Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 6/30-7/4

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department responded to from Thursday, June 30, through Monday, July 4.



Missing Person, 11:40 p.m.

Report of a missing child on the 500 block of Mississippi Ave. NW. Child found safe with guardian.

Disorderly Conduct, 11:08 p.m.

Caller reported illegal fireworks complaint on the 200 block of Lake Shore Dr. NE. Officer checked the area but found only legal fireworks were being used.

Disorderly Conduct, 9:15 p.m.

Two female ex-roommates yelling at each other on the 1100 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Parties agreed to go their separate ways upon officer’s arrival. Nothing criminal reported or observed.

Assault, 8:53 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of an assault on Irvine Ave. NW. Adult female arrested.

Disorderly Conduct, 8:40 p.m.

Officer mediated a civil dispute between soon-to-be ex-roommates on the 1100 block of Bemidji Ave. N.

Disorderly Conduct, 7:36 p.m.

Unruly juvenile physically fighting with mom. Transported to Northwest Juvenile Center and cited for disorderly conduct.

DWI, 6:41 p.m.

Welfare check on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Female arrested for several charges.

Welfare Check, 5:14 p.m.

Officer responded to a report of a child falling out of a window on 9th St. NW.

Animal, 1:13 p.m.

Officer responded to the 1600 block of 5th St. NE on report of five abandoned four-week-old kittens. A citizen agreed to take custody of the kittens due to the kittens needing milk and additional care that could not be provided at the pound.


Fire, 11:37 p.m.

Garage fire set off by fireworks on the 5200 block of Willshar Way NW.

Suspicious, 12:47 p.m.

Officer responded to a male party messing with parade floats on 18th St. and America Ave. NW. Nothing criminal was present and the male left without issues.

Welfare Check, 4:03 a.m.

Welfare check on a male passed out in a women’s bathroom on the 400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. SE. Subject picked up by Bemidji Ambulance and brought to ER.

911, 1:35 a.m.

911 report of a handgun being aimed at someone on 5th St. and Gould Ave. NE. Unable to contact or locate the caller.

Assault, 1:29 a.m.

Second-hand rep[ort of a possible domestic assault on 1st St. E. Probable cause to arrest was issued for felony DANCO violation and felony domestic assault/fear.


Suspicious, 10:45 p.m.

Officer took the report of suspicious activity on the 1400 block of Delton Ave. NW. The complainant later learned a friend of his was pranking him. No further actions taken or requested.

Fire, 9:54 p.m.

Assist Bemidji Fire at 100 block of Lake Shore Dr. NE.

Welfare Check, 9:44 p.m.

Officers responded to a welfare check on a toddler found alone in a neighbor’s yard on the 500 block of 8th St. SE. Guardians were located.

Agency Assist, 6:28 p.m.

One arrested on Anne St. and Irvine Ave. NW.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 2:20 p.m.

Officer took a driving complaint on Roosevelt Rd. and Tyler Ave. SE. Upon locating the driver, the elderly male was garage saling. Nothing further was needed.

Disorderly Conduct, 12:46 p.m.

Arrested one adult male for disorderly conduct and terroristic threats on the 100 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. Male obstructed with force while being placed under arrest.

Assautl, 8:06 a.m.

Male arrested for domestic assault and a warrant for the same charge on the 2600 block of Delton Ave. NW.

Property Damage, 5:03 a.m.

Damage to a vehicle sometime during the night on the 3900 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Sugar in gas tank and slashed tire.


Disorderly Conduct, 11:26 p.m.

Several juveniles fighting at the Water Carnival on the 1100 block of Event Center Dr. NE.

Welfare Check, 8:35 p.m.

Welfare check on juvenile near roadway on Anne St. and Supreme Ct. NW. Juvenile’s guardian and the juvenile were reunited.

Welfare Check, 8:22 p.m.

Welfare check on unattended child found in hallway of apartment building on the 600 block of America Ave. NW. Child reunited with adult family member.

Traffic Stop, 7:56 p.m.

Traffic stop on Circuit St. SW and Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Driver and passenger arrested.

Suspicious, 3:35 p.m.

Officer contacted a male about a suspicious person on the 700 block of 20th St. NW. Upon contact, it was his roommate. Nothing further was requested.

Weapons Offenses, 3:15 p.m.

Officers responded to a weapons call on Paul Bunyan Dr. and Trustar Ave. NW. Upon arrival, one male was arrested for outstanding warrants.

Disorderly Conduct, 2:42 p.m.

Officer took a report of kids throwing water at vehicles on Beltrami Ave. and 3rd St. NW.

Civil, 12:53 p.m.

An individual reported a missing vehicle on the 500 block of 18th St. NW. It was soon determined that it had been borrowed by a sibling and no assistance was needed.

Robbery, 1:15 a.m.

Officer took a report of an armed robbery on the 700 block of 15th St. NW.

DWI, 12:28 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 2800 block of  Pine Ridge Ave. NW. Three people arrested.


Traffic Stop, 11:48 p.m.

Traffic stop on Conifer Ave. and 15th St. NW. Adult male placed under arrest on an outstanding warrant.

Suspicious, 11:35 p.m.

Officer responded to teh report of an individual possibly on the caller’s roof. Upon arrival to the 2500 block of Phoenix Loop NW, no one was located.

Juvenile/Status Crimes, 11:29 p.m.

Juvenile took off from home after getting accused of hitting his sibling.

Warrant, 11:16 p.m.

Report of vehicle in the roadway on the 400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. SE. Male individual placed under arrest for local warrant.

Suspicious, 9:19 p.m.

Report of people walking with a lot of bikes on 7th St. and Minnesota Ave. NW.

Animal, 9:16 a.m.

Report of animal bite on the 200 block of 25th St. NW. Owner was bit by own dog. No assistance needed.

Medical, 8:16 a.m.

Officers responded to an apparent overdose on the 1000 block of Park Ave. NW.

DWI, 1:07 a.m.

Adult female placed under arrest for DWI.

DWI, 12:52 a.m.

Traffic stop on Beltrami Ave. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.

Medical, 12:02 a.m.

One-year-old infant transported to the hospital by ambulance from Minnesota Ave. NW.


No data is available for Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office from Friday, July 1, through Monday, July 4.

DWI, 11:50 p.m.

Deputy checked on a vehicle parked at a business after-hours on the 8000 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Driver arrested for drug-DWI and possession of a controlled substance.

Assault, 7:52 p.m.

Report of a domestic assault on the 13800 block of Wonder Green Ln. SE. One adult female arrested.

DWI, 12:22 a.m.

Traffic stop on 23rd St. and Little Norway Ave. SE. Adult arrested for DWI and DAC-IPS.


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