Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, Jan. 22

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


DWI, 11:39 p.m.

A welfare check was done on a male sitting in a vehicle on the 1200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. The male was later arrested for being in control of a motor vehicle while impaired.

Assist, 10:31 p.m.

Agency assist on a search warrant on the 200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Male and female were arrested and a child was placed on a 72-hour hold.

Traffic Stop, 10:07 p.m.

Multiple individuals were placed under arrest for multiple charges on the 1000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Theft, 7:26 p.m.

Individuals were placed under arrest for multiple charges on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Disturbing the Peace, 6:10 p.m.

Female was arrested on a warrant during a noise complaint investigation on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Public Relations, 5:19 p.m.

Information provided about a town hall meeting at the Hampton Inn with a Republican speaker.

Suspicious, 4:54 p.m.

Caller reported an unknown female had yelled at her in the alley on the 300 block of 15th St. NW.

Suspicious, 1:11 p.m.

Caller stated there is a lot of traffic going towards a residence on the 2500 block of Irvine Ave. NW and they are concerned this may be drug activity. Referred to Task Force.

Violations/Court Orders, 4:03 a.m.

Adult male arrested for a domestic abuse no contact order violation on the 2400 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

DWI, 3:42 a.m.

Officer conducted a traffic stop for a suspended object on the 2400 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. One adult female arrested for DWI.


Other, 6:07 p.m.

Intoxicated male party calling 911 from the 500 block of 18th St. He was advised not to call 911 unless he had an emergency.

Assault, 4:39 p.m.

Assault on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. One adult arrested.

Burglary, 3:09 p.m.

Burglary reported on the 22100 block of Pleasant Valley Rd. NW in Puposky.

Other, 2:20 a.m.

Individual provided law enforcement with non-descriptive information about a possible suspect from a detective show he saw on TV.

Traffic Stop, 12:29 a.m.

Traffic stop on Highway 2 W and Moberg Dr. NW. Driver was arrested on a warrant and cited for driving after revocation.

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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