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Police and fire report for August 21

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Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

Police Report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:


7:54 p.m. Saturday, 100 block of Third Street Northwest. A 24-year-old man was arrested and a 36-year-old man was cited after fighting was reported.



7:35 p.m. Saturday, 3200 block of Hannah Avenue Northwest. A theft was reported at Park Avenue Laundry.

2:15 p.m. Saturday, 800 block of Bemidji Avenue North. Bike theft.

12:59 p.m. Saturday, 3800 block of 3800 block of Valley View Drive Northeast. Theft from vehicle.

8:34 a.m. Saturday, 1700 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. Gasoline was stolen from a parked vehicle.

8:12 p.m. Friday, 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Drive South. Gas drive-off theft from Holiday.

3:27 p.m. Friday, 1600 block of Delton Avenue Northwest. Headphones were stolen.

12:49 p.m. Friday, 3600 block of Moberg Drive Northwest. Lost or stolen medications were reported.


4:32 p.m. Saturday, 1000 block of Irvine Avenue North. An unknown male entered a residence and took items without permission.

6:44 a.m. Saturday, 900 block of 20th Street Northwest. Tools were stolen from a garage.

5:51 p.m. Friday, 2600 block of Delton Avenue Northwest. A TV was stolen.


1:32 p.m. Saturday, 28th Street Northwest and Irvine Avenue Northwest. A 28-year-old woman was cited following a two-vehicle accident.

11:32 p.m. Friday, 2200 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A 57-year-old woman was cited after a two-vehicle accident.


1:15 p.m. Saturday, 1300 block of Second Street Southeast. An 11-year-old girl was receiving sexually harassing text messages from a 15-year-old boy.

Financial crimes

3:36 p.m. Friday, 1200 block of Industrial Park Drive Southeast. Possible employee theft was reported.

Sheriff’s Report

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


7:32 23 p.m. Sunday, 20000 block of Cardinal Road Northwest. A chest freezer full of meat, ammunition and blue Motorola communicators were stolen.

5:28 p.m. Saturday, 61000 block of Bottom Road Northwest, Grygla. A cabin was burglarized.

10:46 a.m. Saturday, 61000 block of Jelle Road Northwest, Grygla. A cabin was broken into and ransacked.


10:06 a.m. Sunday, 8000 block of Irvine Avenue Northwest. Gas drive-off theft form TomStop.

4:33 p.m. Saturday, 8000 block of Irvine Avenue Northwest. Items were stolen from a storage unit.

12:12 p.m. Saturday, 5000 block of Theater Lane Northwest. A cell phone and personal check were stolen. The items were returned before deputies responded.


12:09 a.m. Sunday, 9100 block of 30th Street Southeast. A 31-year-old was arrested after an assault was reported.

Fire Report

The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls:

6:32 a.m. Saturday, Deputy Hall at Bemidji State University, Fire alarm.

1:31 p.m. Saturday, 1800 block of Birchmont Drive Northeast. Fire alarm.

9:06 p.m. Sunday, GameStop. Medical call.

9:07 a.m. Monday, 700 block of 11th Street Northwest. Smoke complaint.

10:01 a.m. Monday, 2000 block of South Lake Irving Drive Southwest. Medical call.