Bemidji Weekend Blotter 1/24-1/26

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Jan. 24, to Sunday, Jan. 26.



Agency Assist, 9:03 p.m.

Individual was placed under arrest for DWI on Highway 2.

Warrant, 8:29 p.m.

Female arrested on a warrant on the 1100 block of Park Ave. NW.

Security Check, 6:20 p.m.

Female reported neighbors on 31st St. NW were calling her names and harassing her. Assisted and advised on harassment restraining order process.

Assault, 4:27 p.m.

Male arrested for domestic assault and threats on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave NW.

Suspicious, 12:32 p.m.

Vehicle subjected of a Cass County attempt-to-locate was found in Bemidji on the 1500 block of 5th St. NE.

Disorderly Conduct, 1:50 a.m.

Individuals were placed under arrest for child endangerment on the 200 block of Kay Ave. SE.


Warrant, 11:15 p.m.

Officers arrested female for her warrants on the 700 block of Lincoln Ave. SE.

Warrant, 10:13 p.m.

Individual was placed under arrest for a warrant without incident during a traffic stop on the 1400 block of 30th St. NW. No further actions taken.

Drugs, 8:26 p.m.

Two arrested on the 2400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Warrant, 7:08 p.m.

Male arrested on a warrant on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Male had superficially cut wrists on arrival and was medically cleared at the ER.

Property, 4:55 p.m.

Items located in a stolen vehicle on the 1200 block of 2nd St. SE that did not belong to the owner. Items seized for evidence.

Assault, 3:03 a.m.

Individual was placed under arrest for Domestic Assault and another was placed under arrest for an A&D on the 2700 block of Bemidji Ave. N.

Warrant, 2:50 a.m.

A male was arrested on a warrant on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Disturbing the Peace, 2:13 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a noise disturbance on the 2500 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. One was arrested.

DWI, 12:27 a.m.

Report of a female laying on the road on Irvine Ave. and 26th St. NW. Female transported to the hospital, driver arrested for DWI.


Suspicious, 9:50 p.m.

Complaint of a suspicious person around caller’s house on the 900 block of Mississippi Ave. NW. Determined to be a neighbor, and he was advised to act more appropriately.

Accident, 8:49 p.m.

Three vehicle hit and run on the 1100 block of Event Center Dr. NE. No injuries.

Financial Crimes, 8:02 p.m.

Officer assisted the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office. One was arrested on the 400 block of 15th St. NW.

Accident, 7:35 p.m.

Hit and run on the 2200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. No injuries.

Family Crimes, 12:52 p.m.

Report of a mother yelling at a small child on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One was arrested.

Juvenile/Status Crimes, 1:28 a.m.

Adult male arrested for a minor consume on Norton Ave. and 15th St. NW.



Accident, 9:03 p.m.

Deputy came across a vehicle in the ditch on Highway 2 SW. Tracks were followed leaving the scene, and the driver was ultimately located later hiding. The driver was arrested for DWI.

Traffic Stop, 1:34 p.m.

Traffic stop on Highway 2 and Woodberry Dr. Se. Adult arrested for canceled license-inimical to public safety.

Animal, 12:35 p.m.

Deputies responded to a deceased cow along the road on Moose Rd. and Wolf Lake Dr. SE.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 9:19 a.m.

Caller referred to Minnesota State Patrol. An adult was arrested for DWI on the 3400 block of State Park Rd. NE.

Agency Assist, 1:50 a.m.

Assist Bemidji Police Department with a welfare check and a search warrant on the 200 block of Kay Ave. SE. Two were arrested.


Suspicious, 10:57 p.m.

Deputy checked on a vehicle parked in the intersection of Nebish Rd. and Irvine Ave. Female arrested for warrant and cited.

Warrant, 6:18 p.m.

Warrant arrest on Power Dam Rd. NE in Pennington.

Warrant, 3:32 p.m.

Adult arrested on a local warrant on the 6700 block of Nature Rd. NW.

Theft, 12:46 p.m.

Deputies responded to a burglary complaint on the 200 block of Spirit Ave. NE in Wilton.

DWI, 3:59 a.m.

Reckless vehicle complaint on Olson Rd. and Highway 89 NW. Female arrested for fourth degree DWI.


Assault, 11:25 p.m.

Male arrested for domestic assault on Sunflower Rd. NE in Kelliher.

Agency Assist, 8:02 p.m.

Report of a possible bad check on the 400 block of 15th St. NW. One arrested.

Warrant, 5:39 p.m.

One arrested on a warrant on Highway 71 NW.

Theft, 10:27 a.m.

Theft of money from mailbox on Nelson Lake Rd. NE in Hines.

Theft, 10:15 a.m.

One arrested on Marclay Point Ln. SE in Cass Lake.


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 all the beats in north-central Minnesota, such as local government, crime, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University. You can follow along with Larissa's live tweets of meetings and events on Twitter!

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