Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 4/16-4/18

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, April 16, to Sunday, April 18.



Welfare Check, 11:33 p.m.

Officer checked on a suspicious vehicle on the 400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Individuals having relationship issues.

Property, 9:59 p.m.

Recovered stolen vehicle on the 1400 block of Lakeview Dr. SW.

Theft, 8:40 p.m.

Stolen vehicle report on the 700 block of Washington Ave. S.

Harassment, 7:01 p.m.

Delayed report of an unidentified male harassing children on 2nd St. SE. Unable to locate male.

Theft, 6:44 p.m.

Stolen vehicle reported, later recovered.

Theft, 5:31 p.m.

Stolen bicycle reported on the 1800 block of Northern Cedar Ave. NW.

Violations/Court Orders, 8:27 a.m.

Arrests for violation of protection order on the 900 block of Carter Circle SE.

DWI, 2:23 a.m.

Traffic stop on Little Norway and 23rd St. SE. Driver arrested for DWI.


Suspicious, 8:58 p.m.

Officer checked on female throwing objects at a residence on the 500 block of 15th St. NW. Officer provided a courtesy ride to a business.

Other, 7:51 p.m.

Reporting party found a bone fragment on the 500 block of 4th St. SE. Officer visually determined bone to be non-human.

Disturbing the Peace, 7:55 p.m.

Legalize marijuana rally/amateur rap concert. Complainant on the 200 block of Irvine Ave. SW did not like the style of music playing.


Warrant, 10:14 p.m.

Male arrested on a warrant on the 600 block of Minnesota Ave. NW.

Traffic Stop, 9:11 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 1900 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Driver arrested on warrant.

Burglary, 2:40 p.m.

Garage burglary on the 1300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

Fire, 12:48 p.m.

Reported on the 1700 block of Norton Ave. NW.

Robbery, 7:15 a.m.

Reported robbery on the 1100 block of Park Ave. NW.



Weapons Offenses, 12:41 p.m.

Reported on the 5000 block of Kappes Ln. SE in Cass Lake.

Agency Assist, 11:38 a.m.

Report of property damage to business signs on the 200 block of Railroad Ave. SE in Blackduck.

Suspicious, 7:59 a.m.

Driver arrested on 23rd St. and Tyler Ave. SE. Charges forward against separate adult.

Weapons Offenses, 2:39 a.m.

Weapon call involving a firearm on the 22900 block of Silver Maple Rd. NW in Puposky.

Fire, 12:12 a.m.

Report of fire in a trailer house on the 2100 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE.


Burglary, 5:03 p.m.

Deputies responded to a burglary on the 5400 block of Hart Ln. NW.

Suspicious, 4:30

Driver arrested for multiple drug related charges and passenger arrested for fifth degree possession on the 7100 block of Pete Ln. NW.

Warrant, 3:14 p.m.

Deputies attempted to locate male subject of a felony warrant on the 29000 block of Cass River Rd. SE in Pennington.


Traffic Stop, 1:09 p.m.

Adult arrested for driving, gross misdemeanor driving status, on Doberman Ct. and Roosevelt Rd. SE.

Fire, 10:28 a.m.

Fire to a guest house reported on the 1800 block of Scenic Highway NE in Pennington.

Pursuit, 2:30 a.m.

Pursuit of a dirt bike on Washington Ave. and Highway 2 SE. Operator arrested for fleeing, DWI and receiving stolen property.


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 events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.

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