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Daily arrests, police, sheriff and fire report for Oct. 9-10


Police, sheriff and fire Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Animal 4:13 a.m. A 31-year-old woman was cited for barking dogs on 200 block of Merle Ct. NE.

Accident 11:34 a.m. Officer responded to an accident on 5th Street NW and Bemidji Ave. N

Theft 5:07 p.m. A 31-year-old woman was cited for shoplifting and misdemeanor assault after stealing clothing at Herberger’s and attempting to flee.

Traffic 8:40 a.m. A 30-year-old man was cited for no seat belt on 300 block of 3rd Street NW.

10:21 a.m. A 25-year-old man was cited for driving after revocation on Paul Bunyan Dr. NW and Hannah Ave. NW.

6:32 p.m. A 42-year-old woman was cited for no seat belt on 5th Street NW and Beltrami Ave. NW.


11:54 p.m. Officers responded to a verbal domestic heard while patrolling the street on the 800 block of 4th Street SE.

Sheriff’s Report The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls Wednesday: Animal 1:24 p.m. Deputy responded to 10300 block of Irvine Ave. NW to a report of a man posting videos of dog fights on internet believed to be located in Cass Lake.

Traffic 11:18 p.m. A 20-year-old man was cited for illegal window tint on 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW in Bemidji.

11:34 a.m. A 30-year-old man was cited for illegal window tint on 5th Street NW and Jefferson Ave. in Bemidji.

3:43 p.m. A 29-year-old man was arrested for driving after cancellation following a traffic stop on Hwy 2 W in Bemidji.

Warrant 8:36 p.m. A 27-year-old woman, a 31-year-old woman and a 39-year-old man were arrested on warrants following a traffic stop on the 5600 block of Hwy 2 W in Bemidji.

Accident 12:20 p.m. A two-vehicle accident without injury was reported on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.

1:18 p.m. A 66-year-old woman was cited following an accident on 30th Street NW and Irvine Ave. NW in Bemidji.

9:32 p.m. One vehicle ran off road on Grant Valley Rd. NW and Grosbeak Rd. NW in Bemidji. No damage to vehicle or private property.


11:47 p.m. Deputy responded to report of smoke on 2300 block of Frohn Rd. NE in Bemidji.

The following people were arrested Wednesday. 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. Amy Jeannette Fairbanks, 33 F-COURT/PENDING-609.52.2(a)(17)

WARRANT-Theft-Take/Drive Motor Vehicle-No Owner Consent

Todd Michael Johns, 28 F - COURT/PENDING - 609.2242.4

WARRANT-Domestic Assault-Felony

Brittany Rose Johnson, 27 F-COURT/PENDING-152.025.1(a)(2)            

Drugs - 5th Degree - Sale - Schedule IV

M-COURT/PENDING-609.506Give Peace Officer False Name

F-BOND/BAIL SET-152.025.1(a)(2)

WARRANT-5th Degree-Sale-Possession-Schedule IV Controlled Substance Mixture


WARRANT-Drugs - 5th Degree - Sale - Schedule IV


WARRANT-Wrongfully Obtaining Assistance-Theft 

Natasha Snow Kingbird, 31 F - COURT/PENDING - 152.025.2(a)(2)        

Drugs - 5th Degree - Procure/Possess/Control

G - COURT/PENDING - 641.165.2  

County Jails-Introduce Contraband-Prohibited

F - HOLD PLACED - 609.631.3

HOLD FOR ANOTHER AGENCY-Check Forgery-Offer/Possess 

Randall James Norris, 39 M - BOND/BAIL SET - 171.24.2

WARRANT-Traffic-Drivers License-Driving After Revocation

M - COURT/PENDING - 171.24.2

WARRANT-Traffic-Drivers License-Driving After Revocation 

Alicia Ann Rengel, 36 G - SENTENCED - 169A.25.1(b)

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

Ronald Elliott Skinaway, 29 G - COURT/PENDING - 171.24.5    

Traffic-DL-Driving after cancellation

F - COURT/PENDING - 169A.24.1

VIOLATION-Traffic - DWI - First-Degree Driving While Impaired 

The following people were arrested Thursday.

David Howard Edman, 43 F - COURT/PENDING - 609.2242.4

Domestic Assault-Felony

G - COURT/PENDING - 609.78.2(1)               

Emergency Telephone Calls/Communications

Fire Report The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls Wednesday: 2:13 p.m. Medical on 600 block of America Ave.

6:11 p.m. Grass fire on Hwy 2 near MnDOT.

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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