Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 2/16-2/20

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Thursday, Feb. 16, through Monday, Feb. 20.



Welfare Check, 9:30 p.m.

Welfare check on screaming female on the 2500 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Subject had lost her phone in the snow and was upset. No assistance was requested.


DWI, 10:32 p.m.

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

Drugs, 6:51 p.m.

Parent reported their student acquired prescription drugs from another student on the 2900 block of Division St. W.

Welfare Check, 4:18 p.m.

Officer responded to the 2100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW on report of a child left in vehicle outside local business. It was determined to be a giant dog left in a running vehicle.

Assist, 3:04 p.m.

Cirtizen complained about a political sign on the 5500 block of Bemidji Ave. N. No action taken.

Property Damage, 1:02 p.m.

Report of a vehicle egged on the 100 block of 11th St. NW.

DWI, 1:27 a.m.

Traffic stop on 8th St. and Bemidji Ave. N. Driver arrested for DWI.


DWI, 11:33 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 1000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. One arrested.

Disorderly Conduct, 9:49 p.m.

Caller reported that their house had been egged on the 1500 block of Calihan Ave. NE. No information was provided to identify any suspects.

Property Damage, 9:28 p.m.

officers received a report of a vehicle being egged on 11th St. and America Ave. NW. Officers were unable to identify suspects based on information given.

Disorderly Conduct, 8:48 p.m.

Report of egging on the 1100 block of Rice Ave. NW.

Suspicious, 3:15 p.m.

Two subjects arrested for outstanding warrants on Paul Bunyan Dr. and Ridgeway Ave. NW.

DWI, 2:01 a.m.

Traffic stop on 3rd St. and America Ave. NW. One arrested.


911, 9:06 p.m.

911 originally reporting suspicious activity on the 41800 block of Connelly Cir. NE. RP located high school kids playing a prank on his son so he canceled law enforcement response. High school kids aren’t as sneaky as they used to be.

DWI, 7:37 p.m.

Officers responded to the 600 block of Wood Ave. SE for a reckless vehicle. Adult male arrested for DWI.

Harassment, 5:44 p.m.

Male placed under arrest on the 2400 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW for multiple offenses.

Warrant, 2:15 p.m.

Subject arrested on the 2900 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW for outstanding warrant.

Suicide, 1:30 a.m.

Female transported to the ER after an apparent suicide attempt.


Warrant, 11:13 p.m.

Male placed under arrest for multiple warrants on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S.

Traffic Stop, 10:19 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 1900 block of Middle School Dr. NW. Driver arrested.

DWI, 8:56 p.m.

Traffic stop on Beltrami Ave. and 6th St. NW. Adult male arrested for DWI.

Theft, 2:17 p.m.

Stolen license plate reported on the 900 block of 30th St. NW.

Accident, 10:35 a.m.

Hit-and-run accident on Highway 71 and Anne St. NW.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 2:43 a.m.

Officer located stolen vehicle on the 1400 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Two arrested.



Few incidents reported.


Medical, 2:54 p.m.

Deputies responded to a drug overdose in Puposky.

Snowmobile, 2:26 p.m.

Theft of snowmobile reported on Clearline Rd. and Soo Line Rd. NW in Leonard.

Fire, 10:11 a.m.

Residential garage fire on the 500 block of Kelliher Rd. SW in the City of Kelliher.

Sex Crimes, 9:39 a.m.

Deputy took a report of the dissemination of child pornography in Bemidji.


Weapons Offenses, 3:57 p.m.

Complaint of possible unsafe firearms shooting on Three Island Access NE in Turtle River. Unfounded.

Medical, 3:51 p.m.

Deputies assisted the Leech Lake Tribal Police and Leech Lake Ambulance Service with a possible overdose in Cass Lake.


Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 7:37 p.m.

One arrested on the 600 block of Wood Ave. SE.

Accident, 4:41 p.m.

One-vehicle rollover crash with injuries on the 29000 block of Irvine Ave. NE in Puposky.


911, 4:31 p.m.

911 misdial while exercising onFrohn Rd. SE. No assistance needed.

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