Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 3/30-4/3

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Thursday, March 30, through Monday, April 3.



DWI, 10:24 p.m.

Traffic stop on 26th St. and Park Ave. NW. Verbal warning. One arrested.

Drugs, 2:58 p.m.

One juvenile arrested for possession of stolen prescription pills on the 3700 block of Bemidji Ave. N.

Assault, 1:18 a.m.

Female arrested on numerous charges on the 2100 block of Harrison Ct. SW.


Warrant, 11:32 p.m.

Adult male arrested on an outstanding warrant on the 1200 block of Pine Crest Ct. NW.

DWI, 9:40 p.m.

Traffic stop on Bemidji Ave. and 4th St. NW. One arrested.

Traffic Stop, 6:16 p.m.

Female arrested for DWI on 30th St. and Irvine Ave. NW. Male arrested on warrant. Child placed on a hold.

Burglary, 10:15 a.m.

Report of possible burglary on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Trespass, 2:16 a.m.

Male arrested for trespassing on the 42800 block of Minnkota Ave. NW.

Assault, 1:39 a.m.

Officers responded to an assault on the 1400 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Charges referred. One arrested.

DWI, 12:01 a.m.

Traffic stop on 4th St. and Irvine Ave. NW. One arrested


Assault, 10:15 p.m.

Female arrested for domestic assault on Irvine Ave. NW.

DWI, 9:26 p.m.

Traffic stop on 18th St. and Park Ave. NW. One arrested.

Disorderly Conduct, 9:00 p.m.

Officers checked the area of 2nd St. and Pershing Ave. SE for the report of teenagers possibly playing with a stun gun. The teenagers were not located.

Assault, 6:10 p.m.

Report of assault on the 3900 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Male arrested for DWI and another male was arrested for a DANCO violation.

Suspicious, 4:58 p.m.

Report of individual expressing their First Amendment right by holding a sign on the 300 block of Bemidji Ave. N. No action taken.

Assist, 1:09 p.m.

Assist homeowner locked out of her house on 26th St. NW. Officer kicked open the door, with owner’s consent, then repaired with supplies on site.

Disorderly Conduct, 3:22 a.m.

Officers mediated a disagreement between parties who reported hitting each other with a pillow on 3rd St. SE. Parties found different parts of the house to stay in.

Traffic Stop, 2:50 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Multiple individuals placed under arrest.

DWI, 1:50 a.m.

Driver arrested for DWI during a traffic stop on the 600 block of Minnesota Ave. NW.

DWI, 1:20 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 100 block of 3rd St. NW. Adult female arrested for DWI.


Traffic Stop, 8:06 p.m.

Traffic stop on 28th St. and Delton Ave. NW. One arrested.

Disorderly Conduct, 6:38 p.m.

Complaint of kids throwing eggs on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Officer unable to locate suspects.

Theft, 5:09 p.m.

Owner reporting vehicle on the 1100 block of America Ave. NW was stolen.

Assist, 2:44 a.m.

Courtesy ride given to the 3900 block of Irvine Ave. NW for a female who was released from the jail due to high jail population.

Assault, 1:40 a.m.

Adult female placed under arrest for domestic assault on Washington Ave. S.


Assault, 11:32 p.m.

Officers responded to a domestic assault on Mississippi Ave. NW. One female arrested.

Assist, 9:04 p.m.

Assist Minnesota State Patrol on traffic stop with stolen vehicle on Paul Bunyan Dr. and Washington Ave. S. One arrested.

Assault, 7:36 p.m.

Officers responded to a possible assault on the 2500 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Female transported to the ER for probable drug use. Two males arrested on warrants.

DWI, 6:41 p.m.

Officers responded to the report of a vehicle stuck in the ditch on Irvine Ave. and Balsam Rd. NW. Adult female placed under arrest for DWI.

Assault, 5:03 p.m.

Officers responded to an assault on Woodland Ave. SW. Female cited and arrested.

Warrant, 1:55 p.m.

One arrested on Paul Bunyan Dr. and Carr Lake Rd. SE.

Accident, 1:49 p.m.

Two-vehicle crash on Paul Bunyan Dr. and Partnership Ave. NW. One arrested.

Theft, 3:14 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of three individuals attempting to get into vehicles on hte 1800 block of Birchmont Dr. NE. One female arrested.

Traffic Stop, 12:26 a.m.

Traffic stop on Paul Bunyan Dr. and Hannah Ave. NW. Adult female placed under arrest.



DWI, 10:17 p.m.

Adult arrested for DWI on Bemidji Rd. and Wildwood Rd. NE.

Warrant, 8:53 p.m.

Male arrested on a Montana warrant on the 600 block of 4th St. SE.

Suspicious, 7:49 p.m.

Deputy checked on foot tracks leading to a proeprty on the 25300 block of Lanet Rd. NE in Blackduck that is supposed to be vacant. Civil paperwork was located posted on the door.

Warrant, 3:36 p.m.

Two arrested on Clearline Rd. SW in Solway.


Warrant, 9:31 p.m.

Female arrested on Beltrami County warrant in Crookston.

Assist, 6:39 p.m.

Info from Cass County on a carjacking. Car located by Leech Lake Tribal Police.

Medical, 3:57 p.m.

Deputies responded to an overdose on the 13000 block of Cardinal Rd. NW.

Warrant, 2:57 p.m.

Assisted Clearwater County Deputy with pre-booking for a local warrant.

Theft, 2:36 p.m.

Report of a stolen pickup truck on the 2900 block of Woodland Hill Dr. SE.

Suspicious, 11:50 a.m.

Rolled-over vehicle towed to Boggart’s from the 29300 block of Irvine Ave. NE.

Agency Assist, 2:16 a.m.

Deputies assisted Bemidji Police Department on the 42800 block of Minnkota Ave. NW. One arrested.


Weapons Offenses, 11:12 p.m.

Deputies assisted Red Lake Police Department with a driveby shooting on Highway 71 and Irvine Ave. NW.

DWI, 9:33 p.m.

Female arrested for DWI on the 2000 block of Francis Ct. SE.


Warrant, 1:19 a.m.

Male arrested on outstanding warrants on the 22300 block of Sprucewood Ln. NE in Hines.


Accident, 8:32 p.m.

Car vs. deer, no human injuries on the 5800 block of Sumac Rd. NE.

Assist, 11:25 a.m.

Property returned to law enforcement after it was discovered stolen from another county. Owner being notified by host agency to retrieve property from Beltrami County.

Animal, 9:11 a.m.

Dog on the 13900 block of Coyote Rd. NW bit a FedEx driver.

Theft, 8:09 a.m.

Theft of tools reported on the 3600 block of Kaymar Ct. SE.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 1:02 a.m.

Wrong-way driving complaint on Highway 2 and 15th St. NW. Vehicle located, female driver arrested by State Patrol 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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