Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 10/23-10/25

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Oct. 23, to Sunday, Oct. 25.


sunday, oct. 25

Medical, 7:30 p.m.

Officers responded to a possible overdose on the 1000 block of Bemidji Ave. N.

Weapons Offenses, 4:51 p.m.

Reported on 24th St. NW.

Property Damage, 3:40 a.m.

Officer responded to a report of a possible burglary on the 600 block of 4th St. SE. Officer located small property damage to a window.

Civil, 12:05 a.m.

Caller’s boyfriend had guests over she didn’t like and wanted law enforcement to remove them. Caller was advised to speak to her boyfriend herself.

saturday, oct. 24

Medical, 11:33 p.m.

Officers responded to a suspected drug overdose on the 300 block of Railroad St. SW. Subject had fled prior to officer’s arrival and was not located.

Theft, 8:05 p.m.

Report of a stolen vehicle on the 2500 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Juvenile male located and arrested.

Assault, 3:20 p.m.

Officers responded to a report fight on Hannah Ave. and 24th St. NW. Male party arrested for domestic assault.

friday, oct. 23

Found, 4:40 p.m.

Officer found a pair of shoes and alcohol that were abandoned on Grant Ave. and 7th St. SE. Items were discarded.

Warrant, 2:05 a.m.

Adult female arrested on multiple outstanding warrants on the 800 block of America Ave. NW.


sunday, oct. 25

Assault, 5:03 p.m.

A male was arrested for felony domestic assault and a felony warrant on the 5000 block of Theater Ln. NW.

Assist, 12:37 p.m.

Checked a residence on Power Dam Rd. NE in Cass Lake for a federal fugitive.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 3:27 a.m.

Driver arrested for 3rd degree DWI on Blackduck Lake Rd. NE in Blackduck. Infant child placed by social services with a foster family.

Suspicious, 2:11 a.m.

Female arrested for DWI on the 1700 block of Wolf Lake Dr. SE.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 12:10 a.m.

Assisted BPD with a report of a wrong way driver on Highway 2 NW. One arrested.

saturday, oct. 24

Warrant, 2:00 p.m.

Civil paper service on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Two adults arrested for confirmed warrants.

friday, oct. 23

Welfare Check, 7:05 p.m.

Welfare check on Parkers Lake Rd. NE resulting in warrant arrest.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 9:56 a.m.

DOC warrant arrest by Blackduck PD on the 300 block of Main ST. SW in Blackduck.


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!

© 2020 HBI Radio Bemidji, LLC d/b/a Paul Bunyan Broadcasting 502 Beltrami Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601 This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area