Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 11/18-11/20

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Nov. 18, through Sunday, Nov. 20.



Theft, 8:53 p.m.

Officers responded to the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW on a report of theft. Suspects were arrested and found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and illegal substances.

Theft, 1:58 p.m.

Vehicle theft report on the 1100 block of Dewey Ave. NE.


Suspicious, 11:10 p.m.

Suspicious footprints and video footage of subject in yard on the 800 block of 14th St. NW. Suspect identified to be subject in separate case.

Assault, 8:16 p.m.

Officers called to a local residence on Irvine Ave. NW for a report of an active domestic assault. One arrested.

Accident, 6:13 p.m.

Officers responded to a hit-and-run accident at a local restaurant on the 200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Assist, 9:48 a.m.

Assist ex-boyfriend in retrieving his computer on Park Ave. NW.

Theft, 5:59 a.m.

Vehicle in the ditch on 15th St. and Middle School Dr. NW turned out to be stolen. Reunited with owner.

Burglary, 5:38 a.m.

Officer responded to the 1000 block of 15th St. NW on report of a suspicious person. One male identified. Charges forwarded.

DWI, 2:25 a.m.

Traffic stop for no headlights after sunset on America Ave. and 3rd St. NW. Female driver arrested for DWI.


Civil, 8:38 p.m.

Officers spoke with a complainant reporting the transfer of communicable disease on the 800 block of 2nd St. SE.

911, 1:57 p.m.

Officer responded to the 1600 block of Norton Ave. NW for a 911 open line. Officer located elderly male with phone in pocket. Everything fine.

Warrant, 10:52 a.m.

Assisted probation office on a search of a residence on Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Property Damage, 9:17 a.m.

Vehicle was egged sometime during the night on the 1100 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Does not appear to be any damage to the vehicle.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 7:06 a.m.

Officer responded to 10th St. and Bemidji Ave. N to a report of a manhole cover dislodged. Cover was put back into place.



Harassment, 8:07 p.m.

Complainant admitted he made a fictitious report of threats on Thorsonveien Dr. NE.

Dead Body, 7:26 p.m.

Deputies responded to a suicidal male at his Bemidji residence.

Property Damage, 1:08 p.m.

Broken stained glass window on the 4400 block of Eckles Rd. NW. East side of the church.

Welfare Check, 5:20 a.m.

Welfare check on female in Bemidji. Female transported to hospital for mental health evaluation. Boyfriend arrested for warrant.


DWI, 6:54 p.m.

Adult arrested for DWI, warrants, driving IPS and felon in possession on the 100 block of Liberty Dr. NE in Blackduck.

Animal, 5:49 p.m.

Deputies responded to a possible hunting accident involving a horse on the 16400 block of Andrusia Rd. SE in Cass Lake.

Property Damage, 11:18 a.m.

Report of a house being egged on the 1300 block of Averi Cir. NW.

DWI, 1:36 a.m.

Deputies responded to a crash on Sandpiper Rd. and Sumac Rd. NE in Turtle River. Adult arrested for DWI.


Traffic Stop, 9:04 p.m.

Traffic stop resulted in the seizure of suspected narcotics on the 100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Charges pending.

Traffic Stop, 7:51 p.m.

Adult arrested for warrant on Roosevelt Rd. and Little Norway Ave. SE. Transported to Cass County.

Property Damage, 12:43 p.m.

Complaint of eggs being thrown at complainant’s residence on the 3200 block of Johnson St. NW last evening. No suspects at this time.

Dead Body, 11:24 a.m.

Deputies responded to an unresponsive adult male in Bemidji. Subject was declared deceased. Death investigation pending.

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