Bemidji Blotter Tuesday, March 3

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, March 3.


Assist, 11:32 p.m.

Officer assisted with scene security at the 400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. SE for another agency.

Drugs, 1:46 p.m.

Responded to a drug call on the 600 block of Miles Ave. SE. One was arrested on a warrant. No new charges.

Family Matter non-criminal, 10:59 a.m.

Family custody issue– told parties that the court order defining parenting agreements trumped any notes from the other parent.

Drugs, 9:22 a.m.

Officer disposed of a hypodermic needle found on the 800 block of the 26th St. NW.


Warrant, 9:40 p.m.

Male arrested for warrants on the 3700 block of Cardinal Rd. NW.

DWI, 9:23 p.m.

Male arrested for first degree DWI, fifth degree possession of a controlled substance, and ignition interlock violation on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Assault, 4:22 p.m.

Adult male arrested for domestic assault on the 13600 block of Coyote Rd. NW. A separate male was arrested on a warrant.

DWI, 1:52 a.m.

Male arrested for fourth degree DWI on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S.

Traffic Stop, 12:36 a.m.

Traffic stop on Highway 2 and Highway 71 NW. Driver arrested for suspicion of DWI, two children were placed on a social services hold.

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