Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 11/12-11/14

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Nov. 12, to Sunday, Nov. 14.



Medical, 7:26 p.m.

Overdose medical on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Transported to ER by ambulance.

Violations/Court Orders, 2:16 p.m.

One arrested for HRO violation on the 2400 block of Lake Ave. NE.

Theft, 1:05 p.m.

Theft from vehicle reported on the 2600 block of Bixby Ave. NE.

Theft, 9:26 a.m.

Theft from vehicle reported on the 2500 block of Calihan Ave. NE.

Suspicious, 5:58 a.m.

Subject arrested for an outstanding warrant on Bixby Ave. NE.

Suspicious, 5:38 a.m.

Vehicle tampering, one subject cited, one subject arrested for outstanding warrant on the 1900 block of Birchmont Dr. NE.


Traffic Stop, 7:38 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 1200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Adult male placed under arrest for an outstanding warrant.

Disorderly Conduct, 7:33 p.m.

Officers responded to a removal on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Female party was cleaning on behalf of property management.

Suspicious, 11:56 a.m.

Caller stating she thought someone was carrying a weapon near Lueken’s on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Officers checked the area and no subjects were located matching description. Cleared.

Accident, 11:44 a.m.

Traffic accident on the 3800 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Driver arrested for DWI.

DWI, 2:07 a.m.

Traffic stop on 5th St. NW. Driver arrested.


DWI, 8:39 p.m.

Traffic stop on Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Driver arrested.

Assault, 5:31 p.m.

Report of a possible assault at a daycare.

Theft, 2:27 p.m.

Catalytic converter theft reported on the 1900 block of Hiway Ave. NW.

DWI, 3:50 a.m.

Female individual placed under arrest for DWI on 25th St. and Irvine Ave. NW.

Juvenile/Status Crimes, 2:45 a.m.

One arrested for minor consumption on the 1100 block of 1st. St. E.



Civil, 2:15 p.m.

Deputies responded to the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW for a civil issue. Adult male was arrested for a felony-level warrant.


DWI, 9:22 p.m.

Subject arrested for DWI after going into the ditch on the 24300 block of Kelliher Rd. NE.

Suspicious, 7:25 p.m.

Male was left behind by friends, courtesy ride given to Red Lake line.

Assault, 6:20 p.m.

Subject arrested for domestic assault on Little Norway Ave. SE.

Snowmobile, 4:26 p.m.

Complaint of snowmobile interfering with a deer hunter near Shamrock Ct. NW. Snowmobile left a short time later.


Assault, 5:41 p.m.

Questions regarding locking a person out of the home on Funkley Rd. NE 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!

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