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Police and fire report for May 13

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

Police report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:

Motor vehicle tampering

12:29 a.m. Saturday, 2800 block of Ridgeway Avenue Northwest. A vehicle was entered and items had been moved, but nothing appeared to be missing.



12:55 a.m. Tuesday, 200 block of Minnesota Avenue Northwest. A male suspect was arrested after he brandished a large knife at bartender. The bartender had refused to serve him, saying he was "obviously intoxicated" and kicked the man out. Once outside, the suspect withdrew a large "Rambo"-like knife at the bartender and tapped the blade against the side of a window. He was arrested on suspicion for second- and fourth-degree assault, making terroristic threats and violating a no drink/no enter order.


1:30 p.m. Tuesday, 3300 block of Bardwell Drive Northwest. A woman reported that her daughter's storage unit was broken into. A Maytag washer and dryer set and a flat-screen TV were stolen.

Sheriff's report

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


9:28 a.m. Monday, North Grace Lake Road Southeast. Multiple items were reported stolen, including air compressors, a power washer, table saw, welder, router, chainsaw, aircraft cylinders, aircraft skis, aircraft crank case, aircraft tires, a door, a garden set, two hears, a printer, a "super" computer and a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. The loss is valued at more than $71,000.

11:53 p.m. Tuesday, 1400 block of Miles Avenue Southeast. A wedding band, subwoofer, amps and a Sony digital camera were stolen. The loss is valued at more than $2,000.

Identity theft

12:187 p.m. Monday, Island View Drive Northeast. Unauthorized used of account information was reported.

Pioneer staff reports