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Police and fire report for Jan. 13

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Police and fire report for Jan. 13
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

Police report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:


12:25 a.m. Thursday, 700 block of 33rd Street Northwest.


11:39 a.m. Wednesday, 1500 block of Roosevelt Road Southeast. A caller reported receiving a phone call from someone claiming to be their grandson who was in trouble and needed $29,000. The caller advised no personal information was given.

9:38 a.m. Wednesday, 1300 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A fraudulent check was written on an account that does not exist. The check is written in the name of a deceased person.

Peace disturbance

12:20 a.m. Thursday, 2800 block of Ridgeway Avenue Northwest.


10:48 p.m. Wednesday, 2900 block of Ridgeway Avenue Northwest. A caller was concerned daughter may be using or purchasing drugs.


10:33 p.m. Wednesday, 800 block of America Avenue Northwest. An assault was reported. A 41-year-old man was arrested.

9:25 p.m. Wednesday, 900 block of 30th Street Northwest. Possible assault/noise complaint. A 21-year-old woman was arrested.

2:44 a.m. Wednesday, People's Church.

Property damage

7:18 p.m. Wednesday, 900 block of 26th Street Northwest.


1:10 p.m. Wednesday, Wal-Mart. A wallet was reported stolen or lost.


9:53 a.m. Wednesday, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' Bemidji Area Office.

Sheriff's report

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


10:15 p.m. Wednesday, First Street East. An odor of marijuana was reported coming from inside an apartment. Deputies found no narcotic items. The subject was warned not to use narcotics in the building.

Property damage

4:54 p.m. Wednesday, Roosevelt Road Southeast. All four tires were slashed on a vehicle.

Public relations

2:47 p.m. Wednesday, Roosevelt Road, Cass Lake. Officer gave a woman a ride to a casino after being seen walking down the side of the road carrying three garbage bags of clothing.


1:56 p.m. Wednesday, 100 block of Clark Avenue South. Gas drive-off of $60.01.

12:21 a.m. Wednesday, 5300 block of Irvine Avenue Northwest. Several vehicles were entered. One vehicle was missing audio equipment. Another vehicle was rummaged through but it was unknown if anything was missing. A third vehicle was located with an unlocked door and a missing CD player, but the owner hasn't been located to confirm the CD player was stolen.


12:51 p.m. Wednesday, Lake Bemidji. The front latch was found damaged on a fish house located near Cameron Park. Nothing was found missing.

Fire report

The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls:

3:48 p.m. Wednesday, 15th Street Northwest and Norton Avenue. Accident. No injuries were reported.

6:09 p.m. Wednesday, 200 block of Third Street Northwest. Burglar alarm. No hazard found.

7:23 p.m. Wednesday, 600 block of Minnesota Avenue Northwest. Smoke was smelled.

Pioneer staff reports