Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 1/27-1/29

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Jan. 27, through Sunday, Jan. 29.



Assault, 6:14 p.m.

Adult male stabbing victim transported to ER from the 700 block of Patriot Dr. NW.

Harassment, 3:27 p.m.

Officer assisted a local business on prank phone calls being received on the 1200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Nothing further was requested.

Theft, 2:08 p.m.

Adult male “push out” of a TV on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Assist, 10:37 a.m.

Report of a stolen vehicle, vehicle was at Dollar General on the 1000 block of Washington Ave. S and returned to owner.


DWI, 7:22 p.m.

Traffic stop on Washington Ave. and Roosevelt Rd. SE. Driver arrested for DWI.

Suspicious, 6:45 p.m.

Officers responded to the report of a male knocking on the complainant’s house on the 600 block of 3rd St. SE. Intoxicated adult male located and was looking for help to try and find a different address. No criminal activity observed.

Theft, 11:09 a.m.

Officer took a report of a theft from a vehicle on the 900 block of 26th St. NW.

Theft, 10:32 a.m.

Vehicle was entered on the 1200 block of 30th St. NW, nothing taken no damage.

Juvenile/Status Crimes, 10:15 a.m.

Mother found out juvenile daughter had been drinking at bars in town on the 100 block of 3rd St. NW.

Suspicious, 12:44 a.m.

Checked on suspicious vehicle on the 1000 block of Washington Ave. S. One male arrested.


Fire, 8:34 p.m.

Assist BFD with stove fire at apartment building on the 600 block of Justice Rd. NW.

Warrant, 8:13 p.m.

Self turn-in warrant arrest on Minnesota Ave. NW.

Assist, 7:32 p.m.

Officers answered caller’s questions about a local warrant for her ex.

Medical, 6:29 p.m.

Report of a male overdosing on the 3900 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Male was alert and breathing. Transported by EMS.

Medical, 3:18 p.m.

Officers assisted Bemidji Fire with a report of a choking baby on Ash Ave. NW. Baby found to be OK.

Assault, 8:30 a.m.

A juvenile was placed under arrest for assault on the 2900 block of Division St. W.



Harassment, 7:12 p.m.

Complainant believes family members are conspiring against him, no proof found in Tenstrike.

Welfare Check, 4:54 p.m.

Deputies responded to a welfare check of three juveniles outside without proper clothing on Alps Ct. NW.

DWI, 1:28 a.m.

Adult arrested for DWI and drivers license status violation on the 5700 block of Nature Rd. NW.


Traffic Stop, 11:07 p.m.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Carr Lake Rd. and Jefferson Ave. SW for obstructed license plate. Driver arrested for multiple warrants and DWI.

Assault, 2:58 a.m.

Report of a domestic assault in Red Lake. Probable cause issued for the arrest of the male.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 1:28 a.m.

Traffic stop on Irvine Ave. and Continental Ct. NW. Multiple arrested for warrants and a drug DWI.


DWI, 8:31 p.m.

Vehicle stopped on the 1800 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW for the male driver having an active warrant and DAC-IPS driving status. The male driver was arrested for DAC-IPS, DWI and warrant.

Civil, 1:37 p.m.

Deputy answered question pertaining to trespassing snowmobiles cutting across property onto the lake on the 23800 block of Pleasant Valley Rd. NW in Puposky.

Disorderly Conduct, 1:16 p.m.

Complaint of a mother’s son causing damage to property on the 2100 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE. As a result of the complaint, one adult male was taken into custody.

Hazards (dangerous), 12:45 p.m.

Elderly female came tot he law enforcement center to turn in fireworks she found on her farm on the 4300 block of Van Buren Ave. SE.

Family Matter-non Criminal, 11:14 a.m.

Subject called stating that law enforcement needed to buy him a cell phone in Tenstrike.

Suspicious, 8:23 a.m.

An anonymous complaint of an adult licensed Beltrami County daycare provider allegedly neglecting her child and clients in Blackduck.

DWI, 8:11 a.m.

Deputy responded to a slumped driver on Paul Miller Ln. and Archery Rd. NW. One adult male arrested for DWI. One adult female arrested for outstanding warrant.

SWAT, 7:50 a.m.

SWAT. One arrested on the 19500 block of Mission Rd. 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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