Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 3/25-3/27

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, March 25, through Sunday, March 27.



Theft, 10:45 p.m.

Motor vehicle theft reported on the 1100 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

Assault, 6:28 p.m.

Caller heard screaming from neighbor’s apartment on Itasca Loop NW. Officers found a domestic assault victim. An adult male had fled prior to officers’ arrival. Probable cause to arrest was issued.

Traffic Stop, 1:21 p.m.

Officer conducted a traffic stop on 9th St. NW. Driver was issued a written warning for failure to stop at a traffic control device and arrested for driving after cancellation-inimical to public safety.

Accident, 11:25 a.m.

Officer’s squad damaged by a turkey.

Theft, 6:33 a.m.

Officer took a theft from a motor vehicle report on the 900 block of 4th St. SE.

Assault, 1:34 a.m.

Officer responded to a possible assault on the 300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Adult male arrested.

Disorderly Conduct, 1:20 a.m.

911 call to remove an unwanted female on the 1300 block of America Ave. NW. Subject arrested on multiple charges.


Weapons Offense, 11:56 p.m.

Officers responded to a possible weapons violation on the 300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

DWI, 8:01 p.m.

Officers responded to an accident on Irvine Ave. and Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.

Assault, 3:58 p.m.

Officers responded to a domestic assault on Roman Dr. NW. Upon arrival, male party was arrested.

Assault, 3:23 a.m.

Officers responded to an assault on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Two adult males arrested.


Burglary, 9:11 p.m.

Burglary complaint on the 400 block of Wood Ave. SE.

Theft, 12:57 p.m.

Theft of license plates reported on the 2900 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Suspicious, 3:08 a.m.

Male individual issued citation for multiple offenses on the 1900 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Two juveniles reportedly arrested.

DWI, 1:53 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 8000 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Adult female arrested for DWI.



Warrant, 11:23 p.m.

Female with outstanding local warrants located and arrested on Jefferson Ave. and 16th St. SW.

Assist, 10:09 p.m.

State patrol arrested one on Paul Bunyan Dr. and 23rd St. SE.

Suspicious, 9:38 p.m.

Report of a suspicious person on the 15500 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE. Tribal Police determined it to be a shadow. Clear.

Traffic Stop, 12:18 p.m.

One arrested on Irvine Ave. NW.

Fire, 11:47 a.m.

Deputy responded to a reported fire on the 13600 block of Kelm Grading Ln. NW in Bemidji. Verbal warning for burning garbage and no burning permit.


Assist, 10:42 p.m.

Assist state patrol on the 100 block of Centerline Rd. N. in Solway. One arrested.

Traffic Stop, 9:18 p.m.

Traffic stop, one arrested for warrant on Roosevelt Rd. and Dorado Ln. SE in Cass Lake.

Traffic Stop, 7:09 p.m.

Male arrested for DWI, drug possession, child endangerment and outstanding warrant on a traffic stop on Sunnyside Rd. and Roosevelt Rd. SE.

DWI, 11:24 a.m.

Report of a reckless vehicle on Irvine Ave. NW. Adult female arrested for DWI-controlled substances.


Disorderly Conduct, 9:55 a.m.

Problems with friend living in reporting party’s shed on Three Mile Rd. NE in Blackduck. Criminal complaint forwarded to County Attorney’s Office.

Assist, 2:49 a.m.

One arrested on Bemidji Ave. and 17th St. NE.

DWI, 1:14 a.m.

Male arrested for fourth-degree DWI on Power Dam Rd. and Swenson Rd. NE.

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!

© 2020 HBI Radio Bemidji, LLC d/b/a Paul Bunyan Broadcasting 502 Beltrami Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601 This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area