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Weekend arrests, police and fire reports

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


4:59 p.m. Sunday, 2900 block of Pine Ridge Avenue Northwest. An assault victim was unwilling to speak with officers.

9:51 a.m. Friday, 800 block of 26th Street Northwest. A 23-year-old man was arrested on charges of felony domestic assault by strangulation.


11:19 a.m. Sunday, 2470 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW. Gas was reportedly stolen from Petro Serve.

9:09 a.m. Sunday, 800 block of Arch Lane Southwest. A fishing depth finder was reportedly stolen.

12:45 p.m. Saturday, 2900 block of Pine Ridge Avenue Northwest. A theft from a garage was reported.

11:51 p.m. Friday, 2400 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A 41-year-old man was detained for shoplifting and then he allegedly assaulted the clerk. He was arrested on charges of misdemeanor assault and theft.

Property damage

8:10 a.m. Sunday, intersection of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest and Bemidji Avenue North. A hit and run accident was reported.


8:39 a.m. Saturday, 700 block of 18th Street Northwest. Officers located a downed cable from a power line and secured the area until Otter Tail Power Co. arrived.

12:45 a.m. Saturday, intersection of 16th Street Northwest and Delton Avenue Northwest. A downed power line was reported.


12:58 p.m. Friday, 900 block of 26th Street Northwest. A 28-year-old man was arrested and placed on hold for another agency on charges of felony fifth-degree drug possession.

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


12:39 p.m. Sunday, 72200 block of State Highway 89 Northwest in Grygla. A theft from a vehicle was reported.

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

2:47 p.m. Saturday, 600 block of 19th Street. A power pole caught fire.

4:17 p.m. Saturday, 900 block of 30th Street Northwest. Medical call.

8:53 a.m. Monday, intersection of Power Dam Northeast and Lake Avenue Southeast. Firefighters responded to a motor vehicle accident.

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

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

Adrian Richard Dunn, 36

F - HOLD PLACED - 609.2242.4 11CR122098

HOLD FOR ANOTHER AGENCY-Domestic Assault-Felony

Christopher Lee Peake, 25

M - COURT/PENDING - 171.24.2 04CR13215

Warrant-Traffic-Drivers License-Driving After Revocat

M - COURT/PENDING - 169.797.3 04CR132151

Warrant-Traffic Regulation-Uninsured Vehicle-Driver V

M - COURT/PENDING - 169.06.5(a)(3)(i) 04CR132151

Warrant-Traffic Regulations-Failure to stop for traff

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

Taylor Patrick Sells, 24

F - COURT/PENDING - 152.022.1(1) 04CR124386

VIOLATION-Drugs - 2nd Degree - Sale 3 Grams or More - C

F - COURT/PENDING - 152.022.3(a) 04CR124386

VIOLATION-Drugs - 2nd Degree - Sale or Possess - Penalty

The following people were arrested Saturday:

David Landon Bailey, 52

F - SENTENCED - 152.023.2(a)(1) 04CR12416

COMMITMENT-Drugs - 3rd Degree - Possess 3 Grams or More

F - SENTENCED - 609.487.3 04CR13670

COMMITMENT-Fleeing a Peace Officer in a Motor Vehicle

Jonathan Tyler Cloud, 22

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.2242.1(2) 04CR123704

VIOLATION-Domestic Assault-Misdemeanor-Intentionally In

Ronald James Fairbanks, 31

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.224.1(2)

Assault-5th Deg-Inflict or Attempt Bodily Har

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.52.1(1)

Theft - Theft of Property

Kelly Joe Rust, 25

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.2242.1(2)

Domestic Assault-Misdemeanor-Intentionally In

The following person was arrested Sunday:

Michael Robert Vlenderer, 29

M - SENTENCED - 609.72.1(1) 04CR13455

COMMITMENT-Disorderly Conduct-Brawling or Fighting

The following people were arrested Monday:

Christopher John Clark, 22

F - HOLD PLACED - 609.582.3

Burglary-3rd Deg-Steal/Commit Felony or Gross

G - COURT/PENDING - 609.485.1

Escape From Custody-Definition

Jesse Roy Grandbois, 35

M - COURT/PENDING - 609.50(1)(2)

Obstructing (Officer official duties)

P - COURT/PENDING - 152.027.4(a)

Drugs - Possess/Sale Small Amount of Marijuan

P - COURT/PENDING - 152.092

Drugs - Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - Us

Justin Glawe
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