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Crime report for Jan. 6-7

Sheriff’s Report

The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls on Monday.


5:58 a.m. A vehicle fire was reported on Highway 2 NW.

Police Report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls on Tuesday:


7:24 a.m. Officer responded to report of minor crash in private parking lot on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW.

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls on Monday:


9:25 a.m. Officers assisted in the removal of a squirrel from the Chamber of Commerce Building on the 300 block of Bemidji Ave. N. A live trap was left at the building.

Welfare Check

1:03 a.m. An intoxicated male was found laying on the street on Beltrami Ave. NW and 4th Street NW. He was transported to the emergency room by ambulance for onset of hypothermia and a bleeding leg wound. There were no signs of an assault.

3:41 p.m. Officer responded to welfare check request for a man sitting at Walmart exit not dressed appropriately. Man was sitting in a snowbank with a sign protesting local SOS. State he was not cold and was going inside frequently to warm up. Man was dressed adequately and refused help.


5:36 p.m. A 31-year-old man was cited for trespassing at an apartment complex on the 1900 block of Delton Ave. NW.


10:54 a.m. A 33-year-old woman was cited for failure to provide proof of insurance following a two vehicle crash on the 2700 block of RIdgeway Ave. NW.

12:04 p.m. A hit and run crash was reported in the Walmart parking lot.

3:15 p.m. A two vehicle property damage accident was reported in the Home Depot parking lot on the 2400 block of Middle School Drive NW.

6:04 p.m. Officer took report of a one vehicle accident on the 200 block of 9th Street NW.

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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