Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 12/11-12/13

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Dec. 11, to Sunday, Dec. 13.



Theft, 8:05 p.m.

Report of theft from a vehicle on the 1700 block of Bemidji Ave. N.

Medical, 6:20 p.m.

One arrested on the 2800 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

Assault, 5:25 a.m.

Report of an assault on the 5200 block of 20th St. NW. Two people arrested.


Trespass, 3:29 a.m.

Officer responded to the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S to a possible theft. One arrested.

DWI, 2:16 a.m.

Traffic stop on Justice Rd. and Irvine Ave. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.

Assault, 12:05 a.m.

Officers responded to a 911 hang up on the 400 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Two arrested.


Traffic Stop, 10:12 p.m.

Driver arrested on warrant, cited for driving after revocation, on Irvine Ave. and 25th St. NW.

DWI, 9:53 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. SE. Driver arrested for DWI.

DWI, 8:48 p.m.

Traffic stop on Irvine Ave. and 14th St. NW, driver arrested for DWI.

Disorderly Conduct, 7:12 p.m.

Remove one on the 200 block of 4th St. NW. One male arrested for obstructing legal process, one female arrested on outstanding out of county warrants.

Medical, 3:50 p.m.

Officer arrived to a report of an overdose on the 1200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. The male was given medical attention and transported to the hospital by EMS.

Pursuit, 2:12 p.m.

Vehicle pursuit on the 400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. SE.

Theft, 11:47 a.m.

Theft from shed reported on the 1100 block of Park Ave. NW.

Assault, 2:50 a.m.

Officers responded to a domestic disturbance. One individual arrested.

Violations/Court Orders, 12:33 a.m.

Adult male arrested for OFP violation.



911, 12:07 p.m.

Deputies responded to a report of a 911 call with a crying female in the background. Female was found to not be in need of emergency services and had an active out-of-county warrant.


Suspicious, 11:15 p.m.

Report of a suspicious male party running through the Pine Valley Mobile Home park on the 400 block of Archery Rd. NW causing issues.

Suspicious, 9:01 a.m.

Unfounded report of a suspicious vehicle lead to the discovery of a legally parked, unoccupied, secured vehicle in the public parking lot of Jones Town Hall. Registered owner of the vehicle advised. Caller reported the vehicle as suspicious because it was a dirty car with dried mud on it.

Suspicious, 8:26 a.m.

Deputy responded to a complaint on the 11400 block of Eckles Rd. NW of an unknown male subject wandering through the complainant’s yard.

Warrant, 6:49 a.m.

Male subject arrested for warrants and a DANCO violation.

Traffic Stop, 3:28 a.m.

Deputy conducted traffic stop on a vehicle involved in shoplifting complaint. Driver arrested for drug DWI and drug possession on Roosevelt Rd. and Pershing Ave. SE.

Warrant, 1:27 a.m.

One male arrested on outstanding Beltrami County felony warrant on Oak Ave. NE in Cass Lake. Subject posted bail at the Beltrami County Jail.


911, 5:52 p.m.

Another accidental 911 call by one of Skynet’s iPhones carried by someone fishing on the ice of Upper Red Lake. Emergency SOS feature explained to phone’s human holder.

Assist, 8:32 a.m.

Assist MSP with car in ditch on Highway 71 and Lakewood Dr. NW. Adult male arrested for DWI by trooper.


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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