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Crime report for Aug. 14

Sheriff’s Report

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


9:37 a.m. Items were stolen from yard on the 17800 block of Old Jefferson Drive NW in Solway.


2:47 p.m. A juvenile female was arrested following a physical confrontation in which another female was pushed, scratched and allegedly threatened to be stabbed with a wrench or screwdriver on Brian Court NE. Deputy observed no stab marks but did note scratch marks.

Police Report

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


12:31 p.m. A 53-year-old woman and 50-year-old man were cited following an accident on Bemidji Ave. N and Paul Bunyan Drive NW.


3:20 p.m. A 35-year-old man was arrested for domestic assault on the 900 block of 26th Street NW.


3:40 p.m. A 30-year-old woman was arrested on a probation violation on the 600 block of Beltrami Ave. NW.


2:34 a.m. A 23-year-old woman was arrested for DWI on the 400 block of Bemidji Ave. N.

4:48 p.m. A 25-year-old man was arrested for DUI following a two vehicle crash on Irvine Ave. NW and 4th Street NW.


9:36 a.m. Officer took report of damage to vehicle with a small theft on the 1300 block of 5th Street NW.

11:32 a.m. Welding cords were stolen from the 2200 block of Bardwell Drive NW.

3:02 p.m. A juvenile male was arrested for shoplifting on the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW and transported to Northwestern Minnesota Juvenile Center.

7:20 p.m. A 21-year-old man was cited for theft on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW.

9:06 p.m. A 30-year-old woman was arrested for shoplifting and felony possession of a controlled substance on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive 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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