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Police and fire report for April 16

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Police Report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:


5:31 p.m. Sunday, 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A 27-year old woman was arrested for shoplifting and drug paraphernalia possession.


4:06 p.m. Saturday, 2025 Paul Bunyan Drive NW. A iPad was stolen from a private party at Walmart.

Property damage

8:01 a.m. Sunday, 408 Beltrami Ave. A window at Ben Franklin was damaged.


6:03 p.m. Friday, 300 block of Beltrami Avenue Northwest. A small pin was found in candy at a local store.

Sheriff’s Report

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


2:39 p.m. Saturday, 20700 block of Littlers Road Southeast. Deputies responded to a report of domestic assault. A woman involved fled because she had an outstanding warrant.


4:20 a.m. Saturday, 10800 block of State Highway 89 Northwest. A 40-year old man was arrested for gross misdemeanor driving after cancellation inimical to public safety and felony fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance.

Fire Report

The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls:

9:08 p.m. Friday, 19th Street Northeast. Medical call.

11:01 a.m. Saturday, 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A gas odor was reported.

5:11 p.m. Saturday, 1700 block of Birchmont Drive Northeast. A fire alarm was activated.

8:24 p.m. Saturday, 200 block of 19th Street Northeast. Medical assist.

11:04 p.m. Saturday, 100 block of Third Street Northwest. Medical call.

9:43 a.m. Sunday, 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A gas smell was reported.

1:10 p.m. Sunday, 2600 block of Delton Avenue Northwest. Medical call.