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Daily arrests, police report for October 2


Police Report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:

Disorderly Conduct

1:00 a.m. Tuesday: A 34-year-old man was arrested for urinating in public on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW.


8:19 a.m. Tuesday: Individual reported an apartment manager was going through tenant’s mail on 600 block of America Avenue NW. Manager was contacted by officer and advised on complaint.


9:14 a.m. Tuesday: A 57-year-old man was cited for a dog running at large in a trailer park on 1000 block of Washington Avenue SW. Dog was placed in city pound.


11:24 a.m. Tuesday: A 40-year-old man was arrested for probation violation on 600 block of Beltrami Avenue NW.


11:59 a.m. Tuesday: A 22-year-old man was cited for driving after revocation at the 200 block of 6th Street NW.


1:25 p.m. Tuesday: A 26-year-old man was arrested on a felony warrant on the 400 block of Mississippi Avenue NW.


12:26 a.m. Tuesday: Theft of a motor vehicle was reported on the 2000 block of Division Street W.

2:58 p.m. Tuesday: An 18-year-old woman was arrested for shoplifting, fleeing on foot and an outstanding warrant out of Cass County on the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW.


12:12 p.m. Tuesday: An 18-year-old man was cited for failing to obey a traffic control signal when officers responded to a two-car crash at Paul Bunyan Drive S and Shevlin Avenue.

3:55 p.m. Tuesday: A 24-year-old man was cited when officer responded to an accident with injury on the 1000 block of Birchmont Drive NE.


6:46 p.m. Tuesday: Officer confiscated a suspected counterfeit $20 bill on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Drive S.

Property Damage

7:21 p.m. Tuesday: Officers responded to report of damage to hood of a vehicle on the 2300 block of 23rd Street NW.

Sheriff’s Report

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


4:20 p.m. Tuesday: A burglary was reported from a local apartment on 600 Spirit Lake Road NE in Wilton.


5:23 p.m. Tuesday: A 28-year-old woman was cited for a driving complaint on Irvine Avenue SW in Bemidji.


11:54 a.m. Tuesday: A road grader hit a trailer on Bootleg Lake Road SW in Bemidji. No injuries.

8:17 p.m. Tuesday: A man struck a deer on Bemidji Road near Northern Liquors in Bemidji. Minimal damage to the right headlight.

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.

Erik James Loonsfoot, 40

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

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

Amber Elaine May, 18

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.52.2(a)(1)

Theft-Take/Use/Transfer Movable Prop-No Consent

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.487.6

Fleeing a Peace Officer By a Means Other Than

M - HOLD PLACED - 609.72.1


M - HOLD PLACED - 609.50.1(2)

HOLD FOR ANOTHER AGENCY-Obstruct Legal Process-Interfere w/Peace Offi

M - HOLD PLACED - 340A.503.1(a)(2)

HOLD FOR ANOTHER AGENCY-Liquor-Consumption by persons under 21

Wenona Marie Poler, 36

M - REMANDED - 609.52.2(a)(1)

Sentenced-Theft-Take/Use/Transfer Movable Prop-No Consent

M - REMANDED - 609.52.2(a)(1)

Theft-Take/Use/Transfer Movable Prop-No Consent

M - REMANDED - 609.52.2(a)(1)

Theft-Take/Use/Transfer Movable Prop-No Consent

Gavin Cory Prince Spilman, 19

F - COURT/PENDING - 609.344

Criminal Sexual Conduct-3rd Degree

F - COURT/PENDING - 243.166

Registration of Predatory Offenders

Vincent Louis White, 32

F - COURT/PENDING - 609.487.3

WARRANT Fleeing a Peace Officer in a Motor Vehicle

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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