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Daily arrests, police, sheriff and fire report for Oct. 17-18

Police Report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls Thursday:

License Violation

12:08 p.m. A 44-year-old man was arrested for driving with cancelled license on 2100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW.


12:28 p.m. A 30-year-old woman was arrested for conditions of release on no drink violation when officer responded to a theft call on 300 block of Gould Ave. NE.

12:49 p.m. A 38-year-old woman was arrested for shoplifting and on an active warrant at 2100 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW.

Financial Crimes

12:51 p.m.-2:57 p.m. There were 23 financial crime incidents logged connected to a stolen checks incident currently under investigation.


3:11 p.m. A 20-year-old man was arrested after turning himself in on active juvenile warrants.


1:54 a.m. A 28-year-old man was arrested for domestic assault on the 1100 block of 1st Street E.

11:04 p.m. A 41-year-old man was arrested for disorderly conduct, obstructing legal process and fourth-degree assault on the 400 block of Bemidji Ave. N.

Reckless Driving

11:48 p.m. An 18-year-old man was cited for reckless driving on the 300 block of 19th Street NE.

Sheriff’s Report

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

2:52 a.m. A 27-year-old man was arrested on a warrant following a traffic stop on Irvine Ave. NW and Hans Court NW in Bemidji.


6:30 p.m. Theft of a trail camera was reported on Blue Mayflower Rd. NW in Bemidji.

License Violation

9:15 p.m. A 26-year-old man was arrested for driving after revocation following an assist call on Gull Lake Loop Rd. NE and Flying Eagle Dr. NE in Bemidji.

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.

Kim Marie Buckman, 30

G - COURT/PENDING - 609.378.1(a)(1)

VIOLATION-Neglect of a Child

Robin Lee Desjarlait, 52

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.506.1

WARRANT-Give Peace Officer False Name/Birthdate/ID Card

Jeffery Allen Goad, 42

M - COURT/PENDING - 169A.20.1(5)

WARRANT-Traffic - DWI - Operate Motor Vehicle

Damien Charles Jones, 20

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.52.217


M - COURT/PENDING - 609.582.3

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

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.52.217


M - COURT/PENDING - 609.582.3

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

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

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

Brent Matthew Rossman, 26

M - HOLD PLACED - 171.24.2

HOLD FOR ANOTHER AGENCY-Traffic-Drivers License-Driving After Revocation

Myron James Wakonabo, 44

G - COURT/PENDING - 171.24.5    

Traffic-DL-Driving after cancellation

Kate Ivy Whitebird, 27

F - HOLD PLACED - 609.2242.4

HOLD FOR ANOTHER AGENCY-Domestic Assault-Felony

The following people were arrested Friday.

Trisha Kay Edwards, 28

F - COURT/PENDING - 609.821.2(1)             

A & D hold-Financial Transaction Card Fraud-Use-No Consent

Conrad Kingbird, 41

G - COURT/PENDING - 609.50.2(2)               

Obstruct Legal Process-Force/Violence

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.72.1(1)               

Disorderly Conduct-Brawling or Fighting

Chris Clayton Madson, 52

F - BOND/BAIL SET - 609.631.2(2)

WARRANT - Check Forgery-Falsely Endorse

Erica Kay Smith, 35

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

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

F - HOLD PLACED - 609.222.1

HOLD FOR ANOTHER AGENCY-Assault-2nd Degree-Dangerous Weapon

Fire Report

The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls Thursday:

7:13 p.m. Car fire on 400 block of Algoma Street.

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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