Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, Aug. 31

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, Aug. 31.


Weapons Offenses, 10:24 p.m.

Officers responded to the report of a possible gunshot in a residential area on S. Lake Irving Dr. SW. Officers thoroughly checked the area and did not locate any signs of distress.

DWI, 9:46 p.m.

Traffic stop on Irvine Ave. and Algoma St. NW. One arrested. Lights on voucher provided.

Assault, 8:39 p.m.

Officer responded to the report of a possible assault victim at an apartment building on America Ave. NW.

Suspicious, 7:53 p.m.

Report of people walking in streets and dancing on sidewalks on the 300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Advised subjects of the complaint.

Suspicious, 3:17 p.m.

Stolen vehicle located on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Driver arrested.

Fire, 2:59 p.m.

Individual was spoken to about a small recreational fire along the shoreline on the 1100 block of Event Center Dr. NE.

Suspicious, 10:03 a.m.

Warrant arrest on 20th St. NW. Subject on bicycle.

Suspicious, 4:33 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a gunshot on Beltrami Ave. and 12th St. NW. Adult male located in the area experiencing a medical emergency.

Suspicious, 1:11 a.m.

Officers responded to a second-hand report of a male possibly brandishing a firearm on the 200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Unfounded.


DWI, 2:01 p.m.

One arrested on the 1300 block of Anne St. NW.

911, 12:16 p.m.

911 hang-up/domestic disturbance/warrant arrest on Tawanaville Ln. SE in Cass Lake.

Fire, 12:25 a.m.

Deputy responded to a residence on fire on the 29900 block of Funkley Rd. NE in Blackduck.

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