Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 8/12-8/15

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Thursday, Aug. 12, to Sunday, Aug. 15.

BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT

SUNDAY, AUG. 15

DWI, 3:43 a.m.

Vehicle call complaint on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Driver was arrested for DWI.

Suspicious, 2:32 a.m.

Officers responded to the report of a teenage male knocking on windows and taking off on foot on the 2500 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. Officers were unable to locate male juvenile at this time.

Suspicious, 12:02 a.m.

Intoxicated male found half-undressed on 5th St. and Bemidji Ave. N. Courtesy ride given after he denied medical attention.

SATURDAY, AUG. 14

DWI, 11:00 p.m.

Traffic stop on Highway 2 and Animal Land Dr. SE. Driver and passenger arrested on DWI and warrant.

Fire, 5:04 p.m.

Officer assisted with a field fire on the 3500 block of Moberg Dr. NW.

Warrant, 2:51 p.m.

Individual arrested on a warrant on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Theft, 10:46 a.m.

Officer took a report of a theft from a vehicle on the 600 block of 34th St. NW.

DWI, 2:29 a.m.

911 open line asking for help on the 1200 block of 23rd ST. NW. Adult male arrested for DWI.

Theft, 12:39 a.m.

Theft of a catalytic converter on the 1400 block of 30th St. NW.

FRIDAY, AUG. 13

Suspicious, 1:24 p.m.

Report of a suspicious vehicle on the 800 block of America Ave. NW. Vehicle was stolen and returned to owner.

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

Officers assisted Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office with taking an adult female into custody for an A&D hold on the 2800 block of Pine Ridge Ave. NW.

Theft, 5:53 a.m.

Report of shoplifting on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Male arrested.

DWI, 1:50 a.m.

Officers responded to the report of a loud party in a city park on the 3500 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. Multiple individuals placed under arrest.

Public Relations, 12:11 a.m.

Officers conducted a foot patrol on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Adult female placed under arrest for numerous outstanding warrants.

THURSDAY, AUG. 12

DWI, 10:20 p.m.

Car fire on Highway 2 and Washington Ave. SE. Driver arrested for DWI.

Theft, 2:56 p.m.

Report of a stolen vehicle on the 800 block of Washington Ave. S.

Theft, 10:20 a.m.

Burglary of garage and theft of medications on the 600 block of Mississippi Ave. NW.

Warrant, 2:07 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 1000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Multiple individuals placed under arrest.

BELTRAMI COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

SUNDAY, AUG. 15

Traffic Stop, 9:24 p.m.

Traffic stop on Cardinal Rd. and Early Pioneer Dr. NW. Driver arrested for drug DWI, two passengers arrested on warrants and a false name.

Assault, 9:05 p.m.

Report of physical domestic on Knappen Hill Rd. NE. Male party arrested.

911, 1:10 p.m.

iPhone experiencing a bumpy ride in a boat used Emergency SOS to auto-launch 911 near Cass Lake. It felt lucky it wasn’t phone overboard. No need for response by BCSO.

Traffic Stop, 12:35 p.m.

Traffic stop on Irvine Ave. and Justice Rd. NW. Driver arrested on multiple charges.

Animal, 9:38 a.m.

Report of an at-large dog killing a kitten on Little Norway Ave. SE.

SATURDAY, AUG. 14

DWI, 10:03 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW. Driver arrested for drug DWI.

Disorderly Conduct, 8:01 p.m.

Report of an intoxicated male, driving and assaulting others on the 7200 block of Fairgrounds Rd. NW. Male subject was arrested.

Animal, 10:35 a.m.

Three sheep on the loose on the 2000 block of Monarch Dr. SW. Unable to contact owner, and deputy unable to herd them without canine assistance. RP instructed to call again tomorrow if sheep are still wandering.

Agency Assist, 7:18 a.m.

Deputy assisted the BPD and arrested an adult male for a warrant on the 800 block of America Ave. NW.

DWI, 3:53 a.m.

One male arrested for DWI, one male arrested for warrant on Wild Rose Ln. and Cardinal Rd. NW.

DWI, 3:34 a.m.

Traffic stop on Highway 2 and Theater Ln NW. Adult male and adult female arrested for numerous charges including DWI and possession of controlled substances.

FRIDAY, AUG. 13

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 10:50 p.m.

Reckless vehicle complaint on Cardinal Rd. and Balsam Rd. NW. Male driver arrested for DWI.

Property Damage, 10:01 p.m.

Male broke window on a car on the 7200 block of Fairgrounds Rd. NW.

DWI, 7:21 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 6700 block of Fairgrounds Rd. NW. Driver arrested for drug DWI and warrant.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 5:25 p.m.

Reckless vehicle complaint on Highway 89 and Sweet Sap Rd. NW. Driver arrested on an outstanding warrant.

THURSDAY, AUG. 12

Car fire on Highway 2 and Washington Ave. S. BPD arrested driver for DWI.

Suspicious, 8:54 p.m.

Suspicious vehicle on the 13100 block of Birchmont Beach Rd. NE. Two females arrested.

Traffic Stop, 5:11 p.m.

Traffic stop on Park Ave. and 15th St. NW. Driver arrested for DAR and DWI.

Weapons Offenses, 7:08 a.m.

Deputy checked the area for the sound of one gun shot on the 1100 block of Miles Ave. SE. All appeared to be well.

911, 2:55 a.m.

Impaired driver got lost on Becida Rd. and Apple Lake Ln. SW. One arrested for DWI.

 


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers all the beats in north-central Minnesota, such as local government, crime, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University.


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