Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, March 22

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


Traffic Stop, 9:51 p.m.

Traffic stop on Paul Bunyan Dr. SE and Roosevelt Rd. SE. Multiple individuals placed under arrest.

Accident, 6:07 p.m.

Officer investigated a hit-and-run on the 1100 block of Dewey Ave. NE.

Assist, 1:05 p.m.

Assist task force on the 600 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. One arrested.

Suspicious, 8:17 a.m.

Officer took a report of unusual comments from a male party on 4th St. SE regarding conspiracy theories with a power company.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 1:57 a.m.

Abandoned vehicle in middle of traffic lane on 2nd St. and Lincoln Ave. SE. Vehicle towed to Ellis.

Disturbing the Peace, 1:50 a.m.

Caller reported vehicle revving engine on 15th St. and America Ave. NW. Vehicle was stuck in snow. No action taken.

DWI, 12:23 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One arrested.


Harassment, 3:28 p.m.

Deputy took report of multiple prank calls on Three Mile Rd. NE in Blackduck.

Animal, 1:34 p.m.

Cat bite on the 1300 block of Anne St. NW. Stray cat at large.

Agency Assist, 1:05 p.m.

Assist Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force on the 600 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. One arrested.

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