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Daily arrests, police and fire report for May 31

Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:


3:08 p.m. Thursday, 600 block of Fourth Street Northwest. A residential burglary was reported.


1:28 p.m. Thursday, 200 block of Stoner Avenue Southeast. A 31-year-old man was arrested on charges of felony fifth degree and third degree drug possession, gross misdemeanor obstructing the legal process and a felony drug warrant. Also, a 24-year-old woman was arrested on charges of felony fifth-degree drug possession.

Property damage

8:16 a.m. Thursday, 1700 block of Roosevelt Road Southeast. Flowers were reported missing from family gravesites.

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


4:48 p.m. Thursday, 12100 block of Turtle River Lake Road Northeast. Prescription pills were stolen in Port Hope Township.

Fire Report The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls:

6:20 a.m. Friday, 1200 block of 34th Street Northwest. A fire alarm was activated.

7:38 a.m. Friday, 1100 block of America Avenue Northwest. Medical call.

The following people were arrested Thursday. The charges listed here do not necessarily reflect the counts that may be levied against them by the Beltrami County Attorney's Office.

Brandon Ken Castonguay, 34

F - A & D HOLD - 152.021.1 13DOC1443

Violation- Drugs - 1st Degree - Sale Crimes

Uri Moses Nusman, 32

G - COURT/PENDING - 609.50.2 

Obstructing Legal Process, Arrest or Firefigh

P - COURT/PENDING - 152.027.4

Drugs-Possess/Sale Small Amounts of Marijuana

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.53

Receiving Stolen Property

F - COURT/PENDING - 152.025.2(a)(1)

Drugs - 5th Degree - Possess Schedule 1,2,3,4

F - COURT/PENDING - 152.023.2

Drugs - 3rd Degree - Possession

F - COURT/PENDING - 152.025.2(a)(1) 04CR131256

WARRANT-Drugs - 5th Degree - Possess Schedule 1,2,3,4

Derrick Jon Peterson, 29

F - COURT/PENDING - 609.52.1(10) 04CR094626

Warrant-Theft - Motor Vehicle Defined

Carl Leland Smith, 34

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.487.6

Fleeing a Peace Officer By a Means Other Than

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.595

Damage to Property

G - COURT/PENDING - 609.50.2(2)

Obstruct Legal Process-Force/Violence or Thre

G - COURT/PENDING - 609.485

Escape From Custody (attempt)

The following people were arrested Friday.

Ann Marie Aitkin, 46

F - SENTENCED - 609.487.3 04CR101178

COMMITMENT -Fleeing a Peace Officer in a Motor Vehicle

F - SENTENCED - 169A.24.1(1) 04CR101178

COMMITMENT- Traffic - DWI - First-Degree DWI;w/in 10 yrs

Joel David Burdick, 28

F - COURT/PENDING - 152.025.2(a)(1) 

Violation-Drugs - 5th Degree - Possess Schedule 1,2,3,4

Marit Kaitlyn Oas, 20

M-SENTENCED-609.52.2(a)(1)04CR131038Commitment-Theft-Take/Use/Transfer Movable Prop-No Conse

Nikos Chevez Reyes, 23

F-COURT/PENDING-609.2247.2Domestic Assault - By Strangulation

Justin Glawe
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