Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, Feb. 24

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, Feb. 24.


Disorderly Conduct, 8:09 p.m.

Officer responded to the report of a male attempting to steal a flag on the 300 block of 4th St. NW. It was determined the male was attempting to fix it as it had become stuck in a tree.

Burglary, 7:59 p.m.

Reported on the 2500 block of Phoenix Loop NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 9:51 a.m.

An officer responded to a call of disorderly conduct on the 600 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. The male subject was arrested on a warrant.

Weapons Offenses, 5:46 a.m.

Reported on the 2400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 4:15 a.m.

Caller chased off two youths rummaging through her car on the 800 block of 2nd St. SE. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate anyone.


Fire, 9:45 p.m.

Report of a fire on the 5000 block of Theater Ln. NW. BFD was contacted and the fire was legal and under control.

Assist, 3:19 p.m.

Spoke with DNR conservation officer in reference to controlled substance activity on the 57100 block of Hudec Resort Rd. NE in Waskish. No action by BCSO. One arrested.


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