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Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 2/25-2/27

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The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Feb. 25, through Sunday, Feb. 27.



Traffic Stop, 10:24 p.m.

Officer stopped a vehicle for multiple infractions on 12th St. and Norton Ave. NW. Driver arrested.

Welfare Check, 8:25 p.m.

Welfare check requested on a male yelling for help on the 600 block of America Ave. NW. The male was located and transported to ER via Bemidji EMS for severe back pain.

Assist, 7:32 p.m.

Assist DOC with arrest and transport of probationer for violation on the 600 block of 4th St. NW.


Warrant, 10:52 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of disorderly conduct on the 300 block of Gould Ave. NE. Adult male arrested for a warrant.

Warrant, 9:17 p.m.

Male stopped on Roosevelt Rd. and Lake Ave. SE for riding a bicycle without a front white light to the front when required. Male arrested on local warrant.

Burglary, 5:16 p.m.

Officer took the report of a burglary and property damage on the 800 block of 2nd St. SE.

DWI, 12:28 p.m.

Officer responded to a welfare check on a slumped driver on the 2400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Driver was arrested for DWI.

Assault, 4:24 a.m.

Officers responded to a fight on the 1600 block of 1st St. E. One arrested on a warrant.

DWI, 2:07 a.m.

Adult male arrested for third-degree DWI on Beltrami Ave. and 4th St. NW.


DWI, 10:48 p.m.

Officer located a vehicle in the ditch on the 3400 block of Laurel Dr. NW. Subject arrested for DWI.

Disorderly Conduct, 10:02 p.m.

Neighbor heard arguing and yelling coming from an apartment on the 1200 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. One male arrested on a confirmed Beltrami warrant. No other charges were requested.

Disorderly Conduct, 7:07 p.m.

Officer responded to a removal on the 800 block of America Ave. NW. Adult male arrested on a warrant.



Medical, 11:45 p.m.

Female drug overdose in Bemidji. Transported to hospital by EMS.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 3:56 p.m.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on Rice Pond Rd. and No Name Rd. in Tenstrike. The vehicle was located and found to be stolen.

DWI, 12:16 p.m.

Traffic stop on Lincoln Ave. and 3rd St. SE. Adult female arrested for DWI-drugs, fifth-degree possession of controlled substances and an outstanding arrest warrant. An infant child passenger was placed on an emergency 72-hour hold with social services.

Welfare Check, 3:22 a.m.

Welfare check on female walking down the road on Highway 89 and Lumberjack Rd. NW. Female arrested for outstanding warrant.


Fire, 11:10 p.m.

Controlled burn on the 3800 block of Dunne Rd. NW.

Civil, 12:45 p.m.

Second-party report of a possible domestic on the 29900 block of Funkley Rd. NE in Blackduck. Revealed to be estranged couple arguing over property.


Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 9:59 p.m.

Vehicle in the ditch on Roosevelt Rd. and Red Barn Dr. SE. Driver arrested for DUI.

DWI, 10:13 a.m.

Report of a reckless vehicle on Irvine Ave. and Sea Turtle Ln. NW. Vehicle located and stopped. Adult male arrested for drug DWI and possession of a controlled substance.