Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, May 6

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, May 6.


Theft, 11:36 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a theft from a vehicle on the 2500 block of Birchmont Dr. NE.

Security Check, 9:11 p.m.

Extra patrol after reported drug activity on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 7:16 p.m.

Officer spoke to individual about throwing items into the street on the 500 block of Bemidji Ave N. Individual stated he understood.

Fire, 6:01 p.m.

Reported on the 1700 block of Lake Ave NE.

Welfare Check, 1:42 p.m.

Welfare check on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One arrested.

Animal, 8:41 a.m.

Nuisance dogs on walking trail on the 400 block of Lake Shore Dr. NE.

Medical, 4:29 a.m.

Officers responded to a drug overdose on the 400 block of Wood Ave SE. Patient was transported by EMS.


Suspicious, 11:25 p.m.

Suspicious activity reported on Bemidji Ave and White Pine St. NE.

Traffic Stop, 9:07 p.m.

Traffic stop on Chokecherry Dr. and Long Lake Dr. NE. Driver arrested for drug DWI and drug possession.

Violations/Court Orders, 8:05 p.m.

Male arrested for violation of a court order on the 10500 block of Jade Dr. SW.

Theft, 4:34 p.m.

Deputy took a report of a stolen bike on the 112900 block of Wildwood Rd. NE.

Suspicious, 1:06 p.m.

Caller reported unknown person walking in neighborhood on the 5000 block of Summerset Ln. SE.

Hazards (dangerous), 10:43 a.m.

Deputy took a complaint of a low flying plain on the 39600 block of Shiloh Dr. NE in Kelliher.

Burglary, 7:19 a.m.

Report of an attempted burglary on the 19000 block of Binder Dr. NW in Shevlin.


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