Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 12/20-12/22

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Dec. 20, to Sunday, Dec. 22.



Assault, 9:08 p.m.

Terroristic threats at the Beltrami County Jail

Assist, 7:26 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of kids stuck in their bedroom. Officers were able to get the kids out of the bedroom.

Weapons Offenses, 1:24 p.m.

Caller reported one gunshot on the 1000 block of Washington Avenue S. Officers were not able to locate any suspects.


Traffic Stop, 10:26 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW. Multiple individuals taken into custody by Border Patrol.

Animal, 8:13 a.m.

Caller reported a dead duck in the road by 14th Street and Park Avenue NW. Officer arrived, duck was gone prior to arrival.


DWI, 10:28 p.m.

Officer located a vehicle in the ditch at 15th Street and Jefferson Avenue SW. Adult male driver was arrested for a DUI.

DWI, 8:10 p.m.

Officer responded to the report of a suspicious vehicle on the 1200 block of Paul Bunyan Drive. A driver was arrested for multiple violations.

Trespass, 5:03 p.m.

Trespass complaint on the 600 block of 3rd Street NW. An adult male was arrested for trespassing and giving Officers a false name.

Fire, 7:44 a.m.

Officers assisted Bemidji Fire with a bus on fire report on the 1600 block of 5th Street NE. No injuries reported.



Disorderly Conduct, 7:10 p.m.

An adult male was arrested on the 3700 block of Cardinal Road NW.

Suspicious, 4:52 a.m.

Deputy checked on a vehicle stopped in the roadway on Stone Lake Road NW in Wilton. Driver arrested for DWI, passenger arrested for drug possession.

Agency Assist, 12:53 a.m.

Assault reported at The Pond in Blackduck.


DWI, 1:24 p.m.

Traffic stop on 15th Street and Park Avenue NW. An adult female was arrested for DWI and possession of a controlled substance. An adult male was arrested for a probation violation.

Assault, 10:58 a.m.

Report of domestic assault. One adult male was arrested for domestic assault by strangulation.

Assist, 9:41 a.m.

Deputies assisted Minnesota State Patrol with a traffic stop involving a child not in a car seat.


Agency Assist, 8:10 p.m.

Deputies arrested one female for a warrant while assisting the Bemidji Police Department at the 1200 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW.

DWI, 5:56 p.m.

Vehicle in the ditch on Roosevelt Road and Adelia Drive SE. Driver arrested for DWI.

Assist, 12:30 p.m.

Two vehicle accident, bus vs. car. Deputies assisted State Patrol with accident on Highway 2 and Adams Avenue NW. One adult female deceased.

Suspicious, 1:46 a.m.

Deputy checked on suspicious vehicle on the 9700 block of Cardinal Road NW. A driver was arrested on outstanding warrants.

Disorderly Conduct, 1:17 a.m.

Disorderly male on Porcupine Road SE in Cass Lake. He was arrested.


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