Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 1/29-1/31

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Jan. 29, to Sunday, Jan. 31.



Suspicious, 11:10 p.m.

Officer responded to a suspicious male in a dumpster on the 200 block of 3rd St. NW. Subject was advised to clean the garbage up and leave the area.

Warrant, 9:57 p.m.

Officer made a local warrant arrest on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

DWI, 2:30 a.m.

Adult male arrested for DWI on Irvine Ave. and 30th St. NW.

DWI, 2:02 a.m.

Officers responded to a vehicle complaint on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Adult male arrested following a pursuit.


DWI, 10:08 p.m.

Traffic stop on Bemidji Ave and 17th St. NE. Driver arrested for DWI.

DWI, 8:05 p.m.

Caller reported disorderly conduct on the 6000 block of Bemidji Ave. N. An adult male was arrested for DWI. Male released to sober party.

DWI, 7:50 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 100 block of Convenience Ln. SW. Driver arrested for DWI.

Suspicious, 4:04 a.m.

Reports of shots fired in residential area on the 1400 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Officers investigated and found fireworks in the middle of the roadway.

DWI, 12:48 a.m.

Officer stopped a vehicle for multiple infractions on Irvine Ave. and 4th St. NW. Adult male arrested and released to sober party for DWI.


DWI, 10:45 p.m.

Traffic stop on Rako St. and Washington Ave. S. Driver and passenger arrested on multiple charges.

Theft, 10:20 a.m.

Theft of master keys reported on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.



Violations/Court Orders, 5:32 p.m.

Male arrested for DANCO violation at Pine Ridge Apartments.

Assist, 11:46 a.m.

Deputy assisted Hubbard County on a traffic stop on the 51000 block of Wind Flower Dr. Subject arrested after resisting arrest.

Agency Assist, 2:02 a.m.

Deputies assisted with arrest after pursuit on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.


Theft, 6:11 p.m.

Report of stolen vehicle on the 1200 block of Little Norway Ave. SE.

Traffic Stop, 1:05 p.m.

Adult arrested for DWI and later released on the 8700 block of Irvine Ave. NW.

Theft, 10:00 a.m.

Theft of catalytic converter reported on the 6900 block of Fairgrounds Rd. NW.


Assault, 11:01 p.m.

Adult daughter arrested for domestic assault in Hines.

Welfare Check, 3:32 p.m.

Deputies responded to a welfare check request on the 400 block of Archery Rd. NW. One female was arrested for felony DOC warrant.

Theft, 2:24 p.m.

Deputy received a report of vehicle theft on the 2100 block of 5th St. NE.

Traffic Stop, 2:41 a.m.

Traffic stop on Beltrami Ave. and 14th St. NW. Driver arrested on suspicion of DWI.


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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