln School property.

Medical, 1:33 a.m.

Officers responded to a medical on the 2400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One adult male arrested on two warrants.


Medical, 10:22 p.m.

Medical involving an overdose on Highway 89 and Radar Rd. NW. Two arrested.

Theft, 1:26 p.m.

Deputy spoke with complainant regarding the theft of a political sign from the end of his driveway on the 1500 block of Becida Rd. SW. Did not want to pursue it further, just wanted it documented.

Robbery, 11:33 a.m.

Adult male robbed adult female at residence at knife point. Suspects left in unknown direction of travel. A Ruger Security-9 pistol, sporting goods equipment and a large sum of cash stolen from residence on the 1800 block of Island View Dr. NE. Extra patrol requested in the area.

Burglary, 11:09 a.m.

One arrested for domestic assault in Puposky.

Warrant, 10:35 a.m.

One arrested on the 2200 block of Osprey Ln. SE in Cass Lake.


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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