Crime

Police Investigate Stabbing in South Fargo

So far there have been no arrests made

  FARGO, N.D. — Police are investigating a stabbing that happened in South Fargo late Sunday night. One man was taken to Sanford hospital after being stabbed in an apartment in the 4400 block of 9th Avenue South. Authorities first responded to a call for a fight around 11:30 but no one was there. Police were later called to the…

Record Amount of Meth Seized by Minnesota Law Enforcement in 2016

Prescription pill seizures, including opioids, increased 231 percent in 2016

  MINNESOTA — Minnesota law enforcement officers seized a record amount of meth in 2016. The Violent Crime Enforcement Teams seized 488 pounds of meth, a nearly 500 percent increase from 2009 when meth seizures were at their lowest level. Officials say meth continues to flow into Minnesota, primarily from Mexico. Prescription pill seizures, including opioids, increased 231 percent in…

Fargo Man Accused in Liquor Store Robbery in Court

No weapon was shown and he left in a car with an undetermined amount of cash

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man accused of robbing Bernie’s Wines & Liquors in West Fargo on Sunday has made his first court appearance. Christopher Burns, 36, was arraigned on a felony robbery charge. He’ll be back in court for a preliminary hearing on April 12. Burns is accused of entering the liquor store on Sheyenne Street shortly…

Three Arrested in Otter Tail County Drug Bust

After a search, authorities found nearly $2 million worth of high grade marijuana in 18 duffle bags

From L to R: Anthony Williams, 21, Vontail Kendle, 22, Michael Dunnorm, 22  OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — Three St. Paul men have been charged in Otter Tail County after a major drug bust on I-94. Vontail Kendle, 22, Michael Dunnorm, 22 and Anthony Williams, 21, were arrested on March 1 after a traffic stop near Fergus Falls. The pickup…

Bad Reaction to Narcotics May Have Led to Fatal Sioux Falls Stabbing

The stabbing happened after an all-night party at a house rented by Holter and his girlfriend

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Sioux Falls police say a bad reaction to narcotics may have caused a man to fatally stab an acquaintance at a house party. Alexander Rodriguez, 27, of Sioux Falls, was stabbed early Sunday morning. Brady Holter, 25, was arrested for murder and manslaughter. The stabbing happened after an all-night party at a house rented by…

Arrest Made in West Fargo Liquor Store Robbery

West Fargo Police arrest a man for robbing Bernie's Wines and Liquors

Police responded to a robbery in West Fargo during broad daylight. It happened around 2:45 this afternoon at Bernie’s Wines and Liquors on Sheyenne Street. 37-year-old Christopher Burns entered the store and demanded a free bottle. After he was told no, he demanded money instead. An unknown amount of money was handed over. He fled the store and got into…

Assault in Grand Forks IHOP Parking Lot

Police search for suspect in Grand Forks assault

Grand Forks Police are looking for a man involved in an assault in the IHOP parking lot early this morning. The victim says his phone was stolen during the assault which happened after an argument started in the restaurant The suspect is described as a black man with short hair, shaved on the sides. He was wearing a green jacket…

Firehouse Subs Grants the West Fargo Police Department a Hefty Donation

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Awards a Grant to West Fargo Police Department to Purchase Vests and Helmets

FARGO, N.D. — Thanks to Firehouse Subs and generous donations from the public, the West Fargo Police Department will be getting some new gear. The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation donated more than $27,000 dollars to the department. The money will go towards purchasing ballistic vests and helmets for the force. Franchise owners say it’s all about giving back to…

Five Suspects Arrested in Shooting Death of U of M-Duluth Student

Grahek was shot on February 14th at a home in Duluth's East Hillside neighborhood

Facebook  DULUTH, Minn. — Five people have been arrested in the shooting death of a University of Minnesota-Duluth student. Authorities said they arrested four people in the shooting death of 22-year-old William Grahek. A fifth person was already in jail on unrelated charges. Grahek was shot on February 14th at a home in Duluth’s East Hillside neighborhood. The suspects, four…

Update: Former Castile Girlfriend Charged with Attacking Woman with Hammer

Police say she attacked another woman with a hammer, striking her in the head several times before smashing the victim's windshield

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The former girlfriend of Philando Castile is accused of hitting a woman in the head with a hammer during a fight in St. Paul. Diamond Reynolds, 27, of West St. Paul, is charged with two felony counts of assault. Police say she attacked another woman with a hammer, striking her in the head several times…