Fargo Police Officer Arrested On Domestic Assault Charges
Officer Jeremiah Ferris Arrested In Moorhead Tuesday Morning
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Fargo police officer is behind bars this morning accused in a late-night domestic assault incident.
Officer Jeremiah Wayne Ferris, 34, is being held in the Clay County jail on suspicion of 5th degree misdemeanor domestic assault.
Jail and dispatch records show officers were called to the 1500 block of River Drive South in Moorhead at around 1:34 Tuesday morning on a report of a physical domestic disturbance.
Ferris is partners with K9 officer Bali.
Fargo police chief David Todd says he is placing Ferris on administrative leave pending the results of an investigation.
He wrote in a Facebook post that the department, “will do a thorough investigation and address the situation appropriately.”
He also apologized to the Moorhead Police Department, United States Police Canine Association, which held an event in Fargo last weekend, and most importantly, he said, to the victim of this domestic assault.