Crime

Two Arrested in Stutsman County for Butane Hash Oil

The deputy said he could smell marijuana and found the BHO oil along with $5500 in cash and prescription drugs

  STUTSMAN COUNTY, N.D. — Two people were arrested over the weekend in Stutsman County after they were found with large quantities of Butane Hash Oil. Adam McCarter, 35, and 31-year-old Sarah Birkholz were pulled over on April 1 for an equipment violation. The deputy said he could smell marijuana and found the BHO oil along with $5500 in cash…

Person of Interest in Sioux Falls Homicide Last Seen in Streeter, ND

He was last seen at the gas station with blood on him and asking to use a bathroom to clean up

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A person of interest in a Sioux Falls homicide was last seen at a gas station near Streeter, North Dakota. Authorities say they are looking for 43-year-old Irving Duane Jumping Eagle. They say he was last seen at the gas station with blood on him and asking to use a bathroom to clean up. He…

Minnesota House Votes to Keep Increased Protest Penalties in Bill

Lawmakers voted to keep it as part of the public safety finance bill

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota House has shot down an amendment to remove increased penalties for protests that block transportation. Lawmakers voted to keep it as part of the public safety finance bill. They battled over the issue for several hours and testimonies grew heated multiple times. Republicans say the bill is simply a matter of public safety….

North Dakota House Gives “Do Pass” Recommendation on Medical Marijuana

A big sticking point is the ease in which marijuana could be smoked as medicine

BISMARCK, N.D. — A North Dakota House committee has given a “do pass” recommendation on new rules governing the use of medical marijuana. The measure is expected to go to the full House on Tuesday. A big sticking point is the ease in which marijuana could be smoked as medicine. The bill passed by the Senate allows patients to smoke…

Grand Forks Police Searching for Driver After Hit and Run of Pedestrian

A witness says he was talking to someone through the window of a black pickup

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Police are looking for anyone who witnessed a hit and run crash involving a pedestrian. Officers responded to the 500 block of 3rd Avenue South around 11 this morning and found a man lying on the street. A witness says he was talking to someone through the window of a black pickup. The driver…

Five Arrested in Drug Raid in Casselton

The arrests were the result of a lengthy narcotics investigation involving the Cass County Sheriff's Office and a number of other agencies

1/5 Douglas Blumer, 36 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Nathan Duval, 29 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Phillip Pluskhat, 28 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Brian Pluskhat Sr., 51 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Rebeckah West, 49 Show Caption Hide Caption CASSELTON, N.D. — Five people were arrested in a drug raid on four separate locations in Casselton. Douglas Blumer,…

Spearfish Authorities Continue Deadly House Fire Investigation; How You Can Help the Families

Authorities haven't identified the families or children but the account says the fire broke out at the Wilson-Roden and Tate house

SPEARFISH, S.D. — A GoFundMe account set up for families affected by a Spearfish house fire that killed five children has already raised tens-of-thousands of dollars. The victims are 6-year-old Phibie Moyer, 7-year-old Clinton Johnson, 8-year-old Rhylin Gee, 9-year-old Justice Roden and her 11-year-old sister, Tanlynn Roden. The fire broke out at the Wilson-Roden and Tate house. There is still…

Heitkamp: Grand Forks Could be Vital for National Security

Senator Heitkamp talks the investigation between the 2016 election and President Trump among other issues

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — U.S Senator Heidi Heitkamp, Grand Forks leaders and Russian experts are talking about ways the city can keep the United States safe. A CNN report says both Democrats and Republicans want answers to a possible association between the Trump campaign and Russia. President Trump took his thoughts to Twitter, saying this whole investigation is a “witch…

Three Teams, 500+ Pills, One Snapchat Deception Leads to Six Arrests in Joint ND-MN Drug Bust

Authorities say they tracked more than 500 blue pills stamped with the label "A 215" between the five people, along with 40 grams of marijuana wax, over four pounds of marijuana and a SKS rifle

1/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/6 Benjamin Gottberg, 19, East Grand Forks Show Caption Hide Caption 3/6 Cody Stengl, 19, East Grand Forks Show Caption Hide Caption 4/6 Joel Ryan, 22, East Grand Forks Show Caption Hide Caption 5/6 Leah Sourdif, 20, Grand Forks Show Caption Hide Caption 6/6 Robert Powell, 20, East Grand Forks Show Caption Hide Caption POLK…

Boy Accidentally Shot in the Head While Playing With a Gun

The boy's condition is unknown at this time

BENEDICT, N.D. — Authorities in Benedict, North Dakota say a 9-year-old boy was accidentally shot in the head while playing with a gun. Officials say the boy and his 11-year-old cousin were playing with a .22 caliber pistol at home Wednesday night. They say neither of the boys knew the gun was loaded. The 9-year-old boy was taken to a…