Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 2/19-2/21

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Feb. 19, to Sunday, Feb. 21.



DWI, 10:31 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 1900 block of Delton Ave. NW. Driver arrested for DWI and DAC-IPS.

Suspicious, 9:51 p.m.

Two arrested on the 600 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. SE.

Accident, 9:48 p.m.

Officer responded to a hit and run on the 500 block of Wood Ave. S. Suspect driver was located and cited.

Assault, 2:00 p.m.

Female arrested for domestic assault on Irvine Ave. NW.

Medical, 12:17 a.m.

Officers responded to a possible overdose on the 1100 block of Park Ave. NW.


Suspicious, 7:12 p.m.

Juvenile females reported that two males, who later got into a red truck (unknown plates), held the door open for them when they walked into a restaurant on the 2500 block of Hannah Ave. NW. The males left before the females did and sat in their truck for a few minutes. Officers checked the area and did not locate a pickup matching the description.

Suspicious, 7:08 p.m.

Adult female reported that a male walked towards her in the parking lot on the 2100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Male did not converse with female but walked toward her as she got into her parked car.

Theft, 12:12 p.m.

Theft of vehicle reported on the 2400 block of Park Ave. NW.

Assist, 8:13 a.m.

Adult male arrested on A&D hold on the 1300 block of Anne St. NW.

Public Relations, 4:00 a.m.

Officer conducted a foot patrol on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Adult male arrested for an outstanding warrant.

DWI, 1:16 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.


DWI, 10:40 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 2500 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.

Traffic Stop, 6:46 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 2800 block of Pine Ridge Ave. NW. Two arrested.

Assault, 5:21 p.m.

Report of a verbal domestic with ex-boyfriend. Offered services to victim and helped secure her broken door so that male would have hard time entering if he came back.

Suspicious, 4:20 p.m.

Extra patrol request on the 2700 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Reporting party says people opening her gate overnight several times in the last week.

Violations/Court Orders, 1:21 p.m.

Adult female arrested for an HRO violation on 26th St. NW.

Theft, 12:51 p.m.

Stolen vehicle and recovery after a pursuit. One arrested.

Burglary, 10:18 a.m.

Reported on the 400 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

Robbery, 9:42 a.m.

Report of an armed robbery on 26th St. and Irvine Ave. NW/2700 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Three arrested.

Fraud, 8:28 a.m.

Warrant arrests after a traffic stop on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

DWI, 1:06 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Driver arrested for DWI, passenger arrested on warrant.



DWI, 9:51 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 600 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. SE. Driver arrested for DRug DWI and DAC-IPIS. Two more also arrested.

Disorderly Conduct, 9:27 p.m.

Deputies observed screaming near the Little Norway Trailer Park. The noise was determined to be children trying to locate their dog.

Assault, 5:16 p.m.

Person arrested for second-degree assault and terroristic threats on Connection Dr. SE in Pennington.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 1:06 p.m.

Deputies responded to the report of a burned car being located on Balsam Rd. NW.

Agency Assist, 2:23 a.m.

Disorderly female removed from apartment complex on the 100 block of Northern Ave. NE. Female later found to have provided false information and was arrested by Red Lake PD.


Assault, 10:19 p.m.

Domestic assault on Highway 2 NW. One arrested.

Theft, 5:40 p.m.

Theft of portable fish house in Bemidji.

Theft, 3:06 p.m.

Theft of a backpack from Buena Vista. One cited.

Theft, 9:28 a.m.

Theft of snowboard from Buena Vista Ski Area. One cited.

DWI, 1:30 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW. Driver arrested for obstructing legal process with force, drug DWI. Two arrests total.

Robbery, 1:16 a.m.

Report of a robbery on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW. Three arrested.

Assist, 12:36 a.m.

Assist Hubbard County with vehicle pursuit on Wejack Rd. in Cass Lake.


Warrant, 9:30 p.m.

Person with outstanding warrant arrested on the 29300 block of U.S. Highway 2 and taken to the Beltrami County Jail.

Theft, 9:24 p.m.

Backpack taken from the Buena Vista Ski lodge, several electronic items were reported stolen.

DWI, 8:12 p.m.

Male arrested for drug DWI, drugs and other charges on the 23900 block of Cap Endres Rd. NE in Cass Lake.

Harassment, 6:04 p.m.

Harassing phone calls reported on the 100 block of Centerline Rd. NW in Solway. One arrested.

Boat, 7:56 a.m.

Items stolen from a boat on the 21900 block of Aune Ct. NE in Kelliher.

DWI, 3:13 a.m.

Traffic stop on Washington Ave. and Mahnomen Dr. SE. Male party arrested for drug DWI and DAC-IPS. One other arrest made.

Missing Person, 12:11 a.m.

Reported missing person was found on the 8000 block of Irvine Ave. NW and arrested for warrant.

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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