Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, Oct. 19

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, Oct. 19.


Robbery, 9:09 p.m.

Adult male placed under arrest for aggravated robbery on the 600 block of Miles Ave. SE.

Welfare Check, 3:43 a.m.

Male reported hearing doors open and close on the 1300 block of America Ave. NW. Male was having an alcohol-induced episode. Roommate was found on scene and agreed to care for him.


Fire, 7:23 p.m.

Owner’s combine caught fire unexpectedly on the 800 block of Farmer Dr. NW in Puposky. Extinguished by Alaska Fire Department.

Weapons Offenses, 3:25 p.m.

DNR hunting violation on Flowing Well Rd. NE in Northome. Handled by MN DNR Conservation Officers.

Animal, 8:54 a.m.

Family dog killed by firearm on the 100 block of Spirit Ave. NW in Wilton.

Agency Assist, 3:01 a.m.

Deputies responded to a damaged property complaint on Main St. N in Blackduck. Suspect fled on foot and was unable to be located.

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