Weather Forecast


Records Police Fire

Email Sign up for Breaking News Alerts
News Bemidji,Minnesota 56619
Bemidji Pioneer
(218) 333-9819 customer support
Records Police Fire
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619


Police and fire

Police report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:

Hit-and-run accident


1:55 p.m. Tuesday, 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest.

Property damage

2:41 p.m. Tuesday, 800 block of America Avenue Northwest.

11:28 p.m. Tuesday, Birch Lane Northeast.

Peace disturbance

11:20 p.m. Tuesday, 100 block of Minnesota Avenue Northwest.


11 a.m. Tuesday, 1300 block of Beltrami Avenue. A resident reported the theft of a cell phone.


3:15 p.m. Tuesday, 800 block of America Avenue Northwest. A person reported an assault.

Sheriff's Office

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


7:19 p.m. Saturday, state Highway 89. A drive failed to stop for deputy's emergency lights, but was stopped when he crossed the Red Lake Nation border by Red Lake Police officers. He was taken into custody on a DWI charge. Charges of felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, driving after cancellation as inimical to public safety and careless driving are pending.


11:28 p.m. Monday, a woman reported that a man had threatening and assaultive messages on her cell phone. A charge of domestic assault is pending against the man who is in custody in the St. Louis County Jail on unrelated charges.

Fire report

The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls:

1:24 p.m. Tuesday, 1000 block of Anne Street Northwest. Fire alarm. Unfounded.

2:14 p.m. Tuesday, 1600 block of Delton Avenue Northwest. Medical call.

4:46 p.m. Tuesday, 2800 block of Ridgeway Avenue Northwest. Medical call.

10:21 a.m. Wednesday, Irvine Avenue Northwest. Medical call.

10:32 a.m. Wednesday, 2700 block of 15th Street Northwest. Medical call.

11 a.m. Wednesday, 1800 block of Irvine Avenue Northwest. Medical call.

12:06 p.m. Wednesday, Irvine Avenue and Whiting Road Northwest. Smoke reported. Unfounded.

Pioneer staff reports