Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, Jan. 11

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, Jan. 11.


Traffic Stop, 9:59 p.m.

Traffic stop on Lake Blvd. and 10th St. NE. Driver arrested for driving with a canceled license-inimical to public safety.

Disturbing the Peace, 9:07 p.m.

Officer responded to the 2900 block of Pine Ridge Ave. NW for a noise complaint. Contact was made with the subject who agreed to turn his movie down.

Theft, 6:22 p.m.

Theft of shoes and disorderly conduct on the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Security Check, 12:25 a.m.

Officers conducted extra security patrol on the 900 block of 30th St. NW. Removed several and arrested one.


Burglary, 6:30 p.m.

Deputy took report of a theft from a fish house in Bemidji.

Burglary, 5:40 p.m.

Deputy took report of a theft and damage to a fish house in Bemidji.

Weapons Offenses, 1:27 p.m.

Deputies responded to assist Leech Lake Tribal Police with gunshots in the area of Prince of Peace Ln. SE in Cass Lake. Leech Lake Tribal Police cleared prior to arrival. Unable to locate gunshots.

Property Damage, 11:02 a.m.

Damage to all windows of fish house on Lake Bemidji in front of BSU. Pending theft report and cost of repair estimate.

Burglary, 10:24 a.m.

Property damage and theft from fish house on Lake Bemidji out in front of BSU. Pending theft report and cost of repair estimate.

Property Damage, 8:09 a.m.

Property damage to fish houses on Lake Bemidji near the 2500 block of Birchmont Dr. NE. Minor damage and no entry believed to be made.

Assist, 12:52 a.m.

Assist state patrol with a transport from Highway 89 and Hardwoods Rd. NW. Two arrested.

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