Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, May 20

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, May 20.


Family Crimes, 10:41 p.m.

Officer received a report of possible child abuse and initiated a traffic stop on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Officer observed that there were no small children inside, report unfounded.

Assault, 9:53 p.m.

Report of an assault in progress on Minnesota Ave. and 29th St. NW. Vehicle occupants were arrested.

Disorderly Conduct, 8:52 p.m.

Report of juveniles running through yards on the 900 block of America Ave. NW. Unable to locate juveniles.

Theft, 7:53 p.m.

Officer responded to an attempted theft on the 800 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Individual attempted to steal air conditioner. Air conditioner recovered, unable to locate suspect.

Welfare Check, 1:50 p.m.

An officer checked on an individual that appeared upset on the 600 block of Anne St. NW. The individual reported a disagreement with a significant other but requested no additional assistance.

Assault, 11:13 a.m.

Officer assisted BCSO on the 1300 block of Anne St. NW. One arrested.

Animal, 9:59 a.m.

Nuisance rabbits reported on the 1200 block of Exchange Ave. SE. Information given for local trapper.

Theft, 7:09 a.m.

Theft from vehicle reported on the 9th St. NW.

Theft, 6:01 a.m.

Theft from vehicle reported on the 1000 block of Mississippi Ave. NW.

DWI, 12:33 a.m.

Traffic stop on Pine Ridge Ave. and 23rd St. NW. Adult male arrested for DWI.


Welfare Check, 11:16 p.m.

Request to check welfare of a pedestrian on Highway 2 and Highway 89. Case handled by MN State Patrol.

Disorderly Conduct, 9:22 p.m.

Report of an unruly party at Moen’s campground on the 11800 block of Paper Birch Dr. NE in Tenstrike. Party dispersed and settled.

Burglary, 1:01 p.m.

Deputy took a report of a possible burglary on the 2200 block of Scorpio Ln. NE.

Assist, 12:43 p.m.

One arrested on the 2400 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE.

Fire, 8:25 a.m.

Reported structure fire in Battle River Township. Under investigation.

Assault, 4:44 a.m.

Deputies responded to a domestic and arrested a male for multiple charges on Archery Rd. NW.


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