Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 6/7-6/11

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Wednesday, June 7, through Sunday, June 11.



Disorderly Conduct, 10:25 p.m.

Officers responded to the report of a possible fight and fireworks complaint on the 4000 block of Supreme Ct. NW. Upon arrival, it was determined no physical altercation had occurred.

Suspicious, 9:13 p.m.

Officers responded to the report of a suspicious individual on the 2500 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Subject placed under arrest for several outstanding warrants.

Littering, 3:22 p.m.

An officer responded to a littering complaint on the 1800 block of Conifer Ave. NW. Children were spoken to but the complaint was unfounded.

Sex Crimes, 3:04 p.m.

Report of sexual assault on 5th St. NW.

Suspicious, 12:31 p.m.

Suspicious person report on the 100 block of Gould Ave. SE. One arrested, one cited.

Warrant, 10:41 a.m.

Female arrested on warrant on the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. No new charges.

Suspicious, 10:13 a.m.

An officer checked on a camp on the 1000 block of Washington Ave. S. All agreed to move along and clean up.

Assist, 9:23 a.m.

Female stuck in elevator on the 500 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. Female removed by fire department.

DWI, 2:17 a.m.

Traffic stop on Bemidji Ave. and 29th St. NW. Adult male arrested for DWI.


Assist, 11:46 p.m.

Officer assisted in identifying a male and confirming their age on the 300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

Agency Assist, 10:41 p.m.

Local warrant arrest on Highway 89 in Red Lake.

DWI, 7:13 p.m.

Traffic stop on 26th St. and Park Ave. NW. Multiple arrested.

Fire, 4:18 a.m.

Reported on the 5200 block of Willshar Way NW.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 12:32 a.m.

Officer responded to 4th St. and Central Ave. SE for a vehicle complaint. Two people were arrested.


Assault, 8:11 p.m.

Female placed under arrest for domestic assault on Minnesota Ave. NW.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 4:04 p.m.

Verbal disagreement between caller and individual after male was slowing traffic on 23rd St. NW by riding an electronic scooter on the road. Cleared.

Harassment, 10:45 a.m.

Individual concerned he might be the victim of possible “swatting” event on Minnesota Ave. NW. Informational email sent out to the department.

Traffic Stop, 1:16 a.m.

Traffic stop on 26th St. and Bemidji Ave. N. Verbal warning to driver. Passenger arrested on warrant without incident. No new charges.

Disorderly Conduct, 12:34 a.m.

Adult male placed under arrest for multiple offenses on the 400 block of Bemidji Ave. N.


Disturbing the Peace, 11:14 p.m.

Noise complaint on juveniles playing basketball at a local park on the 1100 block of Mississippi Ave. NW.

Suspicious, 9:24 p.m.

Report of possible drugs being cooked in an apartment building on Pine Ridge Ave. NW. Report was unfounded.

Disorderly Conduct, 7:06 p.m.

An officer responded to the report of a disorderly male on the 900 block of 30th St. NW. The male was placed under arrest on a Hubbard County warrant and transported to Hubbard County.

Assault, 6:58 p.m.

Officers responded to the report of a domestic assault on the 2500 block of Itasca Loop NW. Multiple juveniles placed under arrest.

Suspicious, 6:06 p.m.

Officers responded to a local store on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW for a theft. One arrested, one cited.

Violations/Court Orders, 12:04 p.m.

DANCO arrest for another agency on the 900 block of 30th St. NW.

Drugs, 10:31 a.m.

Report of possible drug users on the 400 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Unable to locate.

Pursuit, 12:22 a.m.

Juvenile male arrested following a vehicle pursuit on 4th St. and Central Ave. SE.

Sex Crimes, 12:17 a.m.

Officers investigated criminal sexual conduct. One arrested on Ridgeway Ave. NW.


Traffic Stop, 10:14 p.m.

Traffic stop on 14th St. and Bemidji Ave. N. Adult male arrested on an outstanding warrant.

Suspicious, 9:12 p.m.

Officer arrested male on his warrant and for motor vehicle theft on the 9900 block of Irvine Ave. NW.

Burglary, 6:50 p.m.

Report of an attempted burglary on the 1300 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Male later arrested.

Sex Crimes, 2:13 p.m.

Runaway may have been victim of criminal sexual conduct.

Warrant, 12:35 p.m.

Male arrested on outstanding warrant on the 600 block of 3rd St. NW. No new charges.

Suspicious, 10:39 a.m.

Suspicious odor near a residence on the 600 block of 20th St. NW. Was a porcupine carcass.

DWI, 12:15 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. One arrested.



Animal, 11:57 p.m.

Deputies responded to the report of three bears at a residence on Clendell Ct. NE. Bears left upon arrival.

Warrant, 7:18 p.m.

Male arrested on a local warrant on Augusta Dr. NE.

Security Check, 3:28 p.m.

Extra patrol request at Bemidji Speedway parking lots.

Suspicious, 1:22 a.m.

Deputy checked the area for suspicious noises around a residence on Island View Dr. NW. Area checked with K9 and no one was located.


Warrant, 10:41 p.m.

Deputy advised of warrant pickup on Highway 89 in Red Lake. Bemidji Police Department handled call.

Welfare Check, 8:31 p.m.

Welfare check on juvenile females. One placed on mental health hold with Sanford, and one placed on protective hold at Northwest juvenile center.

Welfare Check, 5:42 p.m.

Female walking near Tyler and Roosevelt Rds. SE acting suspicious.

Traffic Stop, 4:21 p.m.

A female was arrested for a warrant at Trengove Rd. and Jones Townhall Rd. NW.

Traffic Stop, 2:46 a.m.

Traffic stop on Highway 2 and Highway 89 NW. Adult male arrested on multiple charges.


Assist, 10:54 p.m.

Assisted MSP on a traffic stop on 15th St. and Adams Ave. NW. One arrested.

Animal, 12:58 p.m.

Possible horse neglect in Puposky.

Assist, 11:25 a.m.

Male arrested at request of adult probation on Francis Ct. SE.

Civil, 10:01 a.m.

Deputy responded to a possible vehicle theft on Pete Ln. NW in Wilton. Upon investigation, it was learned the registered owner had taken their own vehicle and no theft occurred.

Alarm, 12:29 a.m.

Male owner of house on Idlewild Dr. NE drank too much wine and could not remember passcode. No assistance needed.


911, 10:29 p.m.

Disorderly person at a campground on the 3400 block of State Park Rd. NE.

Warrant, 2:52 p.m.

One arrested on Washington Ave. S.

Animal, 1:06 p.m.

Deputy responded to a residence on the 700 block of Archery Rd. NW who had located a sheep in their yard. Resident stated they would keep sheep until animal control could take care of it.


Welfare Check, 11:08 p.m.

Report of a male driver that had been drinking. Deputy located vehicle on the 7300 block of Power Dam Rd. NE and arrested male driver for DWI.

Animal, 11:52 a.m.

Deputy took report of two dogs that killed two chickens on the 5600 block of Elliot Rd. NE.

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