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Crime report for April 29-30

Sheriff’s Report

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


2:28 p.m. A 21-year-old man was transported from leech lake to Beltrami County Jail without incident on a warrant on the 51000 block of Wild Flower Drive.

Police Report

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


2:15 a.m. A 24-year-old man was arrested for shoplifting on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW.

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

Disorderly conduct

12:19 p.m. A 43-year-old man was arrested for consuming alcohol in public on the 200 block of 3rd Street NW.

12:24 p.m. A 42-year-old man was cited for aggressive panhandling on 3rd Street NW and Beltrami Ave. NW.


1:52 p.m. An 18-year-old man and a juvenile were arrested and a juvenile was cited following a welfare check to a hotel room on the 1000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive S. in which one person had a warrant and another was a runaway. The adult male was arrested for contributing and harboring a runaway.


1:59 p.m. A juvenile was arrested following a fight at the middle school on the 1900 block of Middle School Drive NW.


3:30 p.m. An adult female was cited for shoplifting at Target.


5:04 p.m. A 37-year-old man was cited following an animal call to the 700 block of 12th Street NW in which officers impounded two dogs that reportedly killed a pet rabbit.

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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