Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 4/15-4/17

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, April 15, through Sunday, April 17.



Disorderly Conduct, 11:31 p.m.

Juvenile arrested on Irvine Ave. NW.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 9:47 p.m.

Check on a vehicle in the ditch on Highway 2 and Buttercup Ln. NW. One arrested for warrant.

Security Check, 7:54 p.m.

Adult male arrested for outstanding warrant on the 2900 block of Ridgway Ave. NW.

Medical, 3:57 p.m.

Overdose medical on Minnesota Ave. NW.

Assault, 5:15 a.m.

Officers responded to an assault in progress on the 1000 block of Dewey Ave. NE. Male individual arrested for DANCO violation.

DWI, 2:28 a.m.

Traffic stop on Maurice Ave. and 12th St. NW. Driver arrested. Two arrests made in total.

Assist, 1:31 a.m.

Officers assisted State Patrol on a traffic stop on Bemidji Ave. and 24th St. NE. One arrested.

DWI, 1:06 a.m.

Adult male placed under arrest following a vehicle pursuit on Highway 2 NW.


DWI, 11:51 p.m.

Traffic stop on 10th St. NW. Driver arrested.

Traffic Stop, 10:34 p.m.

Traffic stop for a headlight out on Minnesota Ave. and 4th St. NW. One arrested for DWI.

DWI, 9:50 p.m.

Traffic stop on Irvine Ave. and 28th St. NW. Adult female placed under arrest for DWI.

Suspicious, 8:41 p.m.

Officers checked the area of the 2600 block of Minnesota Ave. NW for the report of possible gun shots. No signs of distress were located.

DWI, 8:02 p.m.

Traffic stop on Tyler Ave. and Roosevelt Rd. SE. Driver arrested.

Warrant, 6:52 p.m.

Adult male placed under arrest for an outstanding warrant on the 2500 block of Itasca Loop NW.

Assist, 4:24 p.m.

Officer assisted another agency on a traffic stop on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Driver arrested for DWI.

Warrant, 12:38 p.m.

Warrant arrest on Irvine Ave. and 6th St. NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 9:03 a.m.

Report of a disorderly male on the 900 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. Male located and arrested for a warrant.

DWI, 1:52 a.m.

Traffic stop on Lake Ave. and 1st St. E. Adult female placed under arrest for DWI.


Accident, 3:11 a.m.

Officers responded to a two-car crash on 11th St. and Bemidji Ave. N. One juvenile arrested, another cited.

Assault, 2:02 a.m.

Officers responded to an assault in progress on the 100 block of 3rd St. NW. Male placed under arrest.

Traffic Stop, 12:39 a.m.

Traffic stop on 1st. St. and Wood Ave. SE. Multiple individuals placed under arrest.



Warrant, 4:30 a.m.

Male arrested for Beltrami County warrant and cited for false name on the 7900 block of Fairgrounds Rd. NW.


Suspicious, 9:51 p.m.

Male arrested for fleeing on foot, obstructing, and on warrants on Beltrami Ave. and 12th St. NW.

Traffic Stop, 8:40 p.m.

Deputy arrested one female for misdemeanor assault warrant on Irvine Ave. and Great Divide Rd. NW.

DWI, 6:48 p.m.

Male arrested for fourth-degree DWI and carrying a pistol while under the influence on Power Dam Rd. and Cap Endres Rd. NE in Cass Lake.

Theft, 1:47 p.m.

Deputy took a report of a stolen vehicle on the 2400 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE.

Assist, 9:40 a.m.

One arrested on Highway 2 and Highway 89 NW.


DWI, 9:43 p.m.

Traffic stop on Spencer Rd. and Cardinal Rd. NW. One male arrested for warrant, female arrested for fourth-degree DWI, fifth-degree drugs and DAR.

Assault, 5:18 a.m.

Investigation handled by Leech Lake Tribal PD on the 5000 block of Kappes Ln. SE in Cass Lake. One male arrested for domestic assault, minor consumption and disorderly conduct.

Assault, 2:36 a.m.

Two parties arrested for domestic assault and child endangerment on Augusta Dr. NE.

DWI, 1:01 a.m.

Report of an intoxicated driver on the 1200 block of Little Norway Ave. SE. One male arrested for DWI, female owner cited for open bottle and no insurance.

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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