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Search Continues for Missing Bemidji Man

Posted at: 11/01/2012 2:21 PM

The Bemidji Police Department has been investigating all leads and information in an attempt to locate Matthew Charles Pulis. He's a 1999 graduate from Virginia.

Pulis, 31, was last seen and heard from during the early morning hours of Saturday, October 20 in the downtown area of Bemidji. 

Additionally, the Bemidji Police Department has completed a 200 block, door to door search of the area between the last point Pulis was seen and his residence.

The shore line of Lake Bemidji and Lake Irvine has been checked by boat and side scan sonar.

An aerial search will be conducted over the 500 acre low land area west of the city on Thursday afternoon.

The Police Department was assisted in these searches by the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota BCA, United States Border Patrol, Bemidji Citizens Patrol, and the Minnesota State Patrol.

The Bemidji Police Department continues to request the public’s help in locating Matthew Charles Pulis.

Residents are asked to check their properties and any out buildings, campers, or structures on their property.

Mr. Pulis is described as a white male, 5’7”, 165lbs with brown hair and blue eyes. He was wearing a dark blue zip up hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the Bemidji Police Department at 218-333-9111.