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Police Report for April 17

Bemidji,Minnesota 56619
Bemidji Pioneer
Police Report for April 17
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

Police Report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following reports:


5:32 p.m. Sunday, Murphy's Oil. Gas drive-off of $62.35.

3:52 p.m. Sunday, Park Avenue Laundry. Several blankets were stolen from a washing machine.

10:58 a.m. Friday, EZ Stop. Gas drive-off.

8:51 a.m. Friday, Petro Serve Gas Station. Gas drive-off.

Property damages

10:20 a.m. Sunday, 500 block of Oak Street Southwest. The front porch of a residence was egged.

7:09 p.m. Friday, 800 block of Park Avenue Northwest. A chain link fence was damaged.

4:38 p.m. Friday, 1500 block of Bemidji Avenue North. A vehicle was damaged in a parking lot.

Peace disturbances

2:17 p.m. Sunday, 600 block of 19th Street Northwest. Noise complaint.

2:11 a.m. Sunday, Minnesota Avenue northwest. Noise complaint.

4:36 p.m. Saturday, 15th Street Northwest. College students were advised not to play in the street and to keep alcohol within their own yard.

9:39 a.m. Saturday, 800 block of 26th Street Northwest. A man was removed from his residence.

4:29 a.m. Saturday, 900 block of 30th Street Northwest. Noise complaint.

Ordinance violations

1:56 a.m. Sunday, 100 block of Third Street Northwest. A man was cited for consuming in public.

1:27 a.m. Sunday, 100 block of Third Street Northwest. A man and woman were cited and for consuming in public.

7:13 p.m. Saturday, Beltrami Avenue Northwest and Third Street Northwest. A 22-year-old man was arrested for urinating in public.

2:46 a.m. Saturday, Third Street Northwest. A man was reportedly being obnoxious with pedestrians and provoking a fight.

2:06 a.m. Saturday, Third Street Northwest. A woman was cited for consuming in public.

12:44 a.m. Saturday, First Street Northwest and Beltrami Avenue Northwest. Two women were cited for consuming in public.


1:21 a.m. Sunday, Toasty Beaver's Sports Bar & Grill. A man was reportedly assaulted and injured.


10:59 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church. Four juveniles were seen on the roof of the church. The juveniles were verbally warned.


4:03 p.m. Saturday, 1700 block of Birchmont Drive Northeast. A woman reported people were smoking marijuana at a park. Officers were unable to locate marijuana or paraphernalia on the suspects.

Disorderly conducts

3:06 p.m. Saturday, Fourth Street Northwest. Officers were called to investigate intoxicated individuals downtown. One man was cited and a 48-year-old man was arrested.

3:13 a.m. Saturday, 400 block of Wood Avenue Southeast. A woman was harassing her ex-boyfriend over the telephone.

11:41 p.m. Friday, 100 block of First Street Northwest. A 20-year-old man was arrested for minor consumption of alcohol.

Financial crime

12:54 p.m. Friday, 1700 block of 30th Street Northwest. Check forgery.

Sheriff's Office

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


6:26 p.m. Sunday, 23rd Street Southeast. A driver heading westbound hit a tree with her vehicle. She sustained minor injuries and sought medical treatment on her own.


9:26 a.m. Sunday, Alps Court Northwest. An Eckles Township resident reported prescription drugs were stolen.

Peace disturbances

11:30 p.m. Saturday, Alps Court Northwest. Loud music complaint. A 37-year-old woman was arrested for violating a no-drink order.

1:27 p.m. Julia Vista Drive Northwest. A ruffed grouse was heard drumming.


8:04 p.m. Saturday, Indian Service Road 18, Red Lake Indian Reservation. Deputies assisted Red Lake Police officials with searching for outstanding suspects who fled from the reservation to a residence on Lumberjack Road Northeast. Several people were arrested. One suspect was still outstanding.


12:54 p.m. Saturday, Manitou Road Northwest, Pinewood. A woman reported seeing a flame come from the front of her stove. A deputy helped her turn off the gas for the stove.

Property damage

11:56 a.m. Saturday. A Lammers Township resident reported a mailbox being damaged.

Pioneer staff reports