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Police and fire report for February 15

Police Report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:


10:37 p.m. Wednesday, 2600 block of Mill Street Northeast. A caller reported seeing an intruder inside her home.

Traffic stop

5:34 p.m. Wednesday, 500 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A vehicle was stopped in the Orton’s parking lot and two occupants were arrested for drug possession.


2:13 p.m. Wednesday, 600 Minnesota Ave. NW. A Leatherman knife was stolen from the front counter of the courthouse.

9:43 a.m. Wednesday, 700 block of 36th Street Northwest. Mail was reported stolen.

Sheriff’s Report

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


9:29 p.m. Wednesday, Lake Avenue Northwest. Money was reported stolen.

Fire Report

The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls:

1:04 p.m. Tuesday, State Highway 197 and Hannah Avenue Northwest. Motor vehicle crash.

2:07 p.m. Tuesday, 200 block of Minnesota Avenue Northwest. Medical call.

10:02 p.m. Tuesday, 500 block of 19th Street Northwest. Medical call.

10:05 a.m. Wednesday, 3400 block of Riverside Drive Northeast. Medical assist.

1:54 p.m. Wednesday, 3900 block of Irvine Avenue Northwest. Medical call.

11:15 p.m. Wednesday, 900 block of Little Norway Avenue Northwest. Assist with a gas leak.

3:26 a.m. Thursday, 700 block of 40th Street Northwest. Medical call.

8:47 a.m. Thursday, 900 block of 26th Street Northwest. Medical call.