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Crime report for Jan. 30

Sheriff’s Report

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


5:47 p.m. A fire was reported on the 12000 block of Lamon Road NE.


11:23 a.m. A 28-year-old man was arrested on a warrant on the 15100 block of Battle River Road NE in Kelliher.

10:13 p.m. A 28-year-old man was arrested for a warrant after a traffic stop in which he was given a written warning for no front plate or proof of insurance on Highway 71 NW and Paul Bunyan Drive NW.

Disorderly Conduct

10:39 p.m. A 36-year-old man was arrested for trespassing following a disorderly conduct call on the 200 block of Lindgren Road NE.

Police Report

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


4:52 a.m. Passenger had drug paraphernalia in his possession at airport on the 3800 block of Moberg Drive NW. Paraphernalia was destroyed on site, passenger given verbal warning.

Disorderly Conduct

9:17 a.m. A 39-year-old woman was arrested for an outstanding conduct following a disorderly conduct call on the 1300 block of Anne Street NW.

Sex Crime

2:01 a.m. A 21-year-old man was arrested for sexual assault on the 200 block of 3rd Street NW.

9:27 a.m. Pornographic photographs were sent to a minor on 19th Street NW.


10:27 a.m. A juvenile male was arrested for third-degree criminal sexual conduct on Delton Ave. NW. A juvenile female was placed on a 72-hour hold at Evergreen Youth and Family Services.


12:28 p.m. A 24-year-old woman and a 30-year-old woman were cited after officers responded to a residential alarm on Park Ave. NW. House was secure and homeowners were gone.


2:14 p.m. A man was cited for attempting to purchase alcohol at Bemidji Discount Liquor with another person’s ID.


2:15 p.m. Theft of items from a vehicle was reported on the 900 block of Carter Circle SE.


5:17 p.m. Officer responded to report of a truck fire at a local business on the 1200 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW. Upon arrival it was found to be a contained fire started to thaw the ground for a cable company.

7:52 p.m. Two women, a 32-year-old female and another woman whose age was not disclosed, were cited for shoplifting at Walmart.


1:10 a.m. A 23-year-old woman turned herself in on a warrant at the law enforcement center.

4:11 p.m. A 25-year-old man was arrested on a warrant at the law enforcement center.

5:59 p.m. A 59-year-old man was arrested on an out of county warrant at Walmart.

6:43 p.m. A 47-year-old man was arrested on a warrant on the 3400 block of Laurel Drive NW.


8:11 a.m. A 44-year-old man was cited following a two-vehicle accident on Bemidji Ave. N and 10th Street NW.

11:01 a.m. A pedestrian reported being struck by a distracted driver near Bemidji State University on 12th Street NE and Birchmont Drive NE. The driver did not stop. The pedestrian suffered a minor injury.

8:39 p.m. A hit and run accident was reported on the 2800 block of Pine Ridge Ave. 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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