Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 8/27-8/29

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Aug. 27, to Sunday, Aug. 29.



Theft, 2:46 p.m.

Report of a stolen vehicle on the 1800 block of America Ct. NW.

Dead Body, 5:16 p.m.

Male (21) located deceased in a residence on the 1500 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Death investigation underway.

DWI, 2:03 a.m.

Report of a vehicle accident on the 1200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.


Agency Assist, 11:29 p.m.

Assist with accident scene on Paul Bunyan Dr. and Highway 71 NW.

Assault, 11:15 p.m.

Female arrested for domestic assault on 1st St. E.

Medical, 8:30 p.m.

Officers responded to an overdose on the 1200 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

Civil, 7:40 p.m.

Reporting party states waitress accidentally spilled water on her purse on 3rd St. NW. Referred to conciliation court.

Theft, 9:17 a.m.

Theft of car tires at a local dealership on the 700 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Weapons Offenses, 12:51 a.m.

Accidental, self-inflicted gunshot wound in Bemidji.


Assault, 11:20 p.m.

Officers responded to a domestic assault on Minnesota Ave. NW. One male arrested.

Accident, 7:04 p.m.

Hit-and-run accident on the 3000 block of Division St. W.

Theft, 6:34 p.m.

Theft of tools and catalytic converter on the 900 block of Washington Ave. S.

Theft, 4:02 p.m.

Catalytic converter theft on the 4100 block of Technology Dr. NW.

Theft, 2:33 p.m.

Theft of a catalytic converter on the 1200 block of Naylor Dr. SE.

Theft, 5:57 a.m.

Theft of packages from doorway on the 2500 block of Irvine Ave. NW.

Warrant, 1:04 a.m.

Two individuals arrested for warrants on the 2900 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Suspicious, 12:31 a.m.

A male subject was arrested for a warrant and drug possession on the 2600 block of Delton Ave. NW.



Boat, 9:38 p.m.

Boater stranded in the weeds near Star Island. Leech Lake Tribal Police Department responded with their boat and freed the boater.

DWI, 7:30 p.m.

Female arrested for third-degree DWI and fifth-degree drugs on Highway 71 and Lakewood Dr. NW.

Fire, 12:34 p.m.

House fire on the 9700 block of Grange Rd. NW.

Theft, 8:35 a.m.

Theft of fishing equipment reported on the 7300 block of Memorial Ln. NW.

Disorderly Conduct, 5:12 a.m.

Checked on a vehicle on the 2100 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE. Driver arrested for DWI.

Agency Assist, 2:03 a.m.

Assist BPD in DWI investigation on the 1200 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.


Assist, 10:16 p.m.

Welfare checked turned into attempt-to-locate in Hines.

DWI, 10:16 p.m.

Traffic stop on Washington Ave. and Carr Lake Rd. SW. Driver and passenger arrested for drug DWI.

DWI, 7:25 p.m.

Male arrested for fourth-degree DWI on the 2600 block of Delton Ave. NW.

Property Damage, 12:15 p.m.

Mailbox was intentionally destroyed on the 11800 block of Paper Birch Dr. NE in Tenstrike.

Theft, 10:13 a.m.

Deputy took report of a stolen boat trailer from Gilstad Lake public water access in Blackduck.

DWI, 2:59 a.m.

Checked on a reckless driving vehicle on the 500 block of Lincoln Ave. SE. Driver arrested for DWI.


DWI, 9:08 p.m.

Traffic stop on Irvine Ave. and Highway 71 NW. Driver arrested for drug DWI and child endangerment.

DWI, 7:09 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 2100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Driver arrested for drug DWI, passenger arrested for warrant.

Civil, 11:48 a.m.

Complainant does not want her lawn mowed on the 10200 block of E Movil Lake Rd. NE. Advised on posting no trespass process.

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