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Crime report for Aug. 20

Sheriff’s Report

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


3:41 a.m. A 22-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man were arrested with multiple charges pending on Wild Rose Lane NW and Highway 2 NW.


6:34 a.m. A female was flown to Sanford Medical in Fargo following an accident on Mission Road NE in Bemidji. No arrest information. Unable to determine driver of the motor vehicle at the time the accident occurred.


9:38 p.m. A 49-year-old man was arrested for domestic assault on the 31600 block of Main Street NE in Funkley.

Police Report

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


12:57 a.m. A bicycle was reported stolen on the 300 block of Wilson Ave. SE.

6:49 a.m. A burglary and theft of a vehicle was reported on the 2700 block of Bixby Ave. NE.

11:26 a.m. A theft was reported at the Hampton Inn on the 1000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive S.


11:29 a.m. A 23-year-old man was arrested on a warrant on the 1400 block of Lakeview Drive SW.

1:28 p.m. A 31-year-old man was arrested on numerous felony warrants on the 1200 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW.


3:12 a.m. An 18-year-old man was arrested for violation of no drink order and a juvenile was arrested for minor consumption following an assault call to the 1600 block of 23rd Street NW.

2:04 p.m. A juvenile was arrested after officer observed juvenile assault another on the 900 block of Irvine Ave.

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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