Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, May 12

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, May 12.


Fire, 9:39 p.m.

Reported on Delton Ave. NW.

Weapons Offenses, 6:11 p.m.

Reported on the 600 block of 23rd St. NW.

Theft, 3:21 p.m.

One arrested on the 2600 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Warrant, 6:16 a.m.

Search warrant pertaining to an investigation on the 700 block of 22nd St. NW.

Assault, 1:45 a.m.

Adult male arrested for domestic assault on Bemidji Ave. N. Danger assessment score of 8.

Violations/Court Orders, 12:41 a.m.

Caller reported a possible domestic situation on Grant Ave. SE. Adult male arrested for OFP violation.

Theft, 12:09 a.m.

Caller reported suspects stealing a bike downtown at 3rd St. and Beltrami Ave. NW, loading it into a silver minivan. Owner of the bike was a passenger in the van.


Assault, 3:18 p.m.

Report of an intoxicated female on the 2100 block of Adams Ave. NW. One male and one female arrested. Three children placed on a 72-hour hold with a family member.

Weapons Offenses, 9:36 a.m.

Deputies responded to the 22900 block of Power Dam Rd. NE in Cass Lake on the report of gunshots heard.

Theft, 8:48 a.m.

Theft of a backpack from a vehicle on the 4600 block of Birdsview Ln. NW. No suspects at this time.

Welfare Check, 7:08 a.m.

Welfare check on a male party on Highway 71 and Wildwood Rd. NE. Male arrested for warrants.

Assist, 2:37 a.m.

Driver from fleeing motor vehicle fled on foot on the 51600 block of Highway 71 S. Male was apprehended with use of K9.



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