Bemidji Blotter Thursday, Feb. 27

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Thursday, Feb. 27.


Warrant, 8:27 p.m.

Three individuals placed under arrest on 30th St. and Ridgeway Ave. NW for felony warrants.

Disturbing the Peace, 7:09 p.m.

Complaint of vulgarity over a loudspeaker on the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Advised a group of the complaint.

Alarm, 6:38 p.m.

Fire alarm activation by burnt popcorn on the 1000 block of Anne St. NW. Handled by Bemidji Fire.

Welfare Check, 5:42 p.m.

Female arrested on a warrant during a welfare check on Middle School Dr. NW and Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Trespass, 2:30 p.m.

Adult male cited and arrested for trespassing at the library.

Harassment, 1:46 p.m.

Caller reported daughter’s SnapChat Account has been locked. Officer referred her to the SnapChat legal website.

Welfare Check, 8:17 a.m.

Welfare check of subject sleeping in car. He was well.


DWI, 8:42 p.m.

Traffic stop on Roosevelt Rd. and Sunnyside Rd. SE. Driver arrested for warrant, Drug DWI, 5th degree possession of a controlled substance and small amount of marijuana.

Suspicious, 1:27 p.m.

Deputy was advised of drug paraphernalia left in a cabin with multiple people staying there. Paraphernalia had been destroyed.



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