Crime

Red Ribbon Week brings awareness to growing drug problem among local youth

City Officials, Health Officials, and Law Enforcement are all working together to put a stop to the rise of the presence of fentanyl in our community and especially the impact that it’s having on our youth.

Fargo, N.D. (KVRR)- Counterfeit pills A growing problem among the youth in our community Brandon Blakney takes us inside the Red Ribbon Week discussion. Junior Highschool, seventh grade, eight grade, all the way up from High School through college, are falling victim to counterfeit pills overdose deaths.” Said Assistant Special Agent on drug enforcement Angela Von Trytek. City Officials, Health…

Fargo man pleads not guilty in assault on girls and using a racial slur

The FBI and the U.S. Attorney's Office are reviewing the case for possible federal hate crimes violations.

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – Larry Baldner has pleaded not guilty on charges he attacked two girls and used a racial slur. Baldner, 73, of Fargo is charged with aggravated assault against a victim under the age of 12, preventing arrest and simple assault. Baldner’s attorney filed a waiver for a preliminary hearing and entered not guilty pleas on Wednesday. The…

Man wanted since July arrested in Walsh County

Walsh County Sheriff's Office arrested Chadwick Frovarp

PARK RIVER, N.D. (KVRR) — Walsh County authorities arrest a man that’s been on the run since July. The sheriff’s office performed a fugitive recovery operation and took 41-year-old Chadwick Frovarp of Park River into custody. He was wanted for failing to report for incarceration on one felony and three misdemeanor drug related charges from Grand Forks County. Categories: Crime,…

Suspect in deadly shooting in Casselton released

A Violent Morning Leaves One Man Dead & Another Free From Custody

CASSELTON, N.D. (KVRR) – An altercation in Casselton turns deadly. The man accused of pulling the trigger called 911 saying he shot a man. “We had a deputy that was real close to the area. They immediately responded, performed, and were able to detain that person and then they performed life saving measures to the victim until Casselton ambulances could…

Man held in fatal shooting in Casselton released

CASSELTON, N.D. (KVRR) – A man who was detained following a fatal shooting early Monday in Casselton has been released from custody. Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner says upon review of the evidence, including video evidence, witness statements, and conferring with the Cass County States Attorney’s Office, the person involved in the shooting was released pending further investigation. A deputy…

Truck strikes, kills 7 horses near Wadena

WADENA, Minn. (FOX 9) — Authorities are investigating a crash that left seven horses dead Saturday morning near Wadena, Minnesota. According to the state patrol, at about 7 a.m., a cargo truck struck and killed seven horses that were on Highway 29 near Wadena. The driver was not injured. Authorities said the horses belonged to an Amish community. The crash…

Minnesota clinic shooting brings premeditated murder charge

Prosecutors say Ulrich walked into the clinic on Feb. 9 and opened fire, killing 37-year-old medical assistant Lindsay Overbay.

BUFFALO, Minn. – A Minnesota man accused of killing a staff member at a medical clinic and wounding four others during a February shooting is now facing an upgraded murder charge. A grand jury indicted Gregory Ulrich with one count of first-degree premeditated murder. He’s also charged with four counts of first-degree attempted murder in the shooting at the Allina…

Holte family shares emotional testimony at Pendleton sentencing

Pendleton took the life of his mother and Grand Forks police officer, Cody Holte

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – A Grand Forks man is sentenced to two life sentences without the possibility for parole for killing Grand Forks Police Officer,  Cody Holte and his mother Lola Moore in May 2020. Salamah Pendleton was convicted on two counts of murder in the May 2020 killings of Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte and his mother,…