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Police and fire report for April 12

Police Report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:


2:41 a.m. Friday, 2800 block of Ridgeway Avenue Northwest. Officers responded to a possible assault.


7:14 p.m. Thursday, 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A hit-and-run accident involving two vehicles was reported.

2:28 p.m. Thursday, intersection of Mill Street Northeast and Lake Avenue Northeast. A one-vehicle rollover resulted in no injuries.


5:13 p.m. Thursday, 1800 block of Bemidji Avenue North. A theft from a vehicle was reported.

11:43 a.m. Thursday, 2202 Division St. W. Someone drove away without paying for gas at Jack Stop.

Sheriff’s Report

The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls:

Property damage

6:50 a.m. Thursday, 7721 Spencer Road NW. Paintballs were shot at the town hall.

Fire Report

The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls:

12:35 p.m. Thursday, Oak Hall. Fire alarm.

2:28 p.m. Thursday, 3800 block of Mill Street Northeast. Motor vehicle accident.

1:01 a.m. Friday, 2500 block of Phoenix Loop Road. Medical call.

10:16 a.m. Friday, 1400 block of Grosbeak Road Northwest. A school bus carrying high school students went into a ditch, but there were no injuries.