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Police and fire report for May 20

Police report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:


5:30 p.m. Friday, Walmart. A woman shoplifter was detained and cited for theft.

3:47 p.m. Friday, 2202 Division Street West. Theft reported.

8:51 a.m. Friday, 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. Accidental gas drive off reported. Officer called vehicle owner and owner returned and paid for the gas.

1:32 a.m. Friday, 2800 block of Pine Ridge Avenue Northwest. Theft from vehicle reported.


10:27 a.m. Friay, Beltrami County Jail. Medical call for a female who attempted suicide.

Property Damage

9:51 a.m. Friday, 1900 block of Middle School Drive Northwest. Complaint of a game box being destroyed by foster daughter's two friends.

Disorderly Conduct

2:33 a.m. Friday, 100 block of Third Street. Northwest. Man was advised of city ordinance of disorderly conduct not to urinate in public.

2:13 a.m. Friday, Toasty Beaver's Bar. A man tried to start a fight with the bouncer. Man was identified and told to leave the area.

Sheriff's report

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


10:21 p.m. Friday, Allens Bay Drive Southeast in Cass Lake. Fire reported in a neighbor's yard. Cass Lake Fire responded and put out the fire.


2:57 p.m. Friday, Herman Drive Northwest in Solway. Forced entry into a pole building and garage. Items taken could be sold as metal scrap.

Fire Report

The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls:

3:10 a.m. Friday, 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive. A cooker overheated and the building was filled with smoke.

10:29 a.m. Friday, Beltrami County Jail. Medical call.

5:00 a.m. Friday, 2528 Park Avenue. Medical Call