Crime

Eight Arrests, Heroin Seized in Grand Forks Area Drug Bust

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Eight people have been arrested during a drug bust in the Grand Forks area Thursday. The Grand Forks Narcotics Task Force served three warrants Wednesday. 15 grams of heroin worth an estimated $9,000 was seized. 22-year-old Ashlea Lajimodiere, 24-year-old Justin Metcalf, 27-year-old Michael Miller, 26-year-old Jayme White, 18-year-old Madisyn Obregon, 26-year-old Kayla Bailey, 30-year-old Kaylee Lembke…

Alleged Minnesota Killed Indicted for Murder

The grand jury indicted 56-year-old Lois Riess on first-degree murder

FORT Myers, Fla. — A Minnesota woman accused of killing her husband and a Florida woman before leading authorities on a cross-country manhunt has been indicted. Officials in Lee County, Florida say the grand jury indicted 56-year-old Lois Riess on first-degree murder. If convicted, she could face the death penalty, but a spokeswoman for the state attorney’s office said prosecutors…

Man Charged With Wife’s Murder After Suicide Pact

If convicted, he could face up to life in prison

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man has been charged with the murder of his wife after the couple made a suicide pact. Louis and Ila Averson, an elderly couple in poor health, planned to kill themselves by carbon monoxide poisoning. When that didn’t work, Louis shot Ila in the heart and then shot himself. He is now being treated for his…

One In Custody After Pursuit North of Fargo

The search by Cass and Traill County deputies, with assistance from a blood hound, was centered just off I-29 near the Grandin exit. where one, possible two occupants ran on foot.

GRANDIN, N.D. (KFGO) – Cass County authorities say investigation is on-going into a wide-scale search that followed a brief pursuit north of Fargo early this morning. Sheriff’s Corporal Joe Hedin tells KFGO News it started when a driver fled a traffic stop shortly before 2 this morning in the Grandin area. The search by Cass and Traill County deputies, with…

Woman Walks Out of Flipped Vehicle Unhurt After Crash

Officials say the white van was turning north onto University Drive when it was t-boned by the van that nwas driving south

FARGO, N.D. — The driver of a flipped vehicle got out of her car unhurt after a crash on the intersection of South University Drive and 32nd Avenue in south Fargo juts after 3 pm. Officials say the white van was turning north onto University Drive when it was t-boned by the van that was driving south. No one was…

BREAKING NEWS: Police Find Dead Female and Male with Gunshot Wound in Fargo Garage

Police say based on the investigation, they are not seeking anyone else related to the shooting.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police were called to an apartment complex on the 300 block of Prairiewood Circle South for a male with a gunshot wound, but also found a deceased female. The male was found in his garage by a citizen when they heard someone yelling for help and was transported to a hospital for injuries. While emergency services…

Man accused of Propositioning People For Sex at West Acres Has Been Charged

FARGO, ND – Fargo Police have identified a man accused of lurking around and sexually propositioning people at West Acres Mall as 50-year-old Lonnie Weiand of Minot. Two charges of disorderly conduct has been filed against him. On Wednesday, police said officers responded to two separate but similar incidents involving Weiand. He’s described as white man taller than 5’7″ with a medium build…

Marijuana Bust Along I-94 near West Fargo

A West Fargo Police K9 was called to the scene and indicated that drugs were in the car.

WEST FARGO (KFGO) – A California man was arrested after the state patrol says it made a traffic stop and I-94 near West Fargo and found a 100 lbs. of marijuana. A West Fargo Police K9 was called to the scene and indicated that drugs were in the car. The 33 year-old man, Steven Shipe of Eureka, CA, was taken…