Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 4/2-4/4

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, April 2, to Sunday, April 4.



Disturbing the Peace, 10:59 p.m.

Officer responded to a report of individuals playing basketball after park hours on the 1100 block of Mississippi Ave. NW. Individuals left without incident.

Assault, 10:28 a.m.

Adult female cited for disorderly conduct at Arco downtown.

Theft, 10:16 a.m.

Shoplifter reported on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One cited and arrested.

Property Damage, 6:58 a.m.

Broken window on vehicle reported on the 1800 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Medical, 6:35 a.m.

Adult male suffered possible overdose on the 2900 block of Pine Ridge Ave. NW. Patient transported by EMS to Sanford.

Assault, 5:04 a.m.

Adult female placed under arrest for domestic assault on 5th St. NE.


Found, 8:33 p.m.

Officers recovered a stolen vehicle from Red Lake on Town Hall Rd. and Irvine Ave. NW.

Fire, 6:37 p.m.

Officers assisted the Bemidji Fire Department with a structure fire on the 800 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

Assault, 8:32 a.m.

Domestic assault reported on 26th St. NW. Probable cause for arrest issued on suspect.

Assault, 7:48 a.m.

One arrested for second degree assault on the 1400 block of 1st St. E.

Pursuit, 6:05 a.m.

Pursuit of stolen vehicle on Delton Ave. and 14th St. NW. Two juveniles arrested.

Traffic Stop, 2:32 a.m.

Traffic stop on Anne St. and Supreme Ct. NW. Driver cited for DAR. Passenger arrested on an outstanding warrant.


Medical, 8:10 p.m.

Officers responded to the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW on report of an overdose.

Drugs, 12:17 p.m.

Warrant, drug arrest on Irvine Ave. and 9th St. NW. One arrested.

DWI, 4:51 a.m.

Adult female arrested on the 2400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW for DWI.



Animal, 9:32 p.m.

Report that a dog may have been poisoned on the 19600 block of Mission Rd. SE in Cass Lake.

Medical, 2:47 p.m.

Drug related medical reported in Bemidji.

Traffic Stop, 2:45 p.m.

Two adults arrested on a traffic stop on Cardinal Rd. and Feelinrite Ln. NW.

911, 9:09 a.m.

911 call from a landline reported on the 35200 block of Weidenborner Rd. NE in Kelliher. Subject doesn’t have a landline.

Warrant, 1:42 a.m.

LLPD arrested subject with Beltrami warrant on the 29300 block of US Highway 2. Deputy received and subject was taken to jail.

Disorderly Conduct, 12:07 a.m.

Report of disorderly conduct on the 100 block of Cherry Blossom Ln. NE in Cass Lake. Female arrested on Beltrami County warrant.


Burglary, 3:35 p.m.

Report of an outbuilding burglary on the 7500 block of Jims Ct. NE in Tenstrike.

ATV, 3:11 p.m.

ATV crash on the 9200 block of Grange Rd. NW. One adult transported to ER via ambulance.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 12:27 p.m.

Caller reported the driver of another vehicle flicked him off on Highway 71 in Tenstrike. Forwarded to state patrol. Unable to locate.

Robbery, 4:18 a.m.

Robbery reported on the 7800 block of Long Lake Dr. NE. Suspects arrested after vehicle pursuit.


Medical, 3:08 p.m.

Three men capsized on Lake Marquette and swam to shore on the 1600 block of Oak Hills Rd. SW. Bemidji Ambulance transported to Sanford ER for hypothermia.

Suspicious, 5:45 a.m.

Subject arrested for warrant and fleeing on foot on the 7100 block of Balsam Rd. NW.


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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