Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 5/20-5/22

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, May 20, through Sunday, May 22.



DWI, 9:50 p.m.

Officer conducted a traffic stop on 9th St. NW. Male driver arrested.

Juvenile/Status Crimes, 7:04 p.m.

Officer located a juvenile runaway near 30th St. and Park Ave. NW. Subject arrested after fleeing.

Suspicious, 6:34 p.m.

Found knife collected for disposal on the 1200 block of Minnesota Ave. NW.

Assault, 4:14 p.m.

Caller reported several children were threatened by a male carrying a large knife on the 700 block of 30th St. NW.

Weapons Offenses, 3:26 p.m.

Unknown subject in a vehicle brandished a weapon at Cameron Park.

Property Damage, 11:20 a.m.

Report of graffiti spray-painted on the bike/walking trail near Lincoln Ave. NE.


Drugs, 11:52 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 100 block of 4th St. NW. Multiple individuals placed under arrest.

Weapons Offenses, 6:23 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a gunshot at an apartment complex on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 3:43 p.m.

Officers responded to a request to remove several individuals from a vacant apartment on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. One female in the apartment was arrested for an outstanding Beltrami County warrant.


Welfare Check, 7:42 p.m.

Welfare check on two arguing behind a closed business on the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Subjects were found dumpster diving. One male arrested on an out-of-county warrant.

Medical, 2:37 p.m.

Overdose subject in the bathroom of the library on the 500 block of America Ave. NW.



Weapons Offenses, 7:01 p.m.

Assist Clearwater County in locating a vehicle involved in an unlawful hunting complaint on Thoren Dr. NW in Solway.

DWI, 5:35 p.m.

Adult arrested for DWI on the 700 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Fire, 10:48 a.m.

Garage fire reported on the 8600 block of Grange Rd. NW.

Property, 9:40 a.m.

Report of a suspicious vehicle led to the recovery of an outstanding stolen vehicle from Bemidji on Highway 89 and Erick Lake Access NW.


Agency Assist, 11:52 p.m.

Adult arrested for DWI on the 100 block of 4th St. NW.

Burglary, 9:46 p.m.

Burglary reported on the 66500 block of Highway 89 NW in Grygla. One arrested.

Suspicious, 7:50 p.m.

Deputy checked on a male parked behind a tree near a business on the 5200 block of Theater Ln. NW. Male was using the facilities of nature.

911, 5:32 p.m.

911 hang up on the 15700 block of Puposky Rd. NW. User’s phone was acting up.

DWI, 2:26 a.m.

Adult arrested for DWI on Highway 71 and Wildwood Rd. NE.


Assault, 6:12 p.m.

One arrested in a domestic assault call on Highway 72 NE in Blackduck.

DWI, 5:40 p.m.

Driver arrested for DWI and driving status violation on the 8000 block of Irvine Ave. NW.

Warrant, 2:44 p.m.

Transported adult male to jail after he was arrested on a Beltrami County warrant on the 31300 block of Wejack Rd. in Cass Lake.

Traffic Stop, 4:14 a.m.

Traffic stop on Irvine Ave. and Lakewood Dr. NW. Verbal warning for license plate light out. Passenger arrested for DANCO violation.

Suspicious, 2:37 a.m.

Checked on a male outside a building on the 600 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. Was charging his phone.

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