Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, Dec. 22

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, Dec. 22.


Assault, 11:53 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a domestic assault on Washington Ave. S. One adult male was arrested for felony domestic assault by strangulation.

Assist, 11:39 p.m.

Officers assisted the MN State Patrol with a traffic stop on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. One arrested.

DWI, 8:31 p.m.

Traffic stop on 34th St. and Park Ave. NW. Multiple individuals placed under arrest.

DWI, 1:45 a.m.

Traffic stop for expired registration on Irvine Ave. and 5th St. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.


DWI, 7:48 p.m.

Traffic stop on Roosevelt Rd. and Okerlund Rd. SE in Cass Lake. Female arrested for multiple warrants, third-degree DWI, fifth-degree drugs and DAR.

Accident, 6:04 p.m.

Assist state patrol with rollover on Highway 2 and Cardinal Rd. NW.

DWI, 2:01 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 5000 block of Theater Ln. NW. Driver arrested for DWI and possession of a controlled substance.

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