Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 9/1-9/5

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Thursday, Sept. 1, through Monday, Sept. 5.



Assault, 8:01 p.m.

Report of an assault on Ridgeway Ave. NW. Male arrested for domestic assault.

Theft, 4:05 p.m.

Officer took a report of shoplifting on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One female arrested on outstanding warrants.

Disorderly Conduct, 9:15 a.m.

Officers responded to a disorderly removal of two individuals on the 600 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. Upon arrival, female was arrested for multiple charges.

DWI, 1:52 a.m.

Vehicle rollover on Highway 2 and Division St. W. Driver arrested.


Assault, 11:08 p.m.

Male arrested for assault after a reported stabbing on the 900 block of 26th St. NW.

DWI, 10:50 p.m.

Traffic stop on 15th St. NW. Driver arrested.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 10:16 p.m.

Officer checked the area of the 2100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW for the report of vehicles possibly racing. None were located.

Traffic Stop, 8:19 p.m.

Traffic stop on Bemidji Ave. and 10th St. NE. One arrested for multiple charges and an outstanding warrant.

Harassment, 7:15 p.m.

Complainant saw someone she recognized and threw a cup at them, then yelled at them from her vehicle on the 500 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Complainant called about harassment when the male began videotaping her vehicle.

Disorderly Conduct, 5:44 p.m.

Advised subject to refrain from using vulgar terms around children on the 800 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

Welfare Check, 4:29 p.m.

Wife reported her husband missing but later was able to locate him on Irvine Ave. NW.

Theft, 10:34 a.m.

Report of shoplifter on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One arrested.

Traffic Stop, 12:50 a.m.

Traffic stop on Irvine Ave. and 15th St. NW. One arrested for an outstanding warrant.


DWI, 11:18 p.m.

Traffic stop on Beltrami Ave. and 2nd St. NW. Driver arrested.

DWI, 8:24 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 1700 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Adult female placed under arrest for DWI.

Traffic Stop, 12:28 p.m.

Traffic stop on Middle School Dr. and 15th St. NW. Narcotics found.

Weapons Offenses, 11:00 a.m.

Found firearm on the 2700 block of Calihan Ave. nE.

Suspicious, 11:01 a.m.

Suspicious individual observed on Park Ave. and 20th St. NW. Arrested on an outstanding warrant.

DWI, 3:17 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 2400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Driver arrested on multiple charges.

DWI, 1:47 a.m.

Traffic stop on Park Ave. and 4th St. NW. One arrested.

Weapons Offenses, 12:50 a.m.

Officers responded to the report of a male who had forced his way into a residence with a firearm on the 3900 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Subject placed under arrest for numerous felonies.

Suspicious, 12:27 a.m.

Welfare check was conducted on male reportedly walking in road on Irvine Ave. and 9th St. NW. Male was reported missing in another county and cleared from NCIC.

Warrant, 12:19 a.m.

Adult male placed under arrest for an outstanding warrant on the 300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.


Warrant, 9:28 p.m.

Adult male placed under arrest for an outstanding warrant on the 2900 block of Ridgeway Ave. nW.

Weapons Offenses, 8:50 p.m.

Third-hand report of a brandishing of weapon on the 600 block of Anne St. NW.

Suspicious, 8:07 p.m.

Officers responded to the report of juveniles playing on a roof on the 800 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Upon arrival the subjects got down without incident.

Fire, 6:23 p.m.

Reported on the 2300 block of Calihan Ave. NE.

Pursuit, 5:45 p.m.

Suspicious activity call led to vehicle pursuit. One arrested on the 500 block of 26th St. NW.

Sex Crimes, 4:55 p.m.

An officer took a report of a sexual assault on Ridgeway Ave. NW. Male arrested.

Disorderly Conduct, 4:26 p.m.

Report of a domestic on America Ave. NW. Talked to male who reported that he was yelling about the children plugging the toilet with toys. Officers found children inside residence sleeping and no other adults present. Evidence of a clogged toilet was observed.

Medical, 1:11 p.m.

Medical call of an unresponsive male on America Ave. NW. Firefighters and officers spoke with male who was simply napping. Ambulance canceled.

Assault, 3:24 a.m.

Officers responded to the report of a domestic assault in progress on 1st St. E. Adult female placed under arrest.

Disorderly Conduct, 2:42 a.m.

Several reports of gunshots in the Nymore area of the 600 block of Miles Ave. SE. Officers searched the area and spoke with individuals who reported observing fireworks.


Warrant, 11:49 p.m.

Officer arrested female on her warrant on Irvine Ave. and 5th St. NW.

Warrant, 11:33 p.m.

Subject remanded directly to Cass County on their warrant.

Drugs, 11:20 p.m.

Multiple individuals placed under arrest on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Harassment, 7:54 p.m.

Subject wanted OFP against the POTUS after subject watched his speech and felt threatened by him. Officer advised caller that she has First Amendment rights to continue her journalism.

Drugs, 4:49 p.m.

TSA turned over THC vape canisters and small amount of marijuana seized from passenger on the 3800 block of Moberg Dr. NW to be destroyed at LEC.

Public Relations, 1:25 p.m.

Foot patrol at the mall on the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Contact was made with individual with outstanding Beltrami County warrant. Individual arrested and transported without issue.



DWI, 9:54 p.m.

Adult arrested for DWI and passenger arrested for warrant on Irvine Ave. NW.

Weapons Offenses, 2:13 p.m.

Reported on the 6100 block of Blom Rd. NW.

Assault, 8:56 a.m.

Deputies responded to a domestic assault in progress on Mission Rd. SE in Cass Lake. One arrested.


Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 10:22 p.m.

Deputy spoke with two parties skating in the roadway on Bemidji Ave. and 19th St. NW.

Theft, 11:43 a.m.

Deputies advised of a vehicle theft on Lumberjack Rd. NW in Puposky.

Weapons Offenses, 7:33 a.m.

Report of a large number of shots fired since dawn on the 5500 block of Sundown Rd. NW in Solway. Caller advised of early goose season.

Assault, 4:51 a.m.

Report of a fight on Little Norway Ave. SE. Forwarding charges.


Agency Assist, 10:45 p.m.

Assist found to be a call for Bemidji Fire. One arrested on the 16300 block of Evening Star Trl.

Theft, 11:27 a.m.

Deputies took a call in regards to a possible stolen vehicle on the 4700 block of Deervine Trl. NE in Tenstrike.


Suspicious, 11:46 p.m.

Fireworks or possible gunshots reported on Radar Rd. and Nature Rd. NW. Gone on arrival.

Accident, 6:11 p.m.

Vehicle pursuit with a squad car damaged on Bemidji Ave. and 8th St. NW. One arrested.

Traffic Stop, 1:41 a.m.

Traffic stop on Irvine Ave. and Justice Rd. NW. Female driver arrested for DWI.


Traffic Stop, 8:46 p.m.

Adult male arrested for possession of a controlled substance on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW.

Weapons Offenses, 6:35 p.m.

Report of the sound of gunshots on Log Hoist Ct. NW in Tenstrike.

Warrant, 5:10 p.m.

Adult female arrested on a warrant on 10th St. and Birchmont Dr. NE.

Traffic Stop, 4:55 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 900 block of Lake Shore Dr. NE. Driver arrested for IPS driving status.

Theft, 1:24 a.m.

Theft of vehicle on the 8500 block of Highway 1 NE in Blackduck.

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