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Crime report for Mar. 11

Sheriff’s Report

Note: An law enforcement error in how information was entered into a case logged a 20-year-old woman as turning herself in on a warrant and later being arrested on an animal call on the 19600 block of Cardinal Road NW. The animal call was unrelated to her arrest.

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


1:38 a.m. Deputy checked on a vehicle in the ditch. Driver of vehicle stated he tried missing a deer but ultimately hit the deer and ended up in the ditch on Cardinal Road NW and Feelinrite Lane NW. No medical needed.

Financial crimes

3:38 p.m. A 22-year-old man was cited for financial crimes on the 100 block of Clark Ave. S. and again at 3:51 p.m. on the 200 block of Clark Ave. S. in Kelliher.

4:06 p.m. A 24-year-old woman was cited for financial crimes on the 100 block of Clark Ave. S. in Kelliher.


9:29 a.m. A 28-year-old man was arrested on a warrant at the Beltrami County Jail.

11:31 p.m. A juvenile male turned himself in on a warrant. He was transported to Northwestern Juvenile Center.

Police Report

Note: The missing person from a call on Monday on the 4100 block of Cherry Lane NE returned prior to law enforcement arrival.

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


8:55 a.m. Officer collected a counterfeit bill from Riverwood Bank.

Missing person

10:19 a.m. A woman reported having no contact with her sister for several months.


12:14 p.m. A 92-year-old woman was cited for failure to yield after an officer responded to a two car crash on the 300 block of Minnesota Ave. NW.


2:25 p.m. An assault occurred at the Bemidji Middle School.

Disorderly conduct

4:15 p.m. Officers were called to remove three intoxicated subjects from People’s Church.


6:34 p.m. A 36-year-old man was arrested after turning himself in on a warrant at the Law Enforcement Center.


2:31 p.m. A 23-year-old man was cited for shoplifting on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW.

6:55 p.m. A 19-year-old woman and a 48-year-old woman were cited for shoplifting at Walmart and subsequently arrested on warrants.

7:51 p.m. A 29-year-old woman was cited for shoplifting at Walmart.

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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