Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 2/12-2/15

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Feb. 12, to Monday, Feb. 15.



Theft, 5:54 p.m.

Theft of vehicle signed as stolen on the 1100 block of Bemidji Ave. N.

Assault, 5:28 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a possible fight between brothers where weapons were present on the 600 block of Lake Ave. NE. Upon arrival, no one was home but the dog.

Theft, 5:08 p.m.

Officers responded to a potential robbery on Beltrami Ave. and 13th St. NW. One arrested.


Weapons Offenses, 7:35 p.m.

Report of an intoxicated male in a bar with a firearm on the 100 block of 3rd St. NW. Male arrested for failure to have a permit to carry while in possession of a firearm.

Warrant, 6:24 p.m.

Adult female arrested on a local warrant on the 500 block of Mississippi Ave. NW. Officer transported and transferred custody to a Cass County deputy.

Pursuit, 1:00 a.m.

Officer initiated a vehicle pursuit after attempting a traffic stop on Delton Ave. and 30th St. NW. Adult male arrested.


Disorderly Conduct, 8:06 p.m.

Officer responded to remove a male individual on the 1300 block of Anne St. NW. Individual was arrested.

Assault, 1:40 p.m.

Officers responded to a male with a knife at Walmart. Male was arrested for several charges.

Medical, 5:36 a.m.

Possible overdose death reported on Bemidji Ave. N.

DWI, 2:21 a.m.

Officer stopped a vehicle for loud exhaust on Bemidji Ave. and 29th St. NE. Adult female arrested for DWI.


Warrant, 10:45 p.m.

Officer responded to a possible theft on the 200 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Male arrested on a local warrant.

Theft, 4:10 p.m.

Officer responded to the theft of a tricycle on the 2300 block of Bemidji Ave. N.

Property Damage, 12:19 p.m.

An officer took a report of a theft from a vehicle on the 2900 block of Division St. W.



Assault, 10:44 p.m.

Report of domestic assault on President DR. NW in Pinewood.

Agency Assist, 7:58 p.m.

Deputies assisted Bemidji Police Department with an assault on Pine Ridge Ave. NW.

Welfare Check, 11:14 a.m.

Unable to locate teenagers necking in vehicle.

Fire, 12:48 a.m.

Agency assist with house fire on the 22300 block of County Rd. 9 in Hubbard County.


Disorderly Conduct, 9:03 p.m.

Mother of the year winner not found at this Bemidji location.

DWI, 4:40 p.m.

Traffic stop on Adams Ave. NW. One male arrested for DWI, no MN driver’s license, and no MN vehicle insurance.

Warrant, 11:28 a.m.

A male was arrested for warrant and a new charge on the 9900 block of Pony Lake Rd. NW.


Medical, 4:45 a.m.

Subject of possible overdose revived by deputies and EMS in Bemidji.


Traffic Stop, 6:16 p.m.

Written warning for not having two headlights lit when required on the 8000 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Arrested individual for warrant out of Hubbard County.

Accident, 2:17 a.m.

One vehicle crash with injuries on Corral Rd. and Jerome Pl. NE in Kelliher.


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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