Fargo Man Arrested After Ramming Squad Car

It happened in Larimore, west of Grand Forks.

GRAND FORKS, ND (KFGO) – A Fargo man is in the Grand Forks County jail after he rammed a sheriff’s department squad car while he was driving a stolen car.

It happened in Larimore, west of Grand Forks.

Deputies spotted an unoccupied car and saw two people get into the car about 90 minutes later.

They tried to box the car in when the driver backed up and hit a patrol car.

23-year-old Andrew Collison was arrested.

Collison faces several charges.

He was also wanted on warrants from Cass and Burleigh counties.

Collison has some recent history with law enforcement.

On January 10th around 11:30 AM, the Metro Street Crimes Unit found a stolen car, when a second vehicle pulled into the Grand Inn parking lot on 14th Avenue South in Fargo.

Police say Collison ran towards the stolen car when he was hit with the second car.

The vehicle then hit the building.

The driver and owner of the stolen vehicle, Shawn Schwandt of Jamestown, along with passengers Linda Poitra, James Martinez of St. Thomas, and Michael Schaffer of Fargo, along with Collison were arrested.

Schaffer was arrested for violating his probation, while the others face a number of drug and other charges.

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