Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 5/26-5/29

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, May 26, through Monday, May 29.



DWI, 11:28 p.m.

Traffic stop on Paul Bunyan Dr. and Roosevelt Rd. SE. One arrested, one cited.

Welfare Check, 6:59 p.m.

Welfare check for screaming coming from an apartment on Delton Ave. NW. Officers spoke to a female resident who stated her sons were having a wrestling match over a tablet. No parties were injured and no criminal activity was observed.

Family Matter- Non Criminal, 6:49 p.m.

Caller with questions about how to deal with unruly teenage child on Bemidji Ave. N.

Suspicious, 6:31 p.m.

Caller believes her and son’s cell phones were “hacked” on 20th St. NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 6:18 p.m.

Office spoke to an agitated elderly male about his personal beliefs on other individuals wearing surgical masks on Washington Ave. S.

Fire, 3:41 p.m.

Officers assisted Bemidji Fire with a fire at a business in the Industrial Park.

Suspicious, 2:51 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a vehicle of a family member with a shotgun in it on 20th St. NW. Officers conducted a traffic stop on vehicle. No firearm located.

Suspicious, 12:50 p.m.

Officers responded to mobile home park on the 2900 block of Delton Ave. NW for a suspicious person. Officers located a subject with a felony warrant. Subject arrested.

Suspicious, 2:52 a.m.

Officer checked the area of the 3900 block of Irvine Ave. NW due to the motion light on a house turning on. Nothing out of the ordinary was located.

Welfare Check, 12:05 a.m.

Officers responded to a welfare check request on the 2400 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Adult female placed under arrest for numerous violations.


Weapons Offenses, 9:15 p.m.

Rabbit poaching and pellet gun complaint on Circle Pines Dr. NW.

Fire, 5:28 p.m.

Bemidji Police Officers assisted the Bemidji Fire Department with a tree fire on Carter Cir. SE.

Suspicious, 1:33 p.m.

Report of a suspicious male on 17th St. and Park Ave. NW. Male arrested for multiple warrants.

Found, 10:14 a.m.

Slide from an airsoft bb gun found in rental car upon return to Moberg Dr. NW.

DWI, 4:08 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Adult female arrested for DWI.

Suspicious, 2:42 a.m.

Officers responded to the report of several suspicious individuals on the 1400 block of America Ave. NW. Upon arrival, it was determined to be a graduation party.

DWI, 1:48 a.m.

Adult male arrested for DWI on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Released to sober party.

Disturbing the Peace, 1:38 a.m.

Officers responded to the complaint of kids playing basketball on the 1100 block of Mississippi Ave. NW. The kids decided to play elsewhere to appease the complainant.


DWI, 11:25 p.m.

Officers responded to a two-vehicle crash on Paul Bunyan Dr. and 23rd St. SE. Adult male placed under arrest for DWI.

DWI, 6:02 p.m.

Traffic stop on 11th St. and Mississippi Ave. NW. One arrested.

Theft, 4:59 p.m.

Theft of chain saw and shooting target on America Ave. NW.

Traffic Stop, 1:51 a.m.

Traffic stop on Minnesota Ave. NW. Adult female placed under arrest.

Welfare Check, 12:22 a.m.

Officers responded to a welfare check request on Irvine Ave. and 11th St. NW. Adult male placed under arrest for outstanding warrant.


Medical, 11:23 p.m.

Controlled substance overdose on 18th St. NW. Male patient denied medical attention.

Violations/Court Orders, 11:22 p.m.

Female arrested for court order violation on 3rd St. and Beltrami Ave. NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 10:30 p.m.

Female arrested on her warrants on the 600 block of Washington Ave. S.

Traffic Stop, 10:28 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 400 block of Bemidji Ave. N. One arrested.

Civil, 4:22 p.m.

Officer spoke with a male reporting a branch which he believed to be hanging too far out over a sidewalk on 26th St. and Bemidji Ave. N. The male was advised of his options.

Weapons Offenses, 3:04 p.m.

Spoke to a family about city ordinance regarding the use of pellet and bb guns in the city limits on 3rd St. SE. Cleared.

Assist, 2:33 p.m.

Subject requesting a courtesy ride to a local shelter. She was provided a ride, then changed her mind, and was provided a ride back.

Disorderly Conduct, 12:09 a.m.

Male arrested on warrant during remove one request on the 100 block of 3rd St. NW.



Theft, 7:53 p.m.

Male cited for stealing wood on the 7100 block of Pete Ln. NW in Wilton.

Accident, 4:55 p.m.

Report of a dog struck on the roadway near Wolf Lake Dr. and Roosevelt Rd. SE.

Suspicious, 7:35 a.m.

Suspicious male subject messing with church perimeter gate on the 700 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Told to move along.


Suspicious, 10:18 p.m.

Deputies advised of suspicious people on the 5000 block of Theater Ln. NW. One arrested.

Animal, 7:34 p.m.

Dogs observed chasing cows on the 9700 block of Grange Rd. NW.

Fire, 4:13 p.m.

Bemidji Fire and DNR on the scene near the 4900 block of Whitetail Rd. NE.


Accident, 11:25 p.m.

One arrested on Paul Bunyan Dr. and 23rd St. SE.

Assault, 11:05 p.m.

Deputies advised of a possible assault on Deervine Trl. NE in Puposky. One arrested.

Assault, 6:32 p.m.

A female was arrested for domestic assault on Wolf Lake Dr. SE.

Littering, 1:24 p.m.

Garbage dumped on ATV trail on the 2200 block of Scenic Highway NE in Cass Lake.

Fire, 7:19 a.m.

Reported on the 20800 block of Hines Rd. NE.

Assist, 1:24 a.m.

Red Lake Police Department requested to look for two parties related to overdose death.


Warrant, 9:24 p.m.

Female arrested on felony warrant on the 700 block of Woodland Ave. SW.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 4:43 p.m.

Vehicle of interest in possible theft located on Red Lake reservation. No Sheriff’s Office involvement.

Assist, 4:24 p.m.

Female arrested for probation violation on the 4800 block of Stacy Ann Dr. NW.

Theft, 2:09 p.m.

Deputy took a report of possible identity theft occurring in Lebanon.

Theft, 1:11 p.m.

Deputy took a theft report involving two 12-volt batteries from a construction site on the 1000 block of Emma Lou Ln. NW.

Animal, 10:28 a.m.

Deputy checked on a report of a rabid coyote in the roadway on the 3100 block of Becida Rd. SW. Coyote was gone on arrival and unable to be located.

Property, 9:22 a.m.

Two firearms missing or stolen on the 7200 block of Long Ln. NE.

Fire, 8:31 a.m.

Assisted fire with a propane tank issue on Rodeo Dr. NW. Found to be pollen in the air.

Harassment, 1:27 a.m.

Argument with a friend leading to harassment on the 4000 block of Punky Rd. NE.

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