Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, July 15

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, July 15.


Suspicious, 10:28 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on the 2400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. A female was arrested for DWI.

Welfare Check, 9:27 p.m.

Officer responded to a welfare check on the 1100 block of America Ave. NW. Officer spoke with homeowner in regards to juveniles on roof.

Welfare Check, 6:26 p.m.

Officer responded to a welfare check on the 400 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Officer was advised individual had outstanding warrant. Individual was arrested.

Disorderly Conduct, 1:26 p.m.

An individual was arrested for trespassing on the 400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Civil, 9:33 a.m.

Caller from out of town wanted a subject that had been living with brother removed from brother’s trailer on the 2600 block of Delton Ave. NW. Officer advised this could not be done.

Disorderly Conduct, 7:43 a.m.

Caller reported suspicious male throwing garbage at vehicles leaving McDonald’s South. Intoxicated male spoken to about his behavior.

Medical, 5:20 a.m.

Officers assisted EMS with a possible assault victim. No suspects at this time.


Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 11:59 p.m.

Driving complaint on Roosevelt Rd. SE and Popple Dr. SE. Driver arrested for suspicion of drug DWI.

911, 10:02 p.m.

911 hang up, domestic assault on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW. Probable cause for arrest issued.

Theft, 7:39 p.m.

Suspected theft from a mailbox reported on the 19300 block of Swallow Dr. SE in Cass Lake.

Burglary, 6:12 p.m.

Burglary reported on the 3400 block of Division St. W.

Welfare Check, 7:23 a.m.

Deputy checked on a child reported to be walking down the highway in the ditch. Child was walking his dog, was standing in his driveway when contact was made.

Suspicious, 2:32 a.m.

Deputy located an open door on a vehicle at a body shop on the 100 block of Oscar Ave. NW in Blackduck.

Suspicious, 12:13 a.m.

Male arrested for ineligible possession of a firearm on the 1100 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE.

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.

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