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Police and fire report for July 1

Police report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:


8:46 a.m. Tuesday, Bemidji Federal Building. A Droid cell phone was stolen.

Peace disturbances

3:16 a.m. Tuesday, 1600 block of 23rd Street Northwest.

10:21 p.m. Tuesday, 100 block of First Street Southeast.


7:15 a.m. Tuesday, 1600 block of Bemidji Avenue North.

12:07 p.m. Tuesday, 1900 block of Bemidji Avenue North.

3:27 p.m. Tuesday, 1300 block of America Avenue Northwest.

4:46 p.m. Tuesday, 15th Street Northwest and Minnesota Avenue Northwest.

Sheriff's report

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

Motor vehicle theft

9:18 a.m. Tuesday, Waskish. A report was made concerning a stolen vehicle. The vehicle was located at the Waskish Town Hall. It was returned to its owner.

Property damage

8:14 a.m. Tuesday, 13500 block of Knappen Hill Road Northeast.

11:32 a.m. Tuesday, 200 block of Lakewood Drive Northwest.

11:50 a.m. Tuesday, 35500 block of Corral Road Northeast.

2:40 p.m. Tuesday, 2400 block of Birchmont Beach Road Northeast.

Fireworks complaint

11:25 p.m. Tuesday, 4800 block of East Grace Lake Road Southeast.

Fire report

The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls:

10:56 a.m. Tuesday, 5300 block of Birchmont Drive Northeast. Medical call.

6:26 p.m. Tuesday, 3500 block of Laurel Drive Northwest. Structure fire reported, canceled. The fire was determined to be a controlled burn for which a permit had been issued.

8:16 a.m. Thursday, Beltrami County Jail. Medical call.