Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 7/22-7/24

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, July 22, through Sunday, July 24.



Disturbing the Peace, 11:05 p.m.

Neighbor’s children hitting walls on the 2500 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Reporting party later called again stating children quieted down.

Warrant, 10:22 p.m.

Adult male placed under arrest for an outstanding warrant on Bemidji Ave. and 10th St. NE.

Traffic Stop, 8:44 p.m.

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


Disorerly Conduct, 11:10 p.m.

Disorderly conduct on Minnesota Ave. and 3rd St. NW. One arrested.

Missing Person, 5:24 p.m.

Son woke up in the morning to find mother gone on Pine Ridge Ave. NW. Is not answering phone calls.

Warrant, 2:29 p.m.

Warrant arrest on the 2900 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Assault, 1:07 a.m.

Officers responded to an assault in progress on the 300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Multiple individuals placed under arrest on multiple charges.

Assault, 12:09 a.m.

Report of an assault on 6th St. SE. One arrested.


Assist, 8:56 p.m.

Officer assisted Cass County probation, juvenile male placed under arrest on Bixby Ave. NE.

Accident, 5:45 p.m.

An officer responded to a two-vehicle accident on the 600 block of 2nd St. SE. A driver was arrested for DWI.

Theft, 1:55 p.m.

Report of stolen bike on the 900 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

Medical, 11:19 a.m.

Adult male suffering from apparent drug overdose on the 2900 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW transported to Sanford Bemidji.

Theft, 7:02 a.m.

Theft of a campaign sign on the 400 block of Lincoln Ave. SE.



Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 11:45 p.m.

One male arrested for DWI on Washington Ave. S.

Sex Crimes, 7:46 p.m.

One male arrested for criminal sexual conduct on Old Willow Ct. NW.

ATV, 4:21 p.m.

ATV crash with minor injury on the 6000 block of Scribner Rd. NW.


Fire, 10:10 p.m.

Deputy responded to a car fire on Highway 2 and Paul Bunyan Dr. SE.


Weapons Offenses, 8:40 p.m.

Deputy responded to a report of a gun being pointed at a vehicle by a child on the 20600 block of Connection Dr. SE in Pennington. Firearm was found to be a BB gun. Handled by Leech Lake Tribal Police prior to deputy arrival.

Fire, 2:17 p.m.

Fire Department extinguished a wild fire in the ditch on Highway 72 and Waldo Rd. NE in Kelliher.

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