Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 3/26-3/28

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, March 26, to Sunday, March 28.

BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT

SUNDAY, MARCH 28

Medical, 2:51 p.m.

Officer responded to a medical on the 1800 block of Norton Ave. NW. Upon arrival, the male party was arrested for out of county warrants.

Drugs, 10:04 a.m.

Report of suspicious vehicle on the 1000 block of Washington Ave. S. One female arrested.

Disturbing the Peace, 12:45 a.m.

Loud music complaint on the 400 block of Roosevelt Rd. SW. Homeowner was apologetic and turned it off.

SATURDAY, MARCH 27

DWI, 8:34 p.m.

Traffic stop on Bemidji Ave. and 11th St. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.

Disorderly Conduct, 11:59 a.m.

Officers responded to a disorderly conduct on the 400 block of Lake Shore Dr. NE. Male party was arrested and issued a citation.

DWI, 2:54 a.m.

Traffic stop on Division St. and Adams Ave. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.

FRIDAY, MARCH 26

Disturbing the Peace, 11:41 p.m.

Noisy party complaint on the 1500 block of Bixby Ave. NE. Renter was cooperative and agreed to shut it down.

Weapons Offenses, 10:57 p.m.

Accidental discharge of a firearm on the 2400 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Subject had valid permit, no injuries.

Assist, 8:13 p.m.

Criminal sexual conduct suspect arrested without incident on the 500 block of America Ave. NW.

DWI, 7:08 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.

Weapons Offenses, 9:53 a.m.

Reported on the 2700 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

BELTRAMI COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

SUNDAY, MARCH 28

Agency Assist, 10:42 p.m.

Adult male arrested after starting a fire in hallway of his apartment complex on Main St. N in Blackduck.

DWI, 9:52 p.m.

Female arrested for 4th degree DWI and possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle on Mission Rd. and Oriole Dr. SE in Cass Lake.

Harassment, 6:54 p.m.

Terroristic threats and witness tampering case investigated on the 1300 block of Anne St. NW. Threats included threatening to kill deputy.

Animal, 9:30 a.m.

Two escaped horses on the 900 block of Centerline Rd. NW in Solway returned to owner.

DWI, 12:57 a.m.

Motorist assist on the 27800 block of Irvine Ave. NE in Puposky. One female arrested for 2nd degree DWI, child endangerment, giving peace officer false name and driving after revocation.

SATURDAY, MARCH 27

Assault, 5:06 p.m.

Male arrested for misdemeanor domestic assault on Grange Rd. NW.

DWI, 3:56 p.m.

Deputies checked on a passed out motorist on the 100 block of Convenience Ln. SE. Adult male arrested for DWI.

Theft, 2:38 p.m.

Theft of catalytic converter on the 4900 block of Nature Rd. NW.

Property Damage, 12:31 p.m.

Two second story windows broken on the 4400 block of Eckles Rd. NW.

DWI, 11:19 a.m.

Deputy observed female operating vehicle with no driver’s license on the 2100 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE. Driver arrested for DAC-IPS, DWI and possession of a controlled substance.

DWI, 2:43 a.m.

Deputy checked on suspicious vehicle on Dirk Ln. and Adams Ave. NW. Male arrested for DWI and 5th degree drugs.

Welfare Check, 2:40 a.m.

911 call of a male party being chased on Roosevelt Rd. and Hovet Dr. SE. Male party was found to be under the influence of a mood-altering drug and was arrested after he broke into a residence and resisted arrest.

FRIDAY, MARCH 26

Suspicious, 10:29 p.m.

Male arrested for fleeing on foot and controlled substance possession on the 49900 block of Jones Townhall Rd. NW in Solway.

Traffic Stop, 9:37 p.m.

Traffic stop on Spencer Rd. and Highway 89 NW. Driver arrested for DAC-IPS and passenger arrested for warrant.

Fire, 6:11 p.m.

Grass fire on Centerline Rd. and Deer Park Rd. SW. Fire department arrived and began taking care of it.

Welfare Check, 2:40 a.m.

Deputy advised a male walking through a cemetery on the 2500 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW when it was closed.

Suspicious, 2:16 a.m.

Deputy checked on person working in their garage on the 1200 block of 30th St. NW.

Fire, 1:05 a.m.

Deputy and Solway Fire responded to ditch fire on Centerline Rd. and Deer Park Rd. SW in Solway. No law enforcement needed.

Assault, 12:15 a.m.

Male party assaulted his mother on Sunset Way NW. Male arrested.


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.


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