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Crime report for May 28

Sheriff’s Report

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


8:47 a.m. Items were reported stolen from a garden shed on the 400 block of Great Divide Road NW in Puposky. No suspects at this time.

Sex crime

9:40 a.m. A 31-year-old man was arrested for domestic assault following a sex crime call to the 5100 block of Kappes Lane SE in Cass Lake.

4:23 p.m. A report was made of a sex crime involving an address on Branch Court NW in which a male client at a group home claimed to have sex with a female staff person. She can no longer have contact with male.


10:30 a.m. A single ATV rollover was reported on the 25200 block of Van Pelt Road NW in Grygla.

4:58 p.m. A vehicle struck a building on the 4800 block of Jones Town Hall Road NW in Solway. No arrest or injury reported.


8:17 p.m. A 44-year-old man was arrested for third-degree DWI, test refusal and probation violations following a report of a vehicle in the ditch on Coyote Road and North of Radar Road NW.


10:25 p.m. A 31-year-old man was arrested for driving after cancellation and a 22-year-old woman was arrested for violating a no drink order and allowing illegal operation on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW.


11:20 p.m. Report of a house being shot on N. Plantagenet Road SW. Currently under investigation.

Police Report

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


1:07 a.m. A complaint of theft through a broken window in a vehicle was made on the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW.

Property damage

7:39 a.m. A light pole was damaged at BSU on the 400 block of 14th Street NE.


1:23 p.m. A counterfeit bill was passed at a business on the 1000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive S.


2:19 a.m. A 36-year-old man was arrested on a probation violation on the 600 block of Beltrami 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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