Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 12/9-12/12

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Dec. 9, through Monday, Dec. 12.



Disorderly Conduct, 11:54 p.m.

Female caller wants her other half removed on the 1300 block of Bixby Ave. NE. Both parties intoxicated, removed male to hotel.

Suspicious, 5:28 p.m.

Caller called about a suspicious male approaching cars on 2nd St. and Grant Ave. SE. Male subject was lost, officers gave a ride home.

Assault, 1:27 p.m.

Officers responded to an assault at the Sanford Walk-In Clinic, upon arrival the male party was arrested for the assault.


Traffic Stop, 7:41 p.m.

Traffic stop on Spruce St. and Ridgeway Ave. NW. Two arrested.

Disorderly Conduct, 6:40 p.m.

Officer assisted a business with obtaining a shopping cart on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Welfare Check, 4:01 p.m.

Welfare check for an individual on 10th St. and Mississippi Ave. NW. Male subject placed under arrest for local warrant.

Suspicious, 11:52 a.m.

Report of neighbor being up all night on the 3900 block of Sherman Dr. NE. Advised individual no crime was being committed.

Weapons Offenses, 12:25 a.m.

Report of a removal at Keg N Cork. Officers arrested a male for possessing a firearm while intoxicated on the 300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.


Assist, 9:15 a.m.

Officer assisted another agency in arrest of a subject on the 200 block of 2nd St. NW.

DWI, 5:27 a.m.

Adult male arrested for DWI on the 100 block of 3rd St. NW.

Assault, 2:16 a.m.

Officer observed multiple individuals engaged in a physical altercation on the 300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Adult male placed under arrest for multiple offenses.


Traffic Stop, 9:08 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 800 block of 26th St. NW. One arrested.

Found, 7:08 p.m.

Found firearm on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW placed into evidence.

Suspicious, 5:40 p.m.

Report of suspicious people staring on the 1000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Individuals left the area.

Accident, 7:40 a.m.

Two-vehicle crash on the 2300 block of Bemidji Ave. N. One driver arrested for outstanding warrant.

Traffic Stop, 2:48 a.m.

Traffic stop on 7th St. and Lincoln Ave. SE. Multiple individuals placed under arrest.



Traffic Stop, 10:06 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Driver arrested for DWI and passenger arrested for multiple charges.

Disorderly Conduct, 3:22 a.m.

Report of possible burglary on the 20800 block of Windcrest Ln. SE in Cass Lake. Found to be door that had swung open.


Fire, 3:46 p.m.

Reported on the 8700 block of Tranquility Ln. NW.


Welfare Check, 10:34 p.m.

Welfare check on male with a knife on Theater Ln. NW. Male transported to ER.

Theft, 9:49 p.m.

Report of a burglary on the 19700 block of Canary Dr. SE in Cass Lake.

Assist, 6:50 p.m.

Caller in Tenstrike just wanted to talk, no assistance needed.

Disorderly Conduct, 6:23 p.m.

Unruly children in the park on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW. Checked the area, unable to locate.

Escort, 1:49 p.m.

House move from Hillcrest Manor to 24000 block of Co. Rd. 9 in Laporte. Road condition declined and it was parked at the town hall on Co. Rd. 9.


Warrant, 6:59 p.m.

Deputy took custody of local warrant on Highway 2.

Fire, 3:40 p.m.

Fish house fire on Upper Red, no LE action taken.

Burglary, 9:32 a.m.

Deputy took a burglary report on the 300 block of Wild Cherry Dr. NE in Cass Lake.

Suspicious, 1:11 a.m.

Deputy checked on vehicle with open door on the 100 block of Dudrey St. NW in Tenstrike. Was found to be left open by child.

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