Crime

West Fargo Police arrest man after domestic disturbance call

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Police Department arrested a man after receiving a domestic disturbance call Sunday afternoon. Officers responded to a residence in the 1800 block of 12 Street E and learned that 28-year-old Joshua Young had threatened to shoot someone. Young was located in possession of a rifle. Police Arrested him for domestic assault, interference with an emergency…

Grand Forks Police searching for man who crashed vehicle while fleeing traffic stop

A K9 attempted to track the man, but was was not located.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Grand Forks Police Department is searching for a man who crashed his vehicle while fleeing from police Sunday evening. The man was driving a tan Ford Escape in the 1000 block of North 51st Street when a police officer attempted to perform a traffic stop. The man fled and ended up crashing his vehicle into a tree…

Moorhead party ends with gunshot, police search for shooting suspect

MOORHEAD POLICE ASK FOR PUBLIC'S HELP IN SOLVING A SHOOTING

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police officers were sent to a “loud party” on the 1200 block of 5th Street at around 1 a.m. Saturday. As they responded to the call, there was a report of a shooting at the same location. Officers say they saw people running from the scene as they arrived. They say a 19-year-old man from Nebraska…

Boy dead following rural Menagha shooting

UPDATE: The boy has been identified as 17-year-old Michael Erickson of Menagha. ———————– MENAHGA, Minn. —  A boy has died in a shooting in Becker County. The sheriff’s office received a 911 call shortly after 9:30 a.m. Friday from rural Menahga reporting the shooting. The boy, whose age has not been released, was dead when first responders arrived. Deputies and…

Cass County Deputy’s phone number being used in scam

The phone number being used in the scam is 701-367-4639.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says a scammer has found a way to “spoof” the phone number of a current deputy sheriff. Several citizens say the individual making the call is rude and does not reveal the reason for the call. Cass County personnel say they will place calls notifying individuals of a warrant, but will never request…

Thief River Falls man pleads guilty to child pornography charges

Roggenbuck's sentencing will be at a later date.

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.–A Thief River Falls man has plead guilty to two counts of production and attempted production of child pornograpahy. According to the guilty plea, 38-year-old Benjamin Joseph Roggenbuck used or attempted to use two prepubescent minor children to produce sexually explicit conduct between November 2012 and February 2020. Additionaly, Roggenbuck admitted to possessing and distributing child pornography….

Fargo man arrested for breaking into U-Haul Warehouse

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Police arrested a man after he was caught breaking into a U-Haul warehouse Friday morning. The alarm company for the warehouse at 4901 13th Avenue S notified police that a man had pried an overhead door open and was rummaging through tool boxes. Officers received a description of the man from the alarm company and were able to…

Single vehicle rollover crash in Kindred leads to DUI charges

KINDRED, N.D.–Two people were injured after their vehicle rolled in rural Kindred Wednesday night. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 52-year-old Scott Heath was driving eastbound on 52nd Street SE at approximately 7 p.m. when he lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle rolled into the north ditch and came to rest upright in a sugar beet field. Both Heath…

West Fargo Police respond to 17 vehicle break-ins within one day

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Police Department says 17 vehicles were broken into in the Goldenwood and Elmwood areas. The break-ins occurred late Tuesday evening into early Wednesday morning. Several home security systems caught multiple suspects rummaging through mostly unlocked vehicles for valuable items. The suspects have not been identified yet. Anyone in the area is asked to check home…