Crime

Fargo requests North Dakota Attorney General’s Office investigation into former Deputy Chief’s actions

The Attorney General has been requested to refer the matter to the Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo has requested the North Dakota Attorney General’s Office conduct its own investigation into former Deputy Chief Todd Osmundon’s actions during the George Floyd protest and riot on May 30. The Fargo Police Department provided all applicable information to the Fargo City Attorney’s Office which then sent the materials to the Attorney General’s Office. The Attorney…

Man arrested following assault with a firearm in Moorhead

Police say Williams and the victim knew each other.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–A man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after assaulting and choking a woman. The Moorhead Police Department responded to the 1000 block of 18 Street South at approximately 12:40 p.m. The victim told police a man had assaulted her, choked her and reportedly displayed a pistol during the assault. Shortly after officers arrived, they located 23-year-old Malik Shaquan Williams and…

Six people arrested following multiple incidents at south Fargo residence

1/4 Anatael Deristile Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Jarvis Teair Williams Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Macmason Demarco Terrel Baker Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Tarron Lashon Spragging Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D.–Four adults and two juveniles were arrested after threatening to shoot someone in south Fargo Wednesday night. The Fargo Police Department responded to an apartment in the…

Fargo man faces federal charges for alleged actions during civil unrest

Errick Steven Toa is alleged to have incited violence by obstructing law enforcement and impeding on commerce

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man is facing federal charges for his alleged actions during the May 30th civil unrest in downtown Fargo. Errick Steven Toa is being charged with one felony offense because there is probable cause to believe he committed civil disorder. It is alleged that Toa unlawfully obstructed law enforcement and impeded on commerce. During the May…

Downed power line in Polk County result of hit-and-run

Wild Rice Electric arrived at the scene and tended to the power line.

POLK COUNTY, Minn.–The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a hit-and-run that downed a power line on Tuesday. The power line was lying across the road at the intersection of County Road 10 and 160th Avenue SE. Upon initial investigation of the downed power line, officers determined a vehicle struck the power pole and then left the area after the…

MN Sets New Standard For Traffic Stops Four Years After Philando Castile Shooting

Other advice for drivers include avoiding reaching around inside the vehicle and to not get out of the vehicle unexpectedly or approach the officer.

MINNEAPOLIS — “I pray that Minnesota can be a model for other states, the whole United States be a model and do these things we all can be better,” Valerie Castile said. Philando Castile’s mother, law enforcement and state officials discussed the new changes in traffic stops involving guns. The guideline for drivers carrying a gun is to keep their…

Daniel Dal Pozzo pleads guilty to criminal vehicular homicide in death of Johnny Grey

FARGO, N.D. – A man charged for his role in Fargo hairstylist Johnny Grey’s death has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Daniel Dal Pozzo pleaded guilty to one count of felony criminal vehicular homicide and criminal mischief. He was given the maximum sentence. The Cass County State’s Attorney’s Office says a judge suspended eight years. Under the plea…

Fargo man arrested after chasing woman with knife

FARGO, N.D.–A Fargo man was arrested Monday morning after chasing a woman with a knife in the 1600 block of 32 Avenue South. The Fargo Police Department says the victim saw her ex-boyfriend, 52-year-old Timothy Lightfoot, in the passenger seat of her vehicle at approximately 12:57 a.m. When the victim approached the vehicle, Lightfood got out holding a knife and…