Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 3/13-3/15

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, March 13, to Sunday, March 15.



Assault, 5:35 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a domestic assault on Park Ave. NW. A male party was arrested.

DWI, 4:00 a.m.

Report of an individual unresponsive in a vehicle on the 900 block of 30th St. NW. Individual was placed under arrest for DWI.

Suspicious, 1:30 a.m.

Responded to a male lying in the roadway on Paul Bunyan Dr. and Middle School Dr. NW. Determined that he jumped out of a moving vehicle. Transported to hospital by EMS.

DWI, 1:09 a.m.

Traffic stop on 4th St. and Grant Ave. SE. Driver arrested for DWI.


DWI, 11:05 p.m.

Traffic stop on 15th St. and Beltrami Ave. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.

DWI, 8:33 p.m.

Adult female arrested for DWI on the 1200 block of 30th St. NW.

Traffic Stop, 6:56 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Passenger arrested on a warrant, driver cited for driving after revocation.

DWI, 6:13 p.m.

Adult male arrested for DWI on the 1000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S.

DWI, 2:39 a.m.

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

Traffic Stop, 12:34 a.m.

Traffic stop on 14th St. and Park Ave. NW. Driver placed under arrest.


Violations/Court Orders, 7:51 p.m.

Officers responded to a DANCO violation on the 800 block of America Ave. NW. One female arrested.

Theft, 4:25 p.m.

Officer took a report of a stolen bike on the 800 block of Minnesota Ave. NW.

Assist, 12:26 p.m.

Assist other agency on the 1300 block of Anne St. NW. One arrested.

Fire, 9:40 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a vehicle fire on the 5200 block of Birchmont Dr. NE.

Disturbing the Peace, 1:37 a.m.

Lyft driver wanted to report unruly individuals who initially refused to exit the Lyft. Driver stated they existed the vehicle on the 300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW and everything was fine.



DWI, 10:58 p.m.

Vehicle stuck in the ditch on Eckles Rd. and Highway 2 NW. Driver arrested for drug DWI.

Welfare Check, 8:37 p.m.

Person arrested for violating probation and an A&D order on Okerlund Rd. SE in Cass Lake.

Traffic Stop, 8:17 p.m.

Traffic stop on Sunnyside Rd. and Roosevelt Rd. SE. One arrested for a warrant and new charges.

Warrant, 4:55 p.m.

Warrant arrest in Clearwater County. Person transferred to Beltrami County on outstanding warrants.

Medical, 10:37 a.m.

Report of a male possibly overdosing.

Assist, 8:30 a.m.

Deputies assisted Leech Lake in searching for an assault suspect. Suspect arrested on the 19100 block of Power Dam Rd. NE.

Assist, 7:06 a.m.

Deputies assisted state patrol with a traffic stop. One arrested.

DWI, 4:52 a.m.

Traffic stop on Highway 2 and Woodberry Dr. SE. Driver arrested for drug DWI and driving after revocation.


Family Matter non-criminal, 10:22 p.m.

Teenage son not wanting to go to bed in Solway.

Traffic Stop, 8:49 p.m.

Driver given a written warning for speed on Highway 72 and Artesian Spring Rd. NE in Kelliher. Passenger arrested on an outstanding warrant.

Traffic Stop, 7:14 p.m.

Traffic stop on Roosevelt Rd. and Wolf Lake Dr. SE. Driver arrested for driving after cancellation-inimical to public safety and no insurance.

Agency Assist, 2:26 p.m.

Deputies responded to a complaint of an intoxicated reckless driver on the 900 block of 26th St. NW. Subject was arrested for DWI and minor consume.


Assault, 9:56 p.m.

Arrest for domestic assault and violating a no contact order on Theater Ln. NW.

Suspicious, 9:45 p.m.

Reporting party returned home to find item on floor that had been somewhere else. No signs of burglary discovered on Swinburne Ct. NW in Tenstrike.

Traffic Stop, 7:08 p.m.

Traffic stop on Washington Ave. and Carr Lake Rd. SE. Driver arrested for 5th degree controlled substance and passenger arrested for a probation violation.

Agency Assist, 6:19 p.m.

Male arrested for out of county warrant and fleeing on foot on the 700 block of 15th St. NW.

Burglary, 2:47 p.m.

Reported on the 3300 block of Tyler Ave. SE.

Burglary, 12:55 p.m.

Reported burglary on the 300 block of Main Ave. E in Turtle River.

Theft, 8:43 a.m.

Deputy took report of a stolen vehicle on the 1900 block of Willow Brook Ct. SW.

Burglary, 7:38 a.m.

Attempted burglary of a cabin on the 700 block of Bald Eagle Dr. SE in Cass Lake.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 5:47 a.m.

Report of a vehicle in the ditch at Great Divide Rd. and Cardinal Rd. NW. Adult male arrested for DWI, driving after cancellation-inimical to public safety and 5th degree possession of a controlled substance.


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