Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 9/16-9/19

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Sept. 16, through Sunday, Sept. 18.



Theft, 9:01 p.m.

Theft from a vehicle on the 1400 block of 30th St. NW.

Animal, 7:09 p.m.

Bear running in town at local park on the 3900 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Bear was not an issue.

Ordinance Violations, 5:37 p.m.

Caller reporting neighbor’s poor property maintenance on the 600 block of 3rd St. NW.

Animal, 1:16 p.m.

Officer dispatched a deer on Lilac St. and Irvine Ave. NW that had two broken legs.


Assault, 11:22 p.m.

Officers responded to a fight on the 100 block of 3rd St. NW. Two subjects identified.

Suspicious, 7:58 p.m.

Caller reported returning home to find blood on her sidewalk. Officers followed blood to another residence and talked to a male who is in a wheelchair, who cut his toe unknowingly while delivering apples to his neighbors on Whispering Meadows Ct. NW.

Agency Assist, 7:21 p.m.

Vehicle complaint with parties drinking in a vehicle on Highway 2 and Clearline Rd. NW. Eighteen-year-old driver arrested and cited.

Assault, 7:01 p.m.

Officers responded to the report of a fight in progress on the 10200 block of Birchmont Dr. NE. Adult male placed under arrest.

Assault, 5:46 p.m.

Report of an assault on Park Ave. NW. Protective hold placed and charges referred. Juvenile arrested.

Burglary, 10:09 a.m.

Reported on the 1400 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.

DWI, 4:47 a.m.

Traffic stop on Bemidji Ave. and 11th St. NE. Adult female placed under arrest for false name and DWI.

Civil, 3:20 a.m.

One arrested and cited on the 2500 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.


Welfare Check, 11:10 p.m.

Welfare check on Calihan Ave. and 15th St. NE. One arrested.

Warrant, 5:52 p.m.

Male arrested on warrant on the 100 block of Pine Crest Ct. NW.

Traffic Stop, 5:31 p.m.

Traffic stop on 15th St. and Northern Cedar Ave. NW. One cited, one arrested.

Traffic Stop, 4:11 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Driver arrested on a warrant.

Security Check, 1:03 p.m.

Foot patrol in Ridgeway complex on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW led to the recovery of stolen property.

Burglary, 10:58 a.m.

Report of possible burglary on the 2500 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. RP requested informational report.

Violations/Court Orders, 9:08 a.m.

Report of HRO violation on Scott Ave. SE. Individual arrested.

Traffic Stop, 3:46 a.m.

Traffic stop on Bemidji Ave. and 9th St. NW. Driver arrested.

Assault, 2:07 a.m.

Report of a large fight on the 300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Multiple arrested and cited.

DWI, 2:00 a.m.

Traffic stop on Bemidji Ave. and 14th St. NE. Male driver placed under arrest for DWI.

Assault, 12:07 a.m.

Fight at local bar on the 100 block of 3rd St. NW.


Suspicious, 11:23 p.m.

Suspicious activity of two people carrying a traffic cone on the 1000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Admitted the cone wasn’t theirs and they were advised to put it back.

Theft, 4:27 p.m.

Theft from fish house on the 600 block of 4th St. NW.

Welfare Check, 3:15 p.m.

Caller upset that boyfriend is in jail. Advised to make contact with county attorney regarding charges.

Warrant, 2:37 p.m.

Report of a subject with a local warrant on the 600 block of America Ave. NW. Subject arrested.

Fire, 1:26 p.m.

Reported on the 1400 block of Bixby Ave. NE.

Warrant, 12:22 p.m.

Suspect arrested on local warrant on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Warrant, 10:38 a.m.

A juvenile was arrested on a warrant on the 2000 block of Division St. W.



Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 6:10 p.m.

Train was blocking Northwoods Rd. NW in Solway. Train cleared before any response.

Theft, 6:06 p.m.

Theft of a deer stand reported on the 6600 block of Pincherry Rd. NE.

Accident, 5:45 p.m.

Deputy advised of a hit and run on the 16300 block of Andrusia Rd. NE in Cass Lake.

DWI, 5:33 p.m.

Adult arrested for DWI on Mission Rd. and Power Dam Rd. NE in Cass Lake.

Burglary, 4:36 p.m.

Deputies responded to a burglary on the 3400 block of Division St. W.

Animal, 12:06 p.m.

Party bitten by his dog, dog destroyed.

Disorderly Conduct, 7:38 a.m.

Deputies responded to complaint of door knocking on the 1200 block of Little Norway Ave. SE.


Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 7:21 p.m.

Vehicle located and driver arrested by BPD officer on Highway 2 and Clearline Rd. NW in Solway.

ATV, 1:18 p.m.

Written warning issued for youthful passenger not wearing helmet and no headlights when required on the Old Fosston Trail.

Weapons Offenses, 12:24 p.m.

Deputies responded to the area of the 300 block of Meadow Ct. NE on report of gunshots. Unable to locate.

Assault, 8:56 a.m.

Adult male arrested for multiple charges on Roosevelt Rd. SE.

Assist, 4:04 a.m.

Deputies checked an area on the 29000 block of Irvine Ave. NW in Puposky for a vehicle of an assault suspect from Red Lake. Unable to locate.

DWI, 1:24 a.m.

Male party cited for fourth-degree DWI on Jacks Rd. and Cardinal Rd. NW. Arrested and released.


Weapons Offenses, 9:02 p.m.

Single report of multiple gunshots on the 600 block of Spirit Lake Rd. NE. Unable to locate.

Family matter-non criminal, 4:44 p.m.

Deputies spoke with juveniles on Little Norway Ave. SE in regards to the dangers of fire.

Animal, 1:20 p.m.

Deputies advised of phone call regarding a deer on the 1300 block of Scenic Highway SE in Pennington. Spoke with caller, advised to contact DNR if poaching is suspected.

Ordinance Violations, 9:20 a.m.

A complaint of ATVs in the Grant Creek Horse Camp on the 6100 block of Blom Rd. NW.

911, 12:52 a.m.

911 hangup on the 21900 block of Williams Rd. SE in Cass Lake. Female transported for possible medication overdose.


Weapons Offenses, 7:54 p.m.

Deputy checked the area of reported gunshots on the 400 block of Dewey Ave. SW in Bemidji. Gone on arrival.

Property Damage, 5:51 p.m.

Report of children throwing rocks on the 5600 block of Alps Ct. NW.

Animal, 3:42 p.m.

Dog killed with a crossbow on the 5000 block of Theater Ln. NW.

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