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Police Report for February 17

Police Report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:

Vehicle calls/complaints

3:04 a.m. Thursday, 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. Possible vehicle tampering was reported.

Peace disturbance

8:26 p.m. Wednesday, 100 block of Minnesota Avenue Northwest.


6:09 p.m. Wednesday, 100 block of Third Street Northwest. A male was arrested for theft.

3:28 p.m. Wednesday, 2400 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A gas drive-off theft was reported from Petro Serve.


2:14 p.m. Wednesday, no address listed. Fraudulent access to a computer via Internet was reported.


9:34 a.m. Wednesday, 800 block of Washington Avenue South. A litter of feral puppies was found under a shed. Five were impounded and placed in the pound.

Property damage

8:59 a.m. Wednesday, Birchmont Drive Northeast. Property damage was reported at Birch Hall and the Gillette Fitness-Recreation Center, both on the Bemidji State University campus.


4:17 a.m. Wednesday, 2800 block of Ridgeway Avenue Northwest. A woman was assaulted.

Sheriff's Report

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


10:14 p.m. Wednesday, 5600 block of Alps Court Northwest. An "assist and advise" was given in reference to a harassment complaint stemming from the possession of a television.


2:56 p.m. Wednesday, Main Street North, Blackduck. About $85 in merchandise was shoplifted from a business.


12:50 p.m. Wednesday, Miles Avenue Southeast. A collection agency continues to call on someone else's bill.


9:53 a.m. Wednesday, Irvine Avenue Northwest. A female and male were spoken to by phone. The caller indicated that the female may have been using marijuana and was rude to a maintenance worker.