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Police and fire report for May 10

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Bemidji,Minnesota 56619
Bemidji Pioneer
Police and fire report for May 10
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

Police Report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following reports:


12:15 a.m. Friday, 500 block of 26th Street Northwest. A woman reported being struck twice in the face by a man who had fled. Officers were not immediately able to locate the suspect.


10:13 a.m. Friday, Bemidji Middle School. A student assaulted another student in a hallway.

Personal-injury accident

4:37 p.m. Friday, Washington Avenue South. Kelsey Ann Fagerlie, 21, of Bemidji driving a 1995 Dodge Neon, struck the rear end of a 2004 Chevrolet driven by Amy Marie Nygaard, 32, of Wilton. Fagerlie had cuts on her arm. Nygaard and a passenger, Jodi Lee Weisser, 27, of Bemidji, both reported back injuries. All declined transport by EMS.

Property damage to vehicle

9:57 a.m. Friday, 900 block of Midway Drive South.

Party complaint

19:24 p.m. Friday, 1400 block of Bixby Avenue Northeast.

2:48 a.m. Saturday, 900 block of 30th Street Northwest.

Disturbing the peace

4:10 a.m. Saturday, 918 30th Street Northwest.

Sheriff's Report

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


12:19 a.m. Saturday, Little Norway Trailer Park. A fire was located in the woods west of the trailer court of Fjordes Court Southeast. About one acre of grass and dead trees were burning in and around a swampy area south of an old walking trail. An empty Pall Mall cigarette pack was found on the ground at the south edge of the trail, near what appeared to be the origin of the fire. Just west of the cigarette pack was an unrolled roll of steel wool that was partially burned. Bemidji firefighters and Department of Natural Resources wildland firefighters fought the fire, which was 80 yards from a neighboring residence. The fire was extinguished at about 2:30 a.m.

Disturbing the peace

2:32 a.m. Friday, Pine Circle Court Southwest.

8:10 p.m. Friday, Peninsula Court Northeast.

3:27 a.m. Saturday, 4200 block of Power Dam Road Northeast.

Fire Report

The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following reports:

2:37 a.m. Friday, 700 block of 10th Street Northwest. Medical call.

4:56 p.m. Friday, 1000 block of Washington Ave. S. Personal-injury accident; canceled.

12:35 a.m. Friday, Little Norway Trailer Park. Assisted Department of Natural resources wildlife firefighters with fire in swamp. Returned at 2:29 a.m.

5:20 a.m. Saturday, 2300 block of Ridgeway Avenue Northwest. False fire alarm.

10:27 a.m. Saturday, 900 block of 21st Street Northwest. Medical call.

11:01 a.m. Saturday, 900 block of 21st Street Northwest. Medical call.

Pioneer staff reports