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Police and fire report for May 11

Police Report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:

Property damage

1:22 a.m. Friday, 900 block of 30th Street Northwest. A vehicle was damaged.

1:58 p.m. Thursday, 600 America Avenue Northwest. Windows were reported shot by a BB gun.

12:21 p.m. Thursday, 200 block of 19th Street Northeast. Two slashed tires were reported at Bemidji State University.

Disorderly conduct

4:46 p.m. Thursday, 900 block of 21st Street Northwest. An intoxicated man was being confrontational with neighbors. He was arrested on charges of misdemeanor fleeing from a police officer after attempting to hide in a nearby residence. He also had a felony warrant for his arrest.

Sheriff’s Report

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


10:42 a.m. Thursday, 10200 block of State Highway 89 Northwest in Red Lake. A 34-year old man was arrested on charges of felony fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor DWI.

Fire Report

The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls:

4:28 p.m. Thursday, 100 block of Minnesota Avenue Northwest. Fire alarm.

4:32 p.m. Thursday, 2900 block of Division Street West. Fire alarm.

6:32 p.m. Thursday, 800 block of Rodeo Drive Northwest. Grass fire.

11:06 p.m. Thursday, 1400 block of Birchmont Drive Northwest. Firefighters responded to a report of a gas smell.