Bemidji Weekend Blotter 12/13-12/15

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Dec. 13, to Sunday, Dec. 15.



Accident, 11:49 p.m.

Officers conducted a security check on the 600 block of 2nd Street SE, observed an impaired driver and arrested one for DWI.

Suspicious, 10:41 p.m.

Complaint of someone possibly outside a residence on the 900 block of 21st Street NW. No tracks or subjects were located.

Suspicious, 9:35 a.m.

Suspicious footprints in the snow under the fence and around the yard on the 600 block of Railroad Street SE. Nothing appeared to be missing or damaged.

Welfare Check, 3:33 a.m.

Welfare check on male reported to be at the Bemidji Public Library. Male was arrested on a warrant.

Suspicious, 12:44 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of furniture moving in a house on the 300 block of 8th Street NW. The house was searched and no intruders were found.


Assault, 10:37 p.m.

Responded to Park Place for an assault, both parties were separated, no one wanted to press charges.

Assault, 5:06 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of an assault on the 900 block of 26th Street NW, one adult female was arrested for domestic assault.

Suspicious, 2:35 a.m.

Officers made contact with individual selling heroin on the 1300 block of Minnesota Avenue NW. Multiple people were arrested.

DWI, 1:58 a.m.

Traffic stop on a vehicle in Cameron Park after closing hours. Driver was arrested for DWI and the passenger was given a courtesy ride home.

DWI, 1:51 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 300 block of Bemidji Avenue N. Adult female arrested for DWI.

Ordinance Violation, 1:14 a.m.

Officers observed a male urinating in public on the 100 block of 3rd Street NW. Officers issued the male a citation.

Traffic Stop, 12:52 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 100 block of Paul Bunyan Drive S. An adult female was arrested on an outstanding warrant.


Trespass, 9:07 p.m.

An adult female was arrested on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW for an ongoing trespass issue.

Theft, 8:19 p.m.

Officers responded for a male shoplifting on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive. Male left prior to arrival, but assaulted staff while fleeing.

Warrant, 3:12 a.m.

One male arrested on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Avenue NW for a warrant.

Traffic Stop, 12:11 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW. Driver arrested for warrants and false name.



Harassment, 9:07 p.m.

Adult male sending inappropriate messages to a minor female.

911, 6:49 p.m.

Welfare check on 13-year-old male who dialed 911. Male upset over being disciplined by parents.

Accident, 12:27 p.m.

Two-vehicle property damage crash on Birchmont Beach Road and New Bass Road NE.

Animal, 11:14 a.m.

Deer with arrow in its side on the 6700 block of Lavinia Road NE.

Fire, 10:39 a.m.

Camper fire on the 7600 block of Little Bass Lake Road NE.

Suspicious, 5:18 a.m.

Unfounded suspicious person report on the 5600 block of Alps Court NW.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 4:49 a.m.

Vehicle in the ditch on the 2200 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW. Female driver arrested for DWI.


Violations/Court Orders, 11:30 p.m.

Male arrested by Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office at Pine Manor for an A&D hold.

Suspicious, 9:38 p.m.

High school students pranked a teacher’s residence. Students were located and instructed to apologize and collect the garbage left at the residence. No charges pending.

Theft, 5:18 p.m.

Theft from outbuilding reported on the 2500 block of Centerline Road SW in Solway.

Burglary, 8:35 a.m.

Cabin burglary reported at Sunset Cove in Cass Lake.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 2:11 a.m.

Report of a vehicle in the ditch on Highway 89 and Radar Road NW. Driver arrested for DWI.

Assault, 1:17 a.m.

Report of a domestic in a vehicle by Lakes Liquor. One male arrested for a warrant.

Traffic Stop, 12:53 a.m.

An adult male was arrested for 4th degree DWI on Main Street and One Mile Road NE in Blackduck.


Theft, 6:50 p.m.

Theft of a kitchen mixer from a vehicle on the 1800 block of Ventura Drive SE.

Assist, 2:49 a.m.

Assisted the Minnesota State Patrol on a traffic stop on the 100 block of Convenience Lane SW. A female was arrested for drug possession, false names and warrants. A male was arrested for DWI.

Assault, 2:14 a.m.

An adult male was arrested for domestic assault.


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