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Police and fire report for May 12

Police report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:


3:48 p.m. Saturday, a resident of the 200 block of 10th Street Northeast reported the theft of a Motorola Q cell phone valued at $200.

Party complaint

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

Peace disturbance

4:10 a.m. Saturday, 900 block of 30th Street Northwest.

5:56 p.m. Saturday, 2600 Delton Avenue Northwest.

11:57 p.m. Saturday, 3900 block of Irvine Avenue Northwest.

11:22 p.m. Sunday, 20th Street Northwest and Delton Avenue Northwest.

Property damage

8:38 a.m. Saturday, 700 block of 28th Street Northwest.

Gasoline drive-off theft

8:18 a.m. Saturday, 2400 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest.

8:44 a.m. Sunday, 400 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Southeast.

Sheriff's report

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


11:58 a.m. Thursday, 4700 block of Waldo Road Northwest, Kelliher. A resident reported that someone had broken into the house through a window between May 1 and May 8.

11:38 a.m. Thursday, 2400 block of Roosevelt Road Southeast. A resident reported that someone had broken into the house.


9:11 p.m. Wednesday, 3500 block of Fern Lake Road Southwest. A resident reported the theft of a MK Diamond table top electric tile saw.


11:10 a.m. Friday, 900 block of Oak Hills Road Southeast. A resident reported losing $950 to a scam titled Continental Mystery Shoppers/Moline School District No. 40. The sheriff reported multiple victims of this scam in the area.


8:23 p.m. Friday, 8400 block of Altman Court Northwest. A parent reported that a juvenile male bought a .44 magnum handgun from a Bemidji business.


4:17 p.m. Sunday, Turtle River Lake Road Northwest. An ATV fire caught brush on fire. The machine was totaled.

Party complaint

1:09 a.m. Saturday, 2100 block of Division Street West.

Property damage

12:08 a.m. Sunday, 47000 block of Waldo Road Northeast.

9:40 a.m. Sunday, 3500 block of Birchmont Drive Northeast.

2:26 p.m. Sunday, 4200 block of Thorson Boulevard Northeast.

Fire report

The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls:

4:30 p.m. Saturday, 300 block of Park Avenue Northwest. Medical call.

6:06 p.m. Saturday, St. Philip's Church. Medical call called back en route.

8:57 p.m. Saturday, 200 block of 29th Street Northwest. Unattended burn.

6:48 a.m. Sunday, 1700 block of America Avenue Northwest. Medical call.

State Patrol report

The Minnesota State Patrol based in Detroit Lakes reported a two-vehicle accident at 8:51 p.m. Sunday on state Highway 200 near Roy Lake in Mahnomen County. Elbert W. White, 25, of Bemidji, was driving a 1997 Chevrolet Astro van east on Highway 200 with four passengers, Taria R. White, 22, Elise W. White, 4, Angelique E. White, infant, and Eldon W. Cloud, 14, all of Bemidji. The van rear-ended a 1988 Ford pickup driven east by Mary A. Gagnon, 34, of Mahnomen. Her passenger was Hayley J. Gagnon, 10, of Mahnomen. The van entered the south ditch and rolled. Taria and Angelique White, Eldon Cloud and Mary and Hayley Gagnon suffered minor injuries and were treated at Mahnomen Hospital and released. The Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office assisted with the response.