Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, Jan. 13

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, Jan. 13.


Property Damage, 8:53 p.m.

Officers responded to a property damage call on the 2900 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Assist, 5:23 p.m.

Officers assisted Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force with a search warrant on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. One individual arrested on outstanding warrant.

Disorderly Conduct, 3:57 p.m.

Male was placed under arrest for public nuisance on the 600 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S.

Disorderly Conduct, 3:13 p.m.

Removed intoxicated male from the front entrance vestibule at Lincoln elementary School. Individual was dropped off per request at McDonald’s.

Accident, 2:18 p.m.

Vehicle struck building on the 1300 block of Anne St. NW. No injuries.


Fire, 10:00 p.m.

Fire reported on the 2900 block of Van Buren Ave. SE.

Medical, 9:52 p.m.

Overdose reported in Bemidji.

Assault, 7:21 p.m.

One arrested for domestic assault on 15th St. NW.

Medical, 10:22 a.m.

Deputies responded to an overdose in Bemidji.

Fire, 8:22 a.m.

Deputies responded to a structure fire on the 3400 block of Boston Lake Rd. NW in Puposky.


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