Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 10/16-10/18

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Oct. 16, through Sunday, Oct. 18.



Property Damage, 7:18 a.m.

Property damage to building on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Welfare Check, 2:49 a.m.

Officers responded to the report of a possibly intoxicated male in a vehicle on the 3900 block of Supreme Ct. NW. The male was identified and placed under arrest for an outstanding warrant.


Assault, 11:11 p.m.

Report of a fight on the 2300 block of Calihan Ave. NE. Two arrested.

DWI, 10:37 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 2300 block of Trustar Ave. NW. Two parties arrested on several charges.

Warrant, 9:57 p.m.

Adult female arrested on multiple outstanding warrants on the 600 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. Four gabapentin pills found on her person placed into evidence for destruction.

Warrant, 8:52 p.m.

Officer made contact with an individual who had an outstanding warrant on the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Individual was arrested.

Accident, 3:47 p.m.

Vehicle crash and drug investigation on the 400 block of 15th St. NW. Two arrested.

DWI, 1:57 a.m.

Traffic stop on Roosevelt Rd. and Miles Ave. SE. Adult female arrested for DWI.

Traffic Stop, 12:47 a.m.

Traffic stop on Bemidji Ave. N. One arrested for DWI.


DWI, 8:28 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 2500 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Driver arrested for DWI.

Property Damage, 6:36 p.m.

Officer responded to the report of a rock being thrown through a window on the 800 block of 18th St. NW.

Welfare Check, 6:10 p.m.

Officers responded to a welfare check on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Disorderly Conduct, 1:28 p.m.

Male was arrested for multiple issues on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.



Assist, 8:05 p.m.

K9 assistance to Hubbard COunty for missing person reported on the 10200 block of Co. Rd. 9 in Becida.

Violations/Court Orders, 3:49 p.m.

One arrested for HRO violation on Scenic Highway NE in Blackduck.

DWI, 2:56 p.m.

Adult female arrested for DWI, possession of a controlled substance and warrants on the 13400 block of Irvine Ave. NW.

Theft, 10:42 a.m.

Report of holes shot in a deer stand and trail cameras stolen on the 39900 block of Two Rivers Rd. NE in Kelliher. Under investigation.


Suspicious, 11:34 p.m.

Report of a male passed out behind the wheel on the 5500 block of Island View Dr. NE. Driver arrested for DWI.

Agency Assist, 11:11 p.m.

Large fight on the 2300 block of Calihan Ave. NE. Suspect fled on foot from scene then from law enforcement. Male was arrested.

Suspicious, 3:00 a.m.

Deputy checked on suspicious vehicle on the 500 block of Oak Hills Rd. SE. Female arrested for DWI.

DWI, 1:44 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 50900 block of 279th Ave. Driver arrested for DWI.


Pursuit, 9:00 p.m.

In an attempt of the Sheriff’s Office to arrest a male on his felony warrant, subject fled and a pursuit ensued. The male was ultimately arrested for multiple counts on the 20900 block of Jenkins Rd. SE.

Assist, 4:24 p.m.

Assisted Clearwater County. One arrested on the 600 block of Spirit Ave. NW in Wilton.

Suspicious, 1:53 p.m.

Adult male arrested on a local warrant on Okerlund Rd. SE in Cass Lake.

Assist, 10:29 a.m.

Deputies assisted the Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force with a drug warrant execution on the 1300 block of Lundar Dr. SE.

Traffic Stop, 2:26 a.m.

Traffic stop on Paul Bunyan Dr. and Gemmell Ave. SW. Driver arrested for DWI.

Suspicious, 1:06 a.m.

Check on suspicious male next to a vehicle on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Another male party arrested for drug DWI and possession of a dangerous weapon.


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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