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Crime report for April 16-17

Sheriff’s Report

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

Sex crime

12:24 p.m. A sex crime was reported in Bemidji.


2:12 p.m. Items were reported stolen from a residence on the 1200 block of Little Norway Ave. SE.


4:35 p.m. Beltrami County deputies responded to a two-garage fire on the 10700 block of Grange Road NW in Eckles Township. Bemidji and Solway Fire Departments, DNR Wildland Fire and Bemidji Ambulance also responded. The fire was a total loss.

Police Report

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


8:51 p.m. A 22-year-old man was arrested on a warrant on the 300 block of 26th Street W.

Property damage

8:40 a.m. Officer took report of property damage at Diamond Point Park on the 1700 block of Birchmont Drive NE.

11:02 a.m. Property damage from graffiti was reported on the 500 block of 3rd Street NW.

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


12:18 a.m. Two adult men were reportedly robbed at gunpoint in their home on the 2000 block of Division Street W. No arrests were reported.


3:11 a.m. A 19-year-old man was cited for damage to property and a juvenile were cited for assault on the 2800 block of Ridgeway 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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