Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 9/24-9/27

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Thursday, Sept. 24, to Sunday, Sept. 27.



Found, 6:19 p.m.

Found bag of condoms collected for disposal from the 500 block of Minnesota Ave. NW.

Assault, 4:50 a.m.

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


DWI, 2:30 a.m.

Officer checked on an illegally parked vehicle on 26th St. and Delton Ave. NW. Driver arrested for DWI.

Suspicious, 2:07 a.m.

Report of two females walking on County Road #50. Officer located them and one of them had a baby. All three were given a courtesy ride to a residence on Miles Ave. SE.


Disturbing the Peace, 11:56 p.m.

Enthusiastic video game play on the 1100 block of 1st St. E.

Theft, 11:12 p.m.

Theft of a purse from a motor vehicle reported on the 2300 block of 24th St. NW.

DWI, 10:34 p.m.

Officer observed suspicious activity on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. One adult male was arrested.

Citizen Concerns, 5:48 p.m.

Officers answered a question over an event happening on Lake Bemidji.

Accident, 4:28 p.m.

Two vehicle accident on Anne St. and Highway 71 NW. Adult female arrested for DWI.

Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 2:25 p.m.

Stolen vehicle recovered and returned to owner. One arrested on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Property Damage, 2:19 p.m.

Report of damage to political signs on the 1600 block of Delton Ave. NW.

DWI, 3:39 a.m.

Harassment complaint. One arrested on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

Weapons Offenses, 2:20 a.m.

Officers responded to the report of a gunshot on the 2900 block of Pine Ridge Ave. NW. One adult female arrested.

Assault, 1:49 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of an assault on the 300 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. One arrested for DWI.


Suspicious, 11:01 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of an individual attempting to climb through a neighbor’s window. Was actually a friend of the renter speaking with her through the window on the 1100 block of 1st St. E.

DWI, 8:13 p.m.

Traffic stop on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Adult male arrested for DWI and DAC-IPS.

Warrant, 1:01 p.m.

Search warrant executed at apartment on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW. Subject of warrant taken into custody.

Theft, 12:46 p.m.

Campaign sign stolen overnight on the 2000 block of S. Lake Irving Dr. SW.

Suspicious, 3:49 a.m.

Officer located a vehicle in a city park after hours, in violation of city ordinance. Female passenger arrested on a warrant on the 1200 block of 23rd St. NW.

Suspicious, 2:50 a.m.

Officer stopped a bicycle for no lights on 2nd St. and Beltrami Ave. NW. Adult male arrested on a local warrant.



Alarm, 11:41 p.m.

Residential alarm. Homeowner is home and still requested law enforcement response on Morningside Ln. SE.

Drugs, 5:53 p.m.

Approximately 10 ounces of methamphetamine and one pound of marijuana located by a grouse hunter on Whispering Pine Ln. NW.

Assist, 2:35 p.m.

RLPD in pursuit, requesting assistance if they leave reservation. Vehicle pursuit stopped near mile marker 24 on Highway 89, no action taken by deputies.

Accident, 12:11 a.m.

One vehicle crash on Pinewood Rd. and Nelson Dam Rd. NW. Female driver has pending charges for DWI.


Property Damage, 9:28 p.m.

Report of attempted theft of campaign signs on the 2500 block of Sparrow Ln. SE. Suspect vehicle information added to the case.

Theft, 4:42 p.m.

Theft of Biden political sign with no suspect reported on the 18400 block of Buena Vista Ln. NW.

Boat, 1:56 p.m.

Adult arrest on multiple charges near Big Buzzle Rd. NW.

Theft, 12:22 p.m.

Theft of a political sign on the 16100 block of Golden Eagle Ct. NW.

Assist, 7:38 a.m.

Deputy assisted DNR officer on a traffic stop near Lookout Tower and Scenic Highway NE. One adult arrested by DNR.

Assault, 3:03 a.m.

Fight between two females at Bemidji Speedway on the 1800 block of Sunnyside Rd. SE. One female suffered minor abrasion to her head.


Traffic Stop, 11:43 a.m.

Adult arrested for warrant, DAR and DWI on Division St. W. Passenger arrested for false name.


Suspicious, 4:00 p.m.

Unable to locate aggressive vacuum salesman on the 1900 block of Oak Ridge Rd. SW.

DWI, 2:43 p.m.

Deputies responded to a reckless vehicle complaint on the 8700 block of Irvine Ave. NW. Adult female arrested for DUI.

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