Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, May 24

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, May 24.


Other, 9:44 p.m.

Upset male followed officer and asked questions on Jefferson Ave. and Carr Lake Rd. SW.

Animal, 8:11 p.m.

Officer answered questions regarding a dangerous dog on the 2500 block of Phoenix Loop NW.

Juvenile/Status Crimes, 7:22 p.m.

Complaint of juveniles peeing outside and harassing other neighbor kids on Conifer Ave. NW. Officer responded to the area, did not locate juveniles.

Theft, 3:10 p.m.

Officer took a report of a possible theft on the 900 block of Washington Ave. S.

Suspicious, 12:56 p.m.

Complaint of neighbor acting strange on the 2900 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Complainant advised to report issues to building management.

Accident, 12:16 p.m.

Report of possible hit-and-run vehicle accident on the 2600 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.


Trespass, 6:50 p.m.

Report of trespassing on Old Long Lake Rd. NW. Extra patrol in the area requested.

Assault, 6:34 p.m.

Reported in Cass Lake.

Fire, 4:03 p.m.

Non-injury structure fire contained to rear portion of the garage on the 2700 block of Forest View Dr. NE. No nefarious activity discovered.

Animal, 12:04 p.m.

Report of small non-aggressive bear in the area of the 3500 block of Butterfly Dr. NW. Complainant referred to Mn DNR for animal relocation assistance.

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