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Police and fire report for April 30

Police Report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:


4:12 a.m. Monday, 900 block of 30th Street Northwest. An assault was reported.

10:11 p.m. Saturday, 100 block of Gould Avenue Southeast. A 23-year old man was arrested on felony terroristic threats, kidnapping and second-degree assault.

Property damage

1:03 p.m. Sunday, intersection of Second Street Southeast and Kay Avenue Southeast. A mailbox appeared to have been damaged by a snowplow, and the damage is now visible because of the melting snow.

8:27 p.m. Saturday, intersection of Yellowhead Road Southwest and Wee Gwaus Drive Southwest. A city sewer lift station was damaged by an unknown vehicle.

8:11 a.m. Saturday, 1400 block of Bixby Avenue Northeast. A fence on Bixby Avenue was reported damaged.


3:07 a.m. Sunday, 1500 block of America Avenue Northwest. A vehicle was reported stolen.

12:03 p.m. Friday, 700 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A woman reported 13 gallons of fuel missing from her car after dropping it off at an auto shop. There are no suspects, and she was partially reimbursed for the fuel by the shop.

Welfare check

5:32 p.m. Saturday, 800 block of 26th Street Northwest. A 26-year old man was arrested on a felony and gross misdemeanor warrant as well as fleeing on foot, and a 22-year old woman was arrested on a warrant.

Security check

1:08 a.m. Saturday, 100 block of Third Street Northwest. A 46-year old woman was arrested for felony fifth-degree drug possession charges.


3:55 p.m. Friday, 700 block of Mahnomen Drive Southeast. Bemidji police officers assisted the Grand Forks Police Department in recovering a stolen vehicle.

Sheriff’s Report

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


3:24 a.m. Sunday, 15500 block of Roosevelt Road Southeast in Cass Lake. A 22-year old man was arrested by Leech Lake Tribal Police after a several-hour search on charges of felony second degree assault with a dangerous weapon, fleeing an officer and gross misdemeanor damage to property.


8:39 p.m. Saturday, 1200 block of Little Norway Avenue Southeast. A 25-year old woman was arrested on charges of felony fourth-degree assault and gross misdemeanor obstructing the legal process.

Violations/court orders

12:32 a.m. Saturday, 400 block of Kelliher Road Southwest. A 28-year old man was arrested on charges of felony first-degree burglary and terrorist threats.

Fire Report

The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls:

4:24 p.m. Friday, 200 block of 10th Street Northeast. Oven fire and carbon monoxide check.

4:36 p.m. Friday, 2300 block of Buchanan Avenue Southwest. A rollover motor vehicle crash was reported.

5:14 p.m. Friday, 4600 block of Elliot Road. Pickup truck fire.

9:10 p.m. Friday, 100 block of Minnesota Avenue Northwest. Medical assist.

9:33 p.m. Saturday, 1111 Event Center Drive Northeast, Sanford Center. Medical call.

5:16 a.m. Sunday, 800 block of 26th Street Northwest. Medical call.

11:35 a.m. Sunday, Bemidji High School. Fire alarm.

5:15 p.m. Sunday, intersection of Ridgeway Avenue Northwest and Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. Motor vehicle crash.