Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 2/4-2/6

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Feb. 4, through Sunday, Feb. 6.



Assist, 11:01 p.m.

Officer assisted MSP with a traffic stop on Scott Ave. and 5th St. SE. One arrested.

DWI, 6:42 p.m.

Traffic stop on Hiway Ave. and 30th St. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.

Theft, 5:20 p.m.

Theft of a vehicle reported on the 600 block of America Ave. NW.

Civil, 4:08 p.m.

Officer responded to the 900 block of Bemidji Ave. N for a removal. Subject arrested on a warrant and transported to Cass County.

Disorderly Conduct, 2:28 a.m.

Intoxicated male showed up at a friend’s apartment on the 1600 block of Bemidji Ave. N and overstayed his welcome. He left prior to officer arrival.

DWI, 1:31 a.m.

Traffic stop for dark window tint on Bemidji Ave. and 5th St. NW. Driver arrested.


Traffic Stop, 11:39 p.m.

Male individual placed under arrest for DWI on 30th St. and Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Agency Assist, 11:01 p.m.

Officers assisted MSP with a vehicle pursuit. One arrested on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Medical, 8:05 p.m.

Medical on the 1300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Unknown type of overdose.

Assault, 8:00 p.m.

Male individual arrested for multiple offenses on the 700 block of 18th St. NW.

Property Damage, 3:40 p.m.

Report of people throwing snowballs or ice on the 300 block of Bemidji Ave. N. No damage to vehicle and no report necessary per caller.

Suspicious, 10:20 a.m.

Recovered a stolen vehicle on the 300 block of Park Ave. NW.

Accident, 10:17 a.m.

Vehicle accident on Paul Bunyan Dr. and Union St. SW. Driver arrested for DWI.


Theft, 10:52 p.m.

Theft of a vehicle reported on the 300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

Animal, 10:15 p.m.

Subject located five abandoned puppies in the Walmart parking lot. Puppies were secured in the animal pound.

Medical, 8:55 p.m.

Officer responded to a report of an overdose on the 1300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Individual was transported to the hospital.

Theft, 11:44 a.m.

Theft from vehicle reported on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Medical, 6:16 a.m.

Drug overdose on the 900 block of 30th St. NW. Patient transported to Sanford Hospital.

Traffic Stop, 12:10 a.m.

Female individual arrested for DWI on Conifer Ave. and Itasca Loop NW.



Fire, 11:43 p.m.

Deputy checked on a brush pile near a business on the 4300 block of Northwood Rd. NW in Solway. It was all okay.

Assault, 12:21 p.m.

Deputy took a report of an assault on Roosevelt Rd. SE. One arrested.

Assist, 12:00 p.m.

One arrested on Highway 89 and Fourtown Rd. NW in Grygla.

DWI, 12:35 a.m.

Vehicle pulled over on the side of the road on Highway 71 and Morris Ave. NW in Blackduck. Female arrested for DWI investigation.


Pursuit, 11:01 p.m.

Deputy assisted state patrol with a pursuit on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

DWI, 8:50 p.m.

Deputy checked on a vehicle stuck partially in the ditch on Adams Ave. and Big North Rd. NW. Male arrested for fourth-degree DWI.

DWI, 2:06 a.m.

Traffic stop on Harriet Ave. and Highway 2 in Solway. Female arrested for fourth-degree DWI and fifth-degree drugs.


Snowmobile, 5:25 p.m.

Snowmobile damaged a road sign on Bemidji Rd. and Wildwood Rd. NE.

Theft, 2:31 p.m.

Theft of a fish house on Lake Bemidji.

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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