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Daily arrests, police and fire report for July 11

Police Report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:


10:36 p.m. Wednesday, 900 block of 30th Street Northwest. A 32-year-old man was arrested on charges of felony kidnapping and misdemeanor domestic assault.


9:08 p.m. Wednesday, 300 block of Roosevelt Road Southwest. A theft from a vehicle was reported.

1:29 p.m. Wednesday, 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A man reported having his bank account “cleaned out” while he was in the hospital.

Sheriff’s Report

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


11:47 p.m. Wednesday, 1300 block of Balsam Road Southwest. A report of a neighbor burning mattresses and loud explosions was unfounded.

The following people were arrested Thursday. The charges listed here do not necessarily reflect the nature of the counts that may be levied against them by the Beltrami County Attorney's Office.

Allison Ann Brown, 25

F - COURT/PENDING - 609.185

warrant/Murder - 1st Degree

Joseph Abraham Kerssen, 20

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.52.2(a)(1) 04-CR-13-1210-1

WARRANT-Theft-Take/Use/Transfer Movable Prop-No Conse

F - HOLD PLACED - 152.023.1(3) PC12-447

WARRANT-Drugs - 3rd Degree - Sale Sch 1,2, or 3 - but

Todd Douglas Miller, 32

F - COURT/PENDING - 609.25.1

Kidnapping-Confine/Remove Any Person-No Conse

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.2242.1(2)

Domestic Assault-Misdemeanor-Intentionally In

The following people were arrested Wednesday:

Morris Isaac Beaulieu, 39

G - COURT/PENDING - 609.506.2 04CR121551

VIOLATION-Giving Peace Officer False Name-of Another Pe

Michael John Black, 50

F - COURT/PENDING - 609.343 13DOC1935

DOC Warrant-Criminal Sexual Conduct-2nd Degree-Sexual Con

Richard Dean Derby, 25

G - A & D HOLD - 169A.25.1(a) 04CR121297

VIOLATION-Traffic - DWI - Second-Degree Driving While I

Leonard Dean Headbird, 37

F - COURT/PENDING - 609.582.3

Burglary-3rd Deg-Steal/Commit Felony or Gross

Drew Michael Kaiser, 20

F - SENTENCED - 609.582.2(a)(1) 04CR122731

COMMITMENT-Burglary-2nd Degree-Dwelling

Joshua Lee Seitz, 33

F - COURT/PENDING - 609.222.1

Assault-2nd Degree-Dangerous Weapon

G - COURT/PENDING - 609.2242.2

Domestic Assault-GM-Subsequent Violation

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.595.3

Damage to Property-4th Deg-Intentional Damage

F - COURT/PENDING - 609.582.2(a)(1)

Burglary-2nd Degree-Dwelling

Michael Warren Smith, 27

F - HOLD PLACED - 609.342.1 13DOC1937

DOC HOLD-Criminal Sexual Conduct-1st Degree-Penetratio

Ryan Elling Tenney, 33

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.3451

Criminal Sex Cond-5th Degree-Nonconsensual Se

M - COURT/PENDING - 152.027.4(a)

Drugs - Possess/Sale Small Amount of Marijuan

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.487.6

Fleeing a Peace Officer By a Means Other Than

F - COURT/PENDING - 152.025.1

Drugs - 5th Degree - Sale

Justin Glawe
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