Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 3/19-3/21

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



Assist, 7:59 p.m.

Reported mail box overflowing on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Officers found it to be a clothes donation bin, not mail.

DWI, 11:39 a.m.

Driving complaint on the 1800 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One arrested for DUI.

Theft, 11:03 a.m.

Shoplifter on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One arrested and cited.

Theft, 7:27 a.m.

Theft from vehicle reported on the 1300 block of Bixby Ave. NE.

Traffic Stop, 1:27 a.m.

Traffic stop on Highway 2 and Paul Bunyan Dr. SE. Driver and passenger arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

Suspicious, 12:06 a.m.

Report of a possible assault in progress with a knife on the 900 block of 30th St. NW. Male arrested on his warrant, no assault occurred.


DWI, 8:45 p.m.

Adult male placed under arrest for DWI and several additional offenses on Irvine Ave. and 30th St. NW.

DWI, 8:24 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 3200 block of Hannah Ave. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.

Welfare Check, 8:06 p.m.

Officer responded to a welfare check on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. One arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Assault, 10:45 a.m.

Female arrested on a warrant on Clausen Ave. and 7th St. SW.

Property Damage, 3:32 p.m.

Property damage to a window due to a punch on the 800 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Officers followed blood trail to residence and located suspect. Property owner and suspect agreed to handle the matter civilly, no criminal charges.

Violations/Court Orders, 3:23 p.m.

Arrested one for HRO violation on the 800 block of 28th St. NW.


DWI, 11:06 p.m.

Officers responded to a hit and run on the 800 block of 26th St. NW. Adult female arrested for DWI.

Warrant, 10:18 p.m.

Officers located and arrested multiple individuals with outstanding warrants on the 2600 block of Delton Ave. NW.

Assist, 9:10 p.m.

Officer assisted State Patrol with a warrant arrest.

Traffic Stop, 8:20 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 1800 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Driver arrested on warrant.

Theft, 4:33 p.m.

Theft of license plates reported on the 700 block of 38th St. NW.

Burglary, 1:58 p.m.

Reported on the 1400 block of Bixby Ave. NE.

Welfare Check, 1:51 p.m.

Called to male stumbling in traffic on 15th St. and Delton Ave. NW. Male had Hubbard warrant-met HCSO for transport relay. No new charges.



Fire, 10:55 p.m.

Call of a residential electrical outlet on fire on the 400 block of Archery Rd. NW. Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office assisted Bemidji Fire Department and got the power shut off in the shorted out electrical outlet. House fire averted.

DWI, 9:59 p.m.

Male party arrested for an active warrant and suspected drug DWI on the 22400 block of Old Curry Rd. SE in Cass Lake.

Pursuit, 7:01 p.m.

ATV pursuit resulting in a male being arrested for fleeing in a motor vehicle, DAC IPS and DWI on Ten Lake Trl. SE in Cass Lake.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 4:50 p.m.

Driving complaint on the 19600 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Stopped vehicle, two arrests made, one for DWI and another citation issued.

Assist, 1:55 p.m.

Fire during burn ban on the 6300 block of Palomino Ln. NW. Fire extinguished, warning issued by DNR.

DWI, 2:44 a.m.

Traffic stop on Wolf Lake Dr. and Roosevelt Rd. SE. DWI arrest and an arrest for an outstanding warrant.

Suspicious, 1:02 a.m.

Checked on vehicle on the 8000 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.


DWI, 9:25 p.m.

Traffic stop on Division St. and Archery Rd. NW. Driver arrested for drug DWI and DAC-IPS. Passenger arrested on an outstanding warrant.

Traffic Stop, 7:56 p.m.

One arrested on Irvine Ave. and Great Divide Rd. NW.

Theft, 10:52 a.m.

Report of stolen vehicle on the 2100 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE. Vehicle had been recovered with suspect driving vehicle.

Accident, 2:58 a.m.

Intoxicated male transported to ER for injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 2 and Cardinal Rd. NW.

DWI, 2:38 a.m.

Traffic stop on Washington Ave. and Peaceful Meadow Ln. SE. Driver arrested for drug DWI, drug possession and an outstanding warrant.

DWI, 12:56 a.m.

Male arrested for fourth degree DWI on Lumberjack Rd. and Debs Rd. NW.


Burglary, 6:00 p.m.

Burglary reported on the 1900 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE.

DWI, 4:21 a.m.

Traffic stop on Irvine Ave. and Thompson Ct. NW. Female driver arrested for DWI.

Traffic Stop, 12:45 a.m.

Traffic stop on Highway 2 and Woodberry Dr. SE. Driver arrested for drug DWI and drug possession.

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