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Police and fire report for December 18

Police Report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:


4:03 p.m. Sunday, Tesoro, 405 Bemidji Ave. N. Someone drove off without paying for $92.83 worth of gas.

2:24 p.m. Sunday. A cell phone was reported stolen.

7:34 a.m. Friday, 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A jacket was stolen from a vehicle.


2 a.m. Sunday, 100 block of Third Street Northwest. A fight was reported, but it was broken up before authorities arrived.

Property damage

10:46 p.m. Saturday, intersection of Sixth Street Northwest and America Avenue Northwest. A stop sign was run over.

1:52 p.m. Friday, 500 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A motorist drove away with a gas pump hose.


8:32 p.m. Saturday, Sanford Center, 1111 Event Center Drive. An underage woman passed out in a bathroom and was transported to Sanford Medical Center. She was cited for minor consumption.

Ordinance violations

12:59 p.m. Friday, 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. Two men were reportedly selling perfume and cologne without a solicitation permit. Officers unable to locate them.

Sheriff’s Report

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


5:10 p.m. Saturday, Averi Circle Northwest. Grant Valley Township residents reported an explosion, and sheriff’s deputies found remnants of an explosive in a gravel pit.

Fire Report

The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls:

10:12 p.m. Friday, 1800 block of 30th Street Northwest. Medical call.

4:37 a.m. Saturday, 700 block of 33rd Street Northwest. Medical call.

9:21 a.m. Saturday, intersection of state Highways 89 and U.S. Highway 2. A semitrailer went into the ditch and its fuel tank was leaking. No injuries were reported.

10:45 a.m. Saturday, 1100 block of Lake Boulevard Northeast. Carbon monoxide check.

8:08 p.m. Saturday, 100 block of Inglewood Street Northwest. Medical call.

10:07 a.m. Sunday, 2600 block of Delton Avenue Northwest. Medical call.

10:29 a.m. Sunday, 2800 block of Ridgeway Avenue Northwest. Medical call.

7:18 a.m. Monday, 1400 block of Bemidji Avenue Northwest. Medical call.

11:06 a.m. Monday, Beltrami County Courthouse, 600 Minnesota Avenue Northwest. Alarm.