Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 7/8-7/10

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, July 8, through Sunday, July 10.



Suspicious, 11:18 p.m.

Officer checked on subjects near road after hearing yelling on the 600 block of 3rd St. NW. All was found to be fine.

Hazards (dangerous), 9:27 p.m.

Officer spoke with a male regarding a branch on a power line on the 700 block of Irvine Ave. NW. The power company was made aware of the situation.

Suspicious, 8:29 p.m.

Warrant arrest on the 1700 block of America Ave. NW.

Suspicious, 8:29 p.m.

Officer arrested female on her warrant on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Assault, 8:03 p.m.

Report of a disagreement between two males who claimed to be friends on the 400 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Neither wished to pursue charges and each went on their separate ways.

Theft, 5:31 p.m.

Theft from vehicle reported on the 2000 block of Division St. W.

Assist, 2:33 p.m.

Officers assisted Leech Lake Tribal Police in attempts to locate a fleeing suspect on the 1300 block of Anne St. NW.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 11:20 a.m.

Road rage incident between two drivers on Paul Bunyan Dr. S. No action taken.

Hazards (dangerous), 10:26 a.m.

Report of tree on powerline on 8th St. and Mississippi Ave. NW. Handled by Bemidji Fire.

Welfare Check, 3:12 a.m.

Courtesy ride provided to ER at male’s request from the 1000 block of Washington Ave. S. Male stated he was having a difficult time sleeping.

DWI, 3:02 a.m.

Traffic stop on Washington Ave. and Carr Lake Rd. SE. Driver arrested.

Disorderly Conduct, 2:07 a.m.

Officers responded to the report of a neighbor being loud and possibly under the influence of a controlled substance on the 200 block of 9th St. NW. The subject was advised to quiet down.

Civil, 1:01 a.m.

Officer advised male on civil court process to get items back from girlfriend on 20th St. NW.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 12:58 a.m.

Two vehicles racing on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Driver arrested for DWI by Minnesota State Patrol.

Sex Crimes, 12:37 a.m.

Officers responded to a sexual assault in progress on the 600 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Adult male placed under arrest.


Assault, 10:55 p.m.

Adult male placed under arrest for domestic assault on Pine Ridge Ave. NW.

Welfare Check, 10:20 p.m.

Welfare check on work employee locked inside building on the 2400 block of Middle School Dr. NW. Offiers responded and unlocked doors.

Disorderly Conduct, 9:14 p.m.

Officers responded to the report of disorderly conduct on the 2900 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Adult female placed under arrest for an outstanding warrant.

Burglary, 3:49 p.m.

Theft of garden tools reported on the 2600 block of Bixby Ave. NE.

Theft, 2:12 p.m.

RP reported that someone took her tarp overnight from the 500 block of 3rd St. NW. Officers located tarp a few blocks away near the bike trail and returned tarp to owner. Tarp was abandoned and no suspects are available at this time.

Medical, 9:24 a.m.

Report of an overdose on the 1000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Patient transported to ER by EMS.

Burglary, 7:09 a.m.

Burglary to unoccupied apartment on the 800 block of Grant Ave. SE.

Assault, 1:17 a.m.

Report of an assault on the 2500 block of Park Ave. NW. One arrested, charges referred.


Assist, 11:34 p.m.

Officer assisted state patrol on a traffic stop on 10th St. and Jeannette Ave. NW. One arrested.

Disorderly Conduct, 11:31 p.m.

Adult male arrested for minor consume, obstruction, and threats of violence on the 3500 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. Charges referred on two juveniles.

Suspicious, 11:05 p.m.

Adutl female arrested for minor consume and obstruction on the 600 block of Miles Ave. SE. To be released when sober.

DWI, 8:16 p.m.

Traffic stop on Washington Ave. and Highway 2 SE. Driver arrested.

Disorderly Conduct, 6:43 p.m.

Officers responded to Beltrami Ave. and 2nd St. NW on report of a possible gunshot. Determined to be fireworks.

DWI, 3:28 p.m.

Driving complaint on the 2200 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.

Family Crimes, 2:36 p.m.

Report of female with questions regarding another individual’s medical information on the 1300 block of Anne St. NW. Individual was informed of HIPPA.

Theft, 1:23 p.m.

Report of vehicle theft on Minnesota Ave. NW. Determined to be unfounded as it had been simply moved.

Fraud, 11:38 a.m.

Elderly female was told by her daughter that the police were going to take her license. Officer assured female that officers were not trying to take her license.

Medical, 9:49 a.m.

Overdose reported on the 1800 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

DWI, 1:42 a.m.

Traffic stop on Pine Ridge Ave. and Maple Leaf Ct. NW. Adult female arrested for DWI.



Agency Assist, 8:12 p.m.

Adult male upset on Oscar Ave. NW in Blackduck due to a broken curtain rod.

Animal, 10:38 a.m.

Loose cow on Bootleg Lake Rd. SW. Owner got it back in the pasture.

Other, 9:47 a.m.

Deputies advised of a phone call regarding a broken shower rod on Oscar Ave. NW in Blackduck.

Disorderly Conduct, 1:21 a.m.

Report of possible burglary on the 1600 block of Scenic Highway SE in Pennington. Male transported to Sanford ER for head injury.


Assist, 11:09 p.m.

Deputies assisted MSP on Harriet Ave. and Highway 2 NW in Solway. No action by deputies needed. One arrested.

Missing Person, 5:59 p.m.

Report of missing 11-year-old juveniles at West Wind Resort in Waskish. Juveniles located safe near resort.


Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 8:16 p.m.

One arrested on Washington Ave. and Highway 2 SE.

Suspicious, 5:15 p.m.

Report of possible court order violation on Roosevelt Rd. SE. One arrested.

Disorderly Conduct, 11:27 a.m.

Male arrested for canceled license-IPS and criminal damage to property on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW.

Suspicious, 2:36 a.m.

Suspicious vehicle on the 100 block of Convenience Ln. SW. Multiple firearms were recovered. One 18-year-old and two juveniles were listed as the arrested parties.

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