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Daily arrests, police report for September 25

Police Report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:


11:58 a.m. Tuesday: Officers responded to a report of a phone scam. Individual reported receiving a phone call from a person claiming to be a relative in prison in Panama.


9:22 p.m. Tuesday: A 56-year-old man was cited for theft due to inability to pay a taxi fare.


10:07 a.m. Tuesday: A moped was stolen on the 1500 block of Birchmont Drive NE.


10:11 p.m. Tuesday: A 46-year-old man was arrested on a local warrant on the 1300 block of Anne Street NW.

Minor Consumption

12:02 a.m. Wednesday: An 18-year-old man was arrested for minor consumption on the 300 block of 23rd street NE.


12:33 a.m. Wednesday: A 27-year-old man was arrested for a local warrant, possession of controlled substance and shoplifting on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW.

Sheriff's Report


5:04 a.m. Tuesday: A 36-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman were arrested for possession of stolen property after deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle report on Wolf Lake Access SE in Bemidji.


10:29 a.m. Tuesday: Investigation into theft of cash and debit card being used in Clearwater and Polk County.

Predatory Offender

10:39 a.m. Tuesday: Report of non-compliant predatory offender on Royal Estates Road NE in Bemidji.


6:10 p.m. Tuesday: Motorcycle vs. deer accident near 11600 Bemidji Road NE in Bemidji.

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.

Ernest Lincoln Johnson, 45

M - BOND/BAIL SET - 609.595.3

WARRANT-Damage to Prop-erty-4th Deg-Intentional Damage

The following people were arrested Wednesday.

Casey Jerld Daniels, 18

M - COURT/PENDING - 340A.503.1(a)(2)

Underage Drinking

Paul Jourdain, 27

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.52.2(1)


F - COURT/PENDING - 152.025.2(a)(1)

Drugs - 5th Degree - Possess Schedule 1,2,3,4

M - COURT/PENDING - 171.02.1

WARRANT-Drivers License-Driving Without a Valid Li-cense

Crystal Dey
Crystal Dey covers crime, courts, tribal relations and social issues for The Bemidji Pioneer in Bemidji, Minnesota. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey has worked for the Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota, The Forum in Fargo, North Dakota, The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida, the Hartford Courant in Hartford and West Hartford News in West Hartford, Connecticut. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.
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