Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 6/18-6/21

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Thursday, June 18, to Sunday, June 21.



Theft, 9:41 p.m.

Officer took a report of a theft of a motor vehicle on the 1200 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 7:15 p.m.

Report of an occupant drinking in a vehicle on the 600 block of Washington Ave. S. Officer located a soft drink can but no beer. Unfounded.

Suspicious, 6:05 p.m.

Officers were called for an adult male being loud on the 900 block of 30th St. NW. Male returned to his residence without incident.

Accident, 1:15 p.m.

An officer responded to a hit and run crash incident on Irvine Ave. and 29th St. NW.

Suspicious, 4:59 a.m.

Request to check on a male carrying a shovel on 5th St. NW. Subject was provided a courtesy ride. No other action required.

Burglary, 1:23 a.m.

Officers took a report of a burglary and criminal damage to property on the 2800 block of Pine Ridge Ave. NW.


Medical, 8:50 p.m.

Officers responded to an overdose.

Theft, 8:44 p.m.

Theft of a bicycle on the 100 block of Walborg Ave. NE. No suspects at this time.

Welfare Check, 7:37 p.m.

Officer responded to a welfare check on a female on the 500 block of Anne St. NW. Upon arrival, the intoxicated female was arrested for a local warrant.

Other, 7:41 p.m.

Reported theft of a vehicle. Found nearby. Caller misplaced where it was parked on the 200 block of 3rd St. NW.

Missing Person, 1:36 p.m.

Child walked away from grandma while she was getting her hair cut. Child reunited with grandfather.

Theft, 11:36 a.m.

Report of stolen bikes on the 600 block of Patriot Dr. NW.

Theft, 9:28 a.m.

Theft from vehicle reported on the 2800 block of Pine Ridge Ave. NW.

Hazards (dangerous), 8:46 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a loud boom on the 2500 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. Source was not located.

Assault, 1:46 a.m.

Officers responded to a fight at a local bar on the 100 block of 3rd St. NW.

Assault, 1:06 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a domestic assault. One adult male arrested.

Disorderly Conduct, 12:51 a.m.

Officer responded to a disorderly conduct on the 900 block of 30th St. NW.  Upon arrival, an unknown male threw beans at an AC unit. No further assistance was requested.


Violations/Court Orders, 11:33 p.m.

Officer responded to a report of an HRO violation. One adult male was arrested.

Other, 3:23 p.m.

Caller with concerns about exposure to covid at a local restaurant. Caller referred to MN department of health.

Assist, 1:28 p.m.

Investigators executed a search warrant on the 100 block of Lake Shore Dr. NE in reference to another agency’s fraud investigation.

Drugs, 9:51 a.m.

Caller reported lots of traffic coming and going from a residence on the 2800 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

Traffic Stop, 12:02 a.m.

An officer conducted a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle leaving the area of a crime scene. The vehicle on 8th St. and Irvine Ave. NW was determined not to be involved.


Property Damage, 11:39 p.m.

Officers took a report of property damage to a vehicle and residence on the 500 block of 9th St. NW.

DWI, 8:56 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Adult male arrested for DWI.

Accident, 3:00 p.m.

Bicyclists struck by vehicle on 15th St. and Irvine Ave. NW. Minor injuries.

Family Crimes, 10:50 a.m.

Family member has questions about custody because mother is high on meth.

Public Relations, 9:24 a.m.

Spoke with citizen about policing concerns.

Sex Crimes, 7:52 a.m.

One arrested for sexual assault on the 800 block of America Ave. NW.



Violations/Court Orders, 10:07 p.m.

Male arrested for violation of a DANCO in Cass Lake.

Property Damage, 6:37 p.m.

Vehicle entered the ditch and damaged a mailbox and planter on the 1300 block of Wolf Lake Dr. SE. No one witnessed the damage. Photos were taken, no suspects.

Disturbing the Peace, 3:28 p.m.

Neighbor shooting Tannerite on the 1900 block of Frohn Rd. NE. Range inspected and very suitable.

DWI, 2:25 a.m.

Male cited for 4th degree DWI on the 5700 block of Highway 89 NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 12:06 a.m.

Deputies responded to the area of Eckles Township for an assault. One female was arrested for first degree burglary and domestic assault.


Assault, 8:30 p.m.

Deputies responded to Alpine Village after an assault was reported. One male was arrested for domestic assault.

Assault, 8:15 a.m.

A male was arrested for domestic assault and property damage on the 2500 block of N. Plantagenet Rd. SW.

911, 7:28 a.m.

Son allegedly hiding caller’s glasses and address book in Blackduck. Unfounded.

Warrant, 4:45 a.m.

Male arrested on a warrant on the 2600 block of Delton Ave. NW.

DWI, 2:21 a.m.

Traffic stop on Osprey Ln. SE in Cass Lake. Three males arrested for multiple violations.


Assault, 4:55 p.m.

Initial report of a civil incident regarding a vehilce. During a return call, one adult female was arrested for domestic assault and possession of marijuana.


Assist, 11:09 p.m.

Assist Hubbard County with a sinking boat.

Suspicious, 9:15 p.m.

Suspicious people walking on a country road in Blackduck. They were provided a ride to the Lake of the Woods Co. line where they were to meet family.

Theft, 2:47 p.m.

Small trailer stolen from home last fall on the 2300 block of Madison Ave. SW.

Suspicious, 11:02 a.m.

Report of several flat tires in mid to late April. Possible nails on Island View Dr. between Irvine Ave. and Highway 71. Information only.

Violations/Court Orders, 8:56 a.m.

Subject arrested for DANCO violation in Bemidji.

Assault, 1:15 a.m.

Fight at the bar on the 200 block of Spirit Ave. NW in Wilton. Three arrested.

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