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Crime report for Oct. 31

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls Thursday:


1:26 a.m. A 27-year-old woman was arrested for shoplifting in the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW.


3:51 a.m. A 41-year-old man was arrested for domestic assault on 600 block of Bemidji Avenue N.

Found Item

10:19 a.m. A BB gun pistol was found discarded in the brush near the Sanford Center. It was photographed and discarded.


12:01 p.m. A one car accident involving a stop sign was reported on Middle School Road NW and 23rd Street NW.


2:13 p.m. Officers responded to report of possible gas leak which was found to be a backed up sewage pipe on 2400 block of Calihan Ave. NE.

Disorderly Conduct

11:19 a.m. Panhandlers were warned to move along from a store on 200 block of 3rd Street NW.

8:56 p.m. A person was reported harassing people on the 100 block of 3rd Street NW. Suspect not confirmed.

Minor Consumption

10:22 p.m. An underage male was reported attempting to purchase alcohol at Brigids Cross Irish Pub.

11:24 p.m. A 20-year-old man was cited for disturbing the peace while consuming alcohol on the 1500 block of Calihan Ave. NE.

11:50 p.m. A 20-year-old man was arrested for minor consumption on 2300 block of Calihan Ave. NE.

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


2:35 p.m. A hit and run was reported involving a suspect hitting the Bemidji Police DARE vehicle at the middle school.

4:30 p.m. A 19-year-old woman was cited for no Minnesota driver’s license following investigation of a motor vehicle accident.

5:17 p.m. A 22-year-old woman was arrested for an outstanding local warrant and a 21-year-old woman was cited following a rear end traffic crash on 20100 block of Mission Road SE.


7:51 p.m. A 41-year-old woman was arrested on a warrant.

8:33 p.m. A 37-year-old man was arrested on a warrant on Highway 2 NW in Bemidji.

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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