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Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 4/7-4/9

Bemidji Blotter

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, April 7, through Sunday, April 9.



Theft, 10:23 p.m.

Stolen change from unlocked vehicle on the 2400 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Unable to locate female suspect.

Suspicious, 9:40 p.m.

Security check for a business on the 700 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Located fallen screen from window. Business was secure.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 8:52 p.m.

Officer responded to the 1800 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW for a vehicle complaint. The subject vehicle was located. The out-of-town elderly driver stated she had been trying to find her hotel. No actions taken.

Suspicious, 8:26 p.m.

Officer responded to the report of suspicious activity at a closed business on the 1300 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Officer spoke to two subjects who stated they only stopped near the business to smoke a cigarette. no criminal activity observed.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 6:02 p.m.

Complaint of vehicle swerving in a parking lot on the 1200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Driver was distracted while talking on speakerphone. Driver put phone down before driving away.

Theft, 2:56 p.m.

Theft from vehicle report on the 1400 block of Bixby Ave. NE. Multiple items stolen from vehicle.

Assault, 2:40 p.m.

One arrested on 22nd St. and Park Ave. NW.

Assault, 1:59 a.m.

Assault downtown after bar close on the 300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

Pursuit, 12:32 a.m.

Officers assisted the Minnesota State Patrol in a pursuit on 28th St. and Delton Ave. NW.


Disorderly Conduct, 11:57 p.m.

Citation issued for noisy party/disorderly house on the 600 block of Patriot Dr. NW.

Traffic Stop, 11:55 p.m.

Traffic stop on 9th St. and Mississippi Ave. NW. Driver cited and two arrested for warrants.

Suspicious, 6:37 p.m.

Report of fireworks being thrown from a car on Bemidji Ave. and Anne St. NW. Suspects stopped and cited.


Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 5:37 p.m.

Report of a road rage incident on Irvine Ave. and Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Medical, 11:01 a.m.

Officers assisted EMS with a subject who had fallen and could not get up.



Public Relations, 10:30 p.m.

Deputy received information pertaining to a vehicle involved in a pursuit earlier that morning on Irvine Ave. NW in Puposky.

Welfare Check, 6:21 p.m.

Welfare check requested on juveniles traveling with rough-looking adults on the 8000 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Unable to locate.

DWI, 4:45 p.m.

Adult arrested for DWI, warrant, and driver’s license status offense on 21st St. NW.

Animal, 3:45 p.m.

Deputy came across a cow in the middle of the road on Cardinal Rd. and Grange Rd. NW. Made contact with owner and had animal removed from road.

Medical, 10:34 a.m.

Deputy response to a possible overdose on Archery Rd. NW. Male left prior to arrival, deputies made contact with male on foot and had him checked out by EMS.


Assist, 7:34 p.m.

Motorist assist on Highway 71 NE in Tenstrike. Driver arrested for DUI.

Traffic Stop, 3:03 a.m.

Traffic stop on Tyler Ave. and 23rd St. SE. Female driver arrested for outstanding warrant and DWI.


Traffic Stop, 8:26 p.m.

Traffic stop on Roosevelt Rd. and Miles Ave. SE. Male driver arrested for Cass County warrant and DAC-IPS.

Traffic Stop, 4:13 p.m.

Stop for expired registration on the 2000 block of Division St. W. One arrested for DWI.

Traffic Stop, 3:57 p.m.

Adult arrested for warrants on Roosevelt Rd. and Grant Ave. SE.