Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 1/28-1/30

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Jan. 28, through Sunday, Jan. 30.



Assist, 10:59 p.m.

One arrested on Paul Bunyan Dr. SE.

Assault, 8:16 p.m.

Officer responded to an assault at the Beltrami County Jail.

Assault, 4:46 p.m.

Patient assaulted nurses at the hospital.

Theft, 9:35 a.m.

Numerous tools stolen from the back of a pickup truck in the driveway of a residence on the 1600 block of 1st St. E.

Found, 9:13 a.m.

Found .22 magazine in between the mattress in one of the hotel rooms on the 400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. SE.

Alarm, 5:22 a.m.

Report of fire extinguisher sprayed in a vacant apartment on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.


Theft, 9:54 p.m.

Shoplifting complaint on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Male arrested on a confirmed warrant.

DWI, 9:40 p.m.

Welfare check/traffic stop on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Driver arrested for DWI and out-of-county warrant.

Suspicious, 9:26 p.m.

Caller observed a suspicious person near her residence on the 900 block of Carter Circle. SE on multiple occasions. Caller requested extra patrol.

Fire, 6:14 p.m.

Officers responded to a possible chimney fire on the 1000 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. No active flames were observed. Bemidji Fire responded to handle the call.

Theft, 11:13 a.m.

Theft of a backpack from an employee of Bemidji Hotel on the 2400 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Suspect was located but did not have any stolen property.

Suspicious, 11:09 a.m.

Officer located a stolen trailer at Industrial Park Dr. and Pioneer St. SE.

Traffic Stop, 3:04 a.m.

Officer conducted a traffic stop on Roosevelt Rd. and Doberman Ct. SE. Driver arrested for cancelled license-IPS.

Traffic Stop, 2:10 a.m.

Officer stopped a vehicle for driving with no lights on Calihan Ave. NE. Driver arrested on a local warrant.

Medical, 12:03 a.m.

Overdose on the 600 block of Patriot Dr. NW.


Theft, 6:02 p.m.

Officer took a trailer theft report on the 1300 block of Naylor Dr. SE. Trailer was later recovered.

Warrant, 11:09 a.m.

Subject with federal arrest warrant located and arrested on the 900 block of 26th St. NW.

Medical, 4:36 a.m.

Officers responded to a possible overdose on the 1300 block of Bixby Ave. NE.



Animal, 10:52 a.m.

Neighbor dogs causing mischief with someone’s garbage cans on the 300 block of Grand Ave. SW in Wilton.

DWI, 10:40 a.m.

Traffic stop on Cardinal Rd. and Feelinrite Ln. NW. Adult male arrested for drug DWI.

DWI, 1:59 a.m.

Removal request for an intoxicated male party on 1st St. NE in Blackduck. One male arrested for DWI.


Assist, 11:25 p.m.

Assist DNR on Lokken Rd. and Everts Rd. NE in Tenstrike. Adult arrested for DWI.

Accident, 9:09 p.m.

Deputy took the report of a hit and run accident on Artesian Spring Rd. and No Name Ln. NE in Kelliher.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 1:56 a.m.

Vehicle very in the ditch on Roosevelt Rd. and Drop Tine Ln. SE.


Disorderly Conduct, 9:19 p.m.

Deputy responded to a disorderly conduct complaint. Adult male arrested for multiple offenses.

Medical, 7:11 a.m.

Medical OD in Bemidji. Transport by EMS.

Theft, 4:44 a.m.

Stolen snowmobile reported on the 600 block of Carr Lake Rd. SE.

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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