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Bemidji Blotter for Monday, May 17

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The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, May 17.


Fire, 10:28 p.m.

Officers responded to a vehicle fire on the 1000 block of Washington Ave. S. Bemidji Fire Department handled.

Property Damage, 8:46 p.m.

Property damage on the 1200 block of 30th St. NW. Door to storage garage was forced open.

Theft, 3:34 p.m.

Officer took a stolen vehicle report. Vehicle was recovered on the 1200 block of Beltrami Ave. NW. Two arrested.

Warrant, 2:51 p.m.

Traffic stop on Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Passenger arrested for DOC warrant.

Theft, 7:40 a.m.

Theft of catalytic converter on the 3800 block of Whispering Meadows Ct. NW.

Traffic Stop, 12:14 a.m.

Traffic stop on the 400 block of 26th St. NW. Juvenile driver arrested on an outstanding warrant and cited for driving without a license.


Boat, 11:10 p.m.

Subject thought to be missing on the lake was located and was never in danger.

Theft, 9:15 p.m.

Firearms taken from complainant’s home on the 2400 block of Wren Dr. NE.

Theft, 5:54 p.m.

Report of a burglary on the 3800 block of Elliot Dr. NE.

Weapons Offenses, 3:45 p.m.

Homeowner legally shot a gopher on his property on the 1800 block of Little Norway Ave. SE. No action taken.

Boat, 11:34 a.m.

Caller concerned a floatplane was landing on a local lake in Turtle River. Caller advised that the activity is legal.

Weapons Offenses, 11:25 a.m.

Deputies responded to a weapons offense on Winter Sumac Rd. and Sumac Rd. NE. KOPS (Keeping Our People Safe) alert put out.

Weapons Offenses, 7:11 a.m.

Loud bang discovered to be small fireworks on the 4300 block of Luomas Ln. SE in Cass Lake.