Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 5/5-5/7

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, May 5, through Sunday, May 7.



Welfare Check, 11:38 p.m.

Officers responded to the report of a male screaming on Minnesota Ave. NW. The nude adult male patient was transported to the hospital by EMS due to his altered mental status.

Warrant, 9:51 p.m.

Officers arrested adult male for multiple warrants on Minnesota Ave. NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 2:36 p.m.

Adult female arrested for disorderly conduct on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Suspicious, 4:20 a.m.

Officers responded to a disturbance on the 200 block of 26th St. NE. One arrested.


Fire, 5:13 p.m.

Report of uncontained fire on the 4600 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Fire was contained and being watched.

Welfare Check, 11:34 a.m.

Child running in the street on 15th St. NW. Child reunited with mother prior to officer arrival.

Accident, 9:34 a.m.

Officers took a report of a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash at the hospital.

Suspicious, 5:58 a.m.

Unknown person threw a can of kidney beans at a residence on the 600 block of Miles Ave. SE. No damage to the residence.

Accident, 2:33 a.m.

Hit-and-run in parking lot on the 100 block of 3rd St. NW. No injuries.

Warrant, 12:24 a.m.

Adult male arrested on out-of-county warrant on 30th St. and Park Ave. NW.


Burglary, 10:40 p.m.

Caller reported suspect entering his garage on 26th St. NW. Suspect was family member. No burglary occurred.

Weapons Offenses, 9:27 p.m.

Assault on the 400 block of Bemidji Ave. N.

Warrant, 7:38 p.m.

Warrant arrest on the 2100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Assist, 7:26 p.m.

Officer spoke to an adult male who reported he had an uncomfortable conversation about religion at a bar on Beltrami Ave. NW. No criminal activity reported, no actions requested.

Assist, 2:38 p.m.

Assist and advise on Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Angry customer went back and paid for uneaten food.

Disturbing the Peace, 2:16 p.m.

Report of female yelling in the park on the 300 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Female left the area and was no longer causing problems.

Theft, 7:50 a.m.

Cited and arrested one adult male for theft and outstanding warrant on the 2600 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.



Assist, 3:19 p.m.

Deputy gave a passenger a ride from the scene of a Minnesota State Patrol arrest on Highway 71 and Glidden Rd. NE.

DWI, 2:24 p.m.

Adult arrested for DWI and DL status violation on Fox Dr. and Adams Ave. NW.

Assault, 2:05 p.m.

Deputies investigated a domestic assault in Bemidji. A juvenile male was arrested.

Burglary, 11:57 a.m.

Deputy took a report of a burglary that occurred sometime this winter on the 1800 block of Cass Bluff Loop Rd. SE in Cass Lake.

Assault, 6:26 a.m.

Deputies investigated the report of a stabbing on the 5000 block of Theater Ln. NW. An adult male was arrested for second-degree assault and first-degree damage to property.


Disorderly Conduct, 10:06 p.m.

Assault report on Theater Ln. NW. One arrested on outstanding warrants.

DWI, 10:01 p.m.

Adult arrested for DWI and DL status violation on Mission Rd. and Roosevelt Rd. SE in Cass Lake.

Traffic Stop, 3:42 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 1800 block of Anne St. NW led to the arrest of an adult male for out-of-county warrant.

Warrant, 3:07 p.m.

Remove one complaint on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW led to the arrest of an adult male for multiple out-of-county felony warrants.

Fire, 9:54 a.m.

Deputy responded to a residential fire on the 1200 block of Little Norway Ave. SE.


Medical, 9:41 p.m.

Drug overdose in Cass Lake. Male party transported by ambulance then released.

Medical, 8:55 p.m.

Assist Hubbard County with a dirt bike crash on County Rd. 9 and Sunrise Drive.

Animal, 4:16 p.m.

Report of a bear cub in a tree on Hillcrest Dr. NE. No property damage or aggressive behavior exhibited.

Assault, 4:01 p.m.

Domestic assault between father and son in Bemidji. One arrested.

Other, 1:06 p.m.

Report of burnt trash blowing into neighbor’s yard on Nelson Lake Rd. NE in Hines.

Fire, 1:00 p.m.

Deputies responded to an out-of-control brush fire on Gadwall Ln. NW.

Suspicious, 1:04 a.m.

Suspicious vehicle complaint on Windy Hill Ln. SW. Driver arrested for DWI.

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