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Police report for Oct. 12-13

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The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls Sunday:



9:04 p.m.: A juvenile female was arrested for assault at a group home in the 700 block of Eighteenth Street NW and transported to Northwest Juvenile Detention Center.


3:33 p.m.: Officers responded to a report of a two-vehicle accident in the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW with no injuries.


4:08 a.m.: A 21-year-old man was arrested for Fourth Degree DWI, no insurance, and driving after revocation after a traffic stop near the intersection of Twenty-Sixth Street Northwest and Bemidji Avenue North.

Weapons Offenses

2:33 a.m.: Police responded to a report of possible shots fired in the 2800 block of Ridgeway Avenue Northwest. A 22-year-old man was arrested on a probation violation warrant.

The police department responded to the following calls Saturday:


11:54 p.m.: Two men were reported fighting in the 2800 block of Ridgeway Avenue Northwest. A 32-year-old man was arrested to be released when sober and a 24-year-old man was released from the scene with a citation.


6:56 p.m.: An accident was reported near the intersection of Fifth Street Northwest and America Avenue Northwest. A 53-year-old driver was cited for failure to obey a stop sign.

Family Crimes

3:19 a.m.: Police responded to Sanford Medical Center for a report of a newborn who tested positive for illegal drugs. The child was placed in protective custody.

Sheriff’s Report

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

Sex crimes

6:24 a.m.: A 23-year-old man was arrested for criminal sexual assault in the 600 block of Patriot Drive Northwest.

The sheriff’s office responded to the following calls Saturday:

Domestic Assault

5:30 a.m.: A 22-year-old man was arrested for Felony Domestic Abuse by Strangulation in the 5700 block of Bemidji Avenue North. The 23-year-old female victim was also arrested for outstanding warrants. An infant was placed with child services.


2:33 a.m.: A 55-year-old man was arrested for DWI and driving after cancellation- inimical to public safety and no-drink violation; following a traffic stop for having only one working headlight near the intersection of Bemidji Road Northeast and Gliden Road Northeast in Northern Township.

Pioneer staff reports