Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 8/19-8/22

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Thursday, Aug. 19, to Sunday, Aug. 22.



Theft, 10:23 p.m.

An officer took a report of a theft from a vehicle on Gould Ave. and 5th St. NE.

Warrant, 10:24 p.m.

Officers arrested an adult male for outstanding warrants on the 1100 block of 1st St. E.

Theft, 3:53 p.m.

A theft was reported on the 2200 block of Division St. W.

Suspicious, 1:28 p.m.

Unfounded report of a man with a gun on the 2400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Violations/Court Orders, 11:28 a.m.

An individual was arrested on a DANCO violation on the 500 block of 20th St. NW.

Suspicious, 5:36 a.m.

Caller reporting someone messing with her lawn ornaments on the 1000 block of America Ave. NW. The only assistance she requested was information on an HRO.

Trespass, 2:59 a.m.

Officers checked on a suspicious female in the cemetery on the 2700 block of Ridgway Ave. NW after hours. Party was advised of hours and released.

Welfare Check, 2:35 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a female screaming and throwing rocks at her vehicle on the 2000 block of Conifer Ave. NW. Female was gone on arrival and unable to be located.

Suspicious, 12:47 a.m.

Officers checked on a suspicious vehicle on the 3600 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Officer educated the minors about the dangers of alcohol consumption.


DWI, 7:19 p.m.

Traffic stop on Bemidji Ave. and Anne St. NE. Driver arrested for DWI.

Agency Assist, 6:02 p.m.

Officer located male who had probable cause for arrest for assault. One arrested on the 600 block of 3rd St. NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 12:14 p.m.

Remove one call on the 2500 block of Hannah Ave. NW. Male arrested on out-of-county warrant. no new charges. Custody given to Hubbard County.

Assault, 9:41 a.m.

Two individuals were arrested following a dispute on the 1300 block of 3rd St. SE.

Suspicious, 4:33 a.m.

Officers checked on a suspicious male riding a bicycle with no lights on Itasca Loop and Conifer Ave. NW. Male was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Suspicious, 3:28 a.m.

Officers checked on a male holding onto a road sign on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Male was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Warrant, 2:53 a.m.

Male arrested on warrant on the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Suspicious, 1:21 a.m.

Officer checked on several reports of suspicious activity on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. One adult male was arrested for multiple outstanding warrants.


Assault, 5:14 p.m.

Officers took a report of a domestic. A female was arrested on a warrant on Irvine Ave. NW.

Traffic Stop, 1:56 p.m.

Male arrested on a warrant on Park Ave. NW.

Suspicious, 11:14 a.m.

Officers responded to suspicious activity on the 900 block of 30th St. NW. Male arrested on a warrant.

911, 7:52 a.m.

Report of an assault on Pine Ridge Ave. NW. One arrested.

DWI, 1:34 a.m.

Officer checked on a male sleeping in a vehicle on the 100 block of 3rd St. NW. Driver was arrested for DWI.


Disorderly Conduct, 6:34 p.m.

Report of an intoxicated male sleeping near an open case of beer on the 300 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Individualw as found to have a warrant out of Hubbard County. Transported to HC deputy and left in their custody.

Theft, 6:01 p.m.

An officer responded to a report of theft from a vehicle on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan dr. NW. One arrested.

Disorderly Conduct, 12:10 p.m.

Advised subject that management doesn’t want him living in a storage unit on the 3000 block of Irvine Ave. NW and he could be evicted if he doesn’t follow their rules.

Medical, 8:17 a.m.

Adult male overdose on the 1300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

Public Relations, 1:30 a.m.

Officers conducted a foot patrol on the 200 block of Midway Dr. S. One adult female was arrested for outstanding local warrants.

Traffic Stop, 12:00 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 2700 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Driver arrested on warrant and possession of narcotics.



Accident, 11:20 p.m.

The male party struck several mailboxes and passed out behind the wheel. Arrested on Jourdain Ct. and Highway 71 NE.

Weapons Offenses, 9:50 p.m.

The source of gunshots was unable to be located on the 4500 block of Sunset Meadows Rd. SW.

Traffic Stop, 2:41 p.m.

Adult arrested for fleeing, driving inimical to public safety, false name, and felony warrant on 4th St. and Wood Ave. SE.

Fire, 11:46 a.m.

Deputy checked the area of MidValley Ln. and Annalee Ln. NW for a possible wildfire. Unable to locate.

Medical, 11:49 a.m.

Male injured by a circular saw in Pinewood.

Assault, 5:38 a.m.

Adult arrested for second-degree assault on Alps Ct. NW.

Medical, 2:56 a.m.

Medical with Medivac Helicopter, Inc., in Shevlin.

Disturbing the Peace, 12:18 a.m.

Noise complaint on the 17500 block of Grassy Island Ln. NE in Hines. Those agreed to tone it down.


Assault, 9:55 p.m.

Party arrested for domestic assault on Ness Rd. NW.

Robbery, 6:02 p.m.

Report of a vehicle stolen at knife point 1.5 hours prior. One arrested on Highway 2 and Graycalm Ct. SE.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 8:17 a.m.

Deputy assisted with the removal of a fallen tree from the roadway on Stone Lake Rd. and Main St. SW in Wilton.


911, 4:09 p.m.

Young daughter wanted Cheetos and called 911 on Nordic Ave. NW.

Theft, 11:22 a.m.

Report of a UPS package theft from a residence on the 6000 block of Lindee Ln. NW.


Fire, 10:44 p.m.

Deputies assisted BFD with minor fire at a trailer house on the 200 block of Adams Ave. SW.

Warrant, 8:12 p.m.

Subject of warrant arrested on the 29300 block of US Highway 2.

Warrant, 10:34 a.m.

Subject arrested on a warrant on the 4800 block of Stacy Ann Dr. NW.

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. You can follow along with Larissa's live tweets of meetings and events on Twitter!

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