Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, Sept. 16

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, Sept. 16.


Disorderly Conduct, 11:18 p.m.

Report of intoxicated male keeping his children from sleeping on 3rd St. SE. Officer gave male a courtesy ride to a family member’s residence.

DWI, 10:34 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Driver arrested for DWI and possession of a controlled substance.

Assault, 5:14 p.m.

One arrested on Highway 71 and Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Assist, 10:19 a.m.

Child locked in vehicle on Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Vehicle unlocked by local tow company.

Animal, 7:56 a.m.

Bear in area of the 64000 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Information for the DNR passed along.

Violations/Court Orders, 5:13 a.m.

Male arrested for DANCO violation and other charges on the 900 block of Mississippi Ave. NW.


Theft, 11:07 a.m.

Deputy spoke with a store owner on the 4800 block of Jones Town Hall Rd. NW in Solway regarding the theft of lottery tickets by an employee. pending further information from complainant.

Theft, 9:08 a.m.

Deputy took a complaint of stolen political signs on the 14500 block of Mosey Ln. NW.

Agency Assist, 5:13 a.m.

Assisted Bemidji Police Department on the 900 block of Mississippi Ave. NW. One arrested.

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