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Police and Fire Report for December 20

Bemidji,Minnesota 56619
Bemidji Pioneer
Police and Fire Report for December 20
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

Police Report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following reports:


9:56 p.m. Sunday, Paul Bunyan Drive Southeast. A caller reported an individual was yelling at him and throwing things at his vehicle as they were traveling.

Disorderly conduct

6:09 p.m. Sunday, Park Avenue Northwest. A man was seen passed out in the roadway. He was ultimately arrested on outstanding warrants.

Property damage

5:36 p.m. Sunday, 2900 block of Ridgeway Avenue Northwest. A woman reported several young children were throwing rocks at her apartment building. No damage occurred.


10:38 a.m. Sunday, 500 block of 12th Street Northwest. A vehicle was reported stolen.


2:28 a.m. Sunday, 200 block of Minnesota Avenue Northwest. A fight was reported. Three male individuals were cited. One male individual was transported to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.


2:04 a.m. Sunday, 200 block of Minnesota Avenue Northwest. A man was standing in the middle of an alley, yelling and impeding traffic.

4:22 p.m. Saturday, Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. Two men were reported to have solicited a motorist to buy a television from their van.

1 p.m. Saturday, Grant Avenue Southeast. Two unidentified male juveniles started a stump on fire in the wooded area south of the tennis courts in Nymore Park. The Bemidji Fire Department extinguished the fire.


8:26 p.m. Saturday, 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A man possessed marijuana in Walmart and fled from an officer. The man was arrested.


2:21 p.m. Saturday, Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. City water crew was paged to repair a broken water main.

Sheriff's Report

The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following reports:


1:52 p.m. Sunday, Third Street Northwest, Wilton. Shots and then an explosion were heard. An explosive target was shot by suspect causing the bang. A warning was given on shooting in the city.


11:36 p.m. Saturday, Washington Avenue South. Two adults recovered narcotic items at a residence.

Weapons offense

8:58 p.m. Saturday, 15600 block of Irvine Avenue Northwest. Subjects shooting a shotgun in dirt pit.

Vehicle call/complaint

6:24 p.m. Saturday, Polaris Road Northwest, Puposky. A vehicle was found broken down on the roadway. Both rear wheels were missing from the vehicle. No one was around and no note was left indicating anyone would return.

Pioneer staff reports