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Police and fire report for December 21

Police Report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:


10:49 a.m. Thursday, 8500 block of Altman Court Northwest. A theft was reported.

1:57 p.m. Wednesday, 1430 23rd St. NW. Donated gifts were stolen at the National Guard Armory.


8:25 p.m. Wednesday, 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A Paul Bunyan Mall employee found a small amount of methamphetamine on the floor in the mall.


4:18 p.m. Wednesday, intersection of Paul Bunyan Drive Southeast and First Street East. One driver involved in a crash was taken to the emergency room.

Sheriff’s Report

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


9:43 p.m. Wednesday, 5200 block of State Highway 89 Northwest. Deputies responded to two ATVs trespassing.


6:54 a.m. Wednesday, Summit Avenue West in Blackduck. A man was arrested for domestic assault.

Fire Report

The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls:

1:35 p.m. Wednesday, Walmart, 2025 Paul Bunyan Drive NW. Medical call.

4:21 p.m. Wednesday, intersection of First Avenue East and State Highway 197. Motor vehicle accident involving three cars.

8:12 p.m. Wednesday, 1700 block of Birchmont Drive Northeast. Medical call.

10:04 a.m. Thursday, Beltrami County Courthouse. Fire alarm due to burnt popcorn.