Bemidji Weekend Blotter 1/31-2/2

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Jan. 31, to Sunday, Feb. 2.



Violations/Cout Orders, 9:02 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a court order violation on the 2600 block of Delton Ave. NW. One adult male was arrested.

Theft, 8:20 p.m.

Officers assisted with a follow up on a report of stolen vehicle tabs on the 900 block of 26th St. NW. Officers took report.

Theft, 2:02 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of theft from a vehicle on the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Suspects were located and arrested.

Theft, 12:09 p.m.

Officers spoke with complainant about possible items being stolen from a vehicle. Complainant informed officers no assistance was needed.

Hazards (Dangerous), 4:33 a.m.

Gas leak reported by renter of an apartment building on the 1600 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Gas shut off by Bemidji Fire. MN Energy advised.

Disorderly Conduct, 1:04 a.m.

Report of several youths play fighting in the road on the 400 block of 15th St. NW. Gone on arrival, unable to locate.

Weapons Offenses, 12:51 a.m.

Caller reported seeing the driver of a vehicle waving a gun on Pine Ridge Ave. and 30th St. NW. The described vehicle was not located.

Agency Assist, 12:40 a.m.

Officers backed up the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office during a felony stop of a reported stolen vehicle on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Driver arrested on multiple charges.


Assault, 6:13 a.m.

Assault reported at the 3900 block of Irvine Ave. NW. One arrested.

Suspicious, 6:01 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a suspicious male on the 1300 block of Anne St. NW. Male was arrested on multiple warrants.


Suspicious, 10:16 a.m.

Photographer waiting for customer on the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Assist, 1:48 a.m.

Officer turned off stove at residence on the 1000 block of America Ave. NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 12:44 a.m.

Officers arrested one adult and one juvenile on warrants on 30th St. and Park Ave. NW.



DWI, 9:49 p.m.

Traffic stop on Sullivan Dr. and Eckles Rd. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.

Violations/Court Orders, 8:20 p.m.

Male arrested for violation of a court order on the 2400 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE.

DWI, 7:05 p.m.

Traffic stop on Bemidji Ave. and Lakewood Dr. NW resulting in the driver being arrested for DWI and displaying stolen registration.

911, 5:47 p.m.

911 open line. Eighteen-month-old child claimed responsibility.

911, 1:33 p.m.

Deputies responded to a complaint of a physical domestic assault in progress. Male subject was arrested for domestic assault and outstanding warrant and transported to the jail.

Suspicious, 6:59 a.m.

Female arrested on 3rd St. SW in Wilton.

DWI, 3:35 a.m.

Deputy checked on a vehicle on Paul Bunyan Dr. Driver was arrested for DWI.

Suspicious, 12:40 a.m.

Deputy located a possible stolen vehicle on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Driver arrested for drug DWI.


Disorderly Conduct, 11:02 p.m.

Disorderly male causing problems on Kappes Ln. SE in Cass Lake. Male was arrested for warrants and giving a false name to law enforcement.

DWI, 8:19 p.m.

Traffic stop on Allens Bay Dr. and Kappes Ln. SE in Cass Lake. Driver arrested for drug DWI and a probation violation.

Traffic Stop, 8:08 p.m.

Traffic stop on 23rd St. and Birchmont Dr. NE. Driver arrested for DWI.

Traffic Stop, 4:12 a.m.

Traffic stop on Highway 2 and Division St. W. Driver was arrested for DWI, and two passengers were also arrested for probation violations.


Traffic Stop, 7:11 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 13300 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Driver arrested for outstanding warrant and cited for driving after revocation.

Welfare Check, 5:43 p.m.

Deputies responded to the 5700 block of Balsam Rd. NW for a welfare check of a male. Male assaulted Deputy and was placed under arrest.

Assault, 9:23 a.m.

Report of domestic assault on the 5000 block of Theater Ln. NW. One arrested, charges forwarded to the county attorney.

Dead Body, 6:51 a.m.

Death investigation of an adult male.


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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