Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, Dec. 9

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, Dec. 9.


Medical, 7:05 p.m.

Officers responded to a drug overdose on the 1300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

Theft, 6:58 p.m.

Reported theft of a package on the 300 block of 26th St. NW.

Violations/Court Orders, 3:24 a.m.

Officers responded to an OFP violation on Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Male arrested.

DWI, 12:59 a.m.

Traffic stop on Minnesota Ave. and 13th St. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.


Assist, 8:36 p.m.

Motorist assist on the 200 block of Spirit Ave. NW in Wilton. Adult male arrested for warrant.

Drugs, 8:09 p.m.

Red Lake Police Department arrested a male party for suspected drug activity at the Red Lake casino. The non-band member was transferred into the custody of the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office. Charges pending further investigation.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 10:08 a.m.

Report of a chair on the roadway on Highway 71 and One Mile Rd. NE. Unable to locate.

DWI, 10:14 a.m.

Male on the 100 block of Centerline Rd. N in Solway requested to speak to a deputy about a hacker. Adult male arrested for drug DWI.

Welfare Check, 6:52 a.m.

Welfare check requested on the 13400 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Subject was okay, but arrested on a warrant.

Violations/Court Orders, 3:24 a.m.

Deputy investigating a suspicious vehicle on Paul Bunyan Dr. NW ultimately uncovered an unrelated OFP violation. One arrested.



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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