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Crime report for Feb. 20

Sheriff’s Report

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


2:32 a.m. A 29-year-old man was arrested for DWI on Scenic Highway NE and Beighley Road NE in Blackduck.


5:43 a.m. A 28-year-old man and a 42-year-old man were arrested at the Beltrami County Jail following a transport call.


10:21 a.m. A 29-year-old man was arrested on a warrant. No location provided.


12:38 p.m. A 51-year-old man was arrested for violating conditions of release on the 8200 block of Becker Road NW.


3:52 p.m. Suspicious activity was reported of a male taking photos of children getting off a school bus on the 4100 block of Woodberry Drive SE.

Sex crime

4:43 p.m. A sexual assault was reported in Bemidji for an incident that took place in Wisconsin.

Police Report

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


10:12 a.m. A 20-year-old man was arrested on a local warrant following a suspicious male call on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW.

Disorderly conduct

4:08 p.m. A 27-year-old man was arrested for disorderly conduct when officers responded to a request to remove from BSU Cedar hall on the 1900 block of Birchmont Drive NE.


4:53 p.m. A 21-year-old man was arrested on an apprehend and detain order at the Beltrami County Courthouse.


5:53 p.m. A 20-year-old man was arrested for assault on the 900 block of 26th Street NW following a report of domestic assault in progress.

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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