Bemidji Blotter Thursday, Feb. 20

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

BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT

DWI, 10:58 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. One arrested for DWI.

Assist, 7:10 p.m.

Officers conducted a weekly check-in of a homeless registered offender.

Assault, 4:34 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of an assault on the 100 block of Anne St. NW.

Violations/Court Orders, 3:43 p.m.

One arrested on the 600 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

Welfare Check, 3:06 a.m.

Welfare check on the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One male arrested on a warrant.

BELTRAMI COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Medical, 10:46 p.m.

Medical reported on the 2200 block of Division St. W. Adult female arrested on a warrant.

DWI, 8:03 p.m.

Traffic stop on Balsam Rd. and Cardinal Rd. NW. Driver arrested for drug DWI, driving after cancellation-inimical to public safety, and fifth degree possession of a controlled substance.

Assist, 6:41 p.m.

Deputy helped change a flat on Highway 71 and Fern St. NW.

Pursuit, 2:56 p.m.

Red Lake Police Department pursuit southbound on Irvine Ave. NW at Lake Julia Dr. Driver and passenger arrested at end of pursuit in Turtle Lake Township.

DWI, 2:22 a.m.

Traffic stop on Balsam Rd. and Eckles Rd. NW. Driver arrested for drug WI, 5th degree controlled substance possession and a warrant. Passenger arrested for obstructing legal process with force, no insurance and allowing the illegal operation of a motor vehicle.

Fire, 1:35 a.m.

Fire reported on the 12000 block of County Rd. 9 in Becida.

Suspicious, 12:44 a.m.

Suspicious person reported on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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