Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 2/5-2/7

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Feb. 5, through Sunday, Feb. 7.



Fire, 10:06 p.m.

Bemidji Fire responded to the 1800 block of 8th St. SE.

Medical, 1:36 p.m.

Overdose reported on the 1100 block of Park Ave. NW.

Suspicious, 2:17 a.m.

Officer checked on a stalled vehicle on Bemidji Ave. and 18th St. NE. Female driver arrested for outstanding warrant.


Security Check, 7:37 p.m.

Extra patrol request due to rumors of a burglary on the 400 block of Pioneer St. SE that may occur within the next week.

Family Matter-Non Criminal, 2:29 p.m.

Child possibly left alone overnight on Supreme Ct. NW.


Medical, 11:29 p.m.

Officers responded to a heroin overdose on the 1800 block of 5th St. NE. One arrested on warrants.

Medical, 3:17 p.m.

Possible overdose reported on the 1800 block of 5th St. NE.

Agency Assist, 2:33 a.m.

Officers assisted BCSO on a traffic stop on the 5000 block of Eckles Rd. NW. One arrested.



Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 8:39 p.m.

Reckless vehicle complaint on Roosevelt Rd. and Sunnyside Rd. SE. Driver arrested for drug DWI.

Drugs, 7:22 p.m.

Narcotics complaint on the 400 block of Archery Rd. NW. Four arrested on search warrant.

Assault, 11:54 a.m.

Deputies investigated the report of a domestic assault on Mission Rd. NE. An adult male was arrested for domestic assault by strangulation.

DWI, 2:56 a.m.

Traffic stop on Paul Bunyan Dr. and Roosevelt Rd. SE. Driver arrested fro drug DWI.

DWI, 2:35 a.m.

Traffic stop on 30th St. and Adelia Dr. SE. Male arrested for DWI and drug possession, and passenger arrested for drug possession.


DWI, 7:21 p.m.

Report of a theft taking place from a vehicle on Thoren Dr. and Lammers Rd. NW in Solway. Deputy located vehicle and arrested driver for drug DWI and drug possession.

Assist, 2:01 p.m.

Deputy assisted Hubbard County Sheriff’s Department with an overturned piece of equipment on the 42800 block of 105th Ave. in Solway.

Assist, 5:23 a.m.

Deputies advised of an accident on Highway 72 in Kelliher. Occupants had been transported to Lake of the Woods Hospital prior to receiving the call. Accident handled by Minnesota State Patrol. One arrested.


DWI, 9:10 p.m.

Traffic stop for no tail lights on Cardinal Rd. and Feelinrite Ln. NW. Driver arrested for DWI and passenger arrested for warrants, 5th degree possession and false name.

Fire, 6:01 p.m.

Reported on Becida Rd. and Stone Lake Rd. SW.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 11:37 a.m.

Deputies investigated an abandoned trailer which was determined to be stolen on Trengove Rd. and Northwood Rd. NW in Solway. Owner notified and trailer removed.

DWI, 2:33 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 5000 block of Eckles Rd. NW. One male and two females arrested.

Burglary, 2:00 a.m.

Burglary of a residence on the 5500 block of Hart Ln. NW in Eckles Township.

DWI, 12:21 a.m.

Report of a vehicle in the ditch on Roosevelt Rd. and Frohn Rd. SE. Female arrested for drug DWI.

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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