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Daily arrests, police report for August 20

Police Report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:


7:05 p.m. Monday, 2400 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. Someone drove away without paying for gas.

12:20 p.m. Monday, 200 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A man reported stolen property at a pawn shop.

Sheriff’s Report

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

Family crimes

7:33 p.m. Monday, Division Street West. Four children were placed on a 72-hour hold after deputies responded to an alleged child abuse complaint.

Property damage

6:53 p.m. Monday, Spirit Lake Road Northeast in Wilton. A person was arrested for burglary and an assault that occurred earlier.

5:39 p.m. Monday, Town Hall Road Northwest. A juvenile was taken to the Sanford Medical Center with hand lacerations. The juvenile was then booked on charges of felony criminal damage to property.


5:25 p.m. Monday, Bemidji Road North. A purse was reported stolen.

9:04 a.m. Monday, Clark Avenue South in Kelliher. Someone drove away without paying for gas.

Daily Arrests

The following people were arrested Tuesday. 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.

Joshua William Behrends, 27

F - COURT/PENDING - 169A.24.1(2)

Traffic - DWI - First-Degree DWI; previous fe

G - COURT/PENDING - 171.24.5

Traffic-DL-Driving after cancellation-inimica

F - COURT/PENDING - 609.487.6

VIOLATION-Fleeing a Peace Officer By a Means Other Than

G - COURT/PENDING - 169A.25.2

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

F - COURT/PENDING - 169A.25.1

VIOLATION-DWI - Second-Degree Described

River Phoenix Shady, 23

G - COURT/PENDING - 169A.26.1(a) 04CR131594

WARRANT-Traffic - DWI - Third-Degree Driving While Im

Anthony Lee Smith, 23

F - COURT/PENDING - 609.582.2(a)(1) 04CR113348

VIOLATION-Burglary-2nd Degree-Dwelling

The following people were arrested Monday:

Ramon Lee Beberg, 41

F - HOLD PLACED - 169A.20.2 80CR11682

HOLD FOR ANOTHER AGENCY-Traffic - DWI - Refuse to Submit to Chemical

Clint Steven Bjerke, 29

G - SENTENCED - 169A.25.1(b) 04CR13782

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

Cody Benjamin Gardner, 22

F - SENTENCED - 609.582.3 04CR13211

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

Kristen Alisabeth Winona Jones, 24

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.506

Give Peace Officer False Name

F - COURT/PENDING - 152.025.2(a)(2) 04CR10518

WARRANT-Drugs - 5th Degree - Procure/Possess/Control

Ole Kristen Olander, 35

F - COURT/PENDING - 609.582.1

Burglary-1st Degree

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.52


F - COURT/PENDING - 609.713

Terroristic threats

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.224.1(1)

Assault-5th Degree-Fear of Bodily Harm or Dea

Jeremy Edward Pierce, 35

F - COURT/PENDING - 609.2247.2

Domestic Assault - By Strangulation

F - COURT/PENDING - 609.378

Neglect or Endangerment of a Child

Robert Alan Thunder, 31

F - HOLD PLACED - 152.025 130PHF666

DOC WARRANT-Drugs - 5th Degree

Troy Braden Vitalis, 45

F - COURT/PENDING - 609.713.1

Terroristic Threats-Reckless Disregard Risk

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.2242.1

Domestic Assault-Misdemeanor

Todd Leigh Weldon, 42

G - SENTENCED - 171.24.5 04CR13826

COMMITMENT-Traffic-DL-Driving after cancellation-inimica

Justin Glawe
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