Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 3/20-3/22

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, March 20, to Sunday, March 22.


sunday, march 22

Drugs, 1:21 p.m.

An officer responded to the smell of marijuana in an apartment building on the 3900 block of Supreme Ct. NW. An individual that provided a medical card was advised on smoking regulations.

Suspicious, 10:22 a.m.

Subject collecting aluminum cans on the 2500 block of Minnesota Ave. NW.

Theft, 1:31 a.m.

Theft of cell phone on the 1300 block of Anne St. NW.

saturday, march 21

Theft, 11:14 p.m.

Officer took a stolen vehicle report on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. One arrested.

Suspicious, 9:02 p.m.

Officers responded to a motor vehicle tampering complaint on the 1500 block of Delton Ave. NW.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 8:14 p.m.

Officers assisted Beltrami County Deputies with a DWI arrest on the 800 block of America Ave. NW.

friday, march 20

Family Crimes, 7:01 p.m.

Individual arrested for child endangerment on the 1400 block of Minnesota Ave. NW.

Suspicious, 1:11 p.m.

An individual was cited for huffing on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Assault, 11:00 a.m.

Possibly injured elderly resident on the 1600 block of Delton Ave. NW.

Missing Person, 9:57 a.m.

Child wandered away from residence.

Warrant, 8:02 a.m.

Self-turn in for an out of county warrant, taken into custody without incident.

Juvenile/Status Crimes

Officers spoke with five underaged males who admitted to drinking. All individuals were lectured on underaged drinking and a noise complaint on the 2000 block of Birchmont Dr. NE.


sunday, march 22

Burglary, 2:56 p.m.

Burglary reported on the 1600 block of Oak Hills Rd. SW.

Assault, 12:28 p.m.

One male assaulted on the 7200 block of Mission Rd. NE. Arrest order issued for the suspect.

saturday, march 21

DWI, 8:14 p.m.

Report of an intoxicated driver in Bemidji. Driver located on the 800 block of America Ave. NW and arrested for DWI.

Assault, 6:04 p.m.

Report of an assault in progress on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW. One female arrested for DWI.

Burglary, 5:10 p.m.

Reported on the 2200 block of Bardwell Dr. NW.

friday, march 20

Missing Person, 10:43 p.m.

Person went to bed, PCA then went to check on her at about 10:00 p.m. and found pillows arranged as a body shape.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 7:49 p.m.

Reckless vehicle located in Hubbard County. Driver arrested by State Patrol on Highway 2 SE.

Other, 1:32 p.m.

Citizen donation of personal protective equipment to Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office on the 1800 block of Island View Dr. NE.

Suspicious, 11:05 a.m.

Attempted theft of items from shed on the 23800 block of White Birch Ln. NE.

Burglary, 8:40 a.m.

Deputy took report of a burgled building on the 2200 block of La Terra Ln. SW.

Traffic Stop, 1:53 a.m.

Traffic stop on Cardinal Rd. and Feelinrite Ln. NW. Driver arrested for 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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