Crime

Fargo Police Investigating Early Morning Burglary

Police have not determined what was stolen.

FARGO, N.D.–Police are searching for the people involved in a burglary at International Market Plaza in Fargo on Thursday morning. Sgt. Travis Moser says as many as three people may have been involved. When officers arrived at the scene, they set up a perimeter and entered the plaza with a K-9 but did not find anyone. A large plate-glass window…

Weinstein Sentenced to 23 Years for Sexual Assaults

He faced a maximum of 29 years in prison.

NEW YORK (AP)–Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault. It’s a sight the Hollywood mogul’s multitude of accusers thought they would never see. Weinstein was convicted last month of raping a woman in a New York City hotel room in 2013 and forcibly performing oral sex on another woman at his apartment in…

Two Arrested after Red River Valley SWAT Raid in Fargo

The incident remains under investigation.

1/2 Khadijah Christina Miles Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Ermin Adzemovic Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D.–Two people were arrested after the Red River Valley SWAT team raided an apartment in South Fargo on Tuesday. The raid occurred at approximately 7 a.m. at 1920 25th Street South after the Metro Area Street Crimes Unit obtained a search warrant. Approximately 29…

A Polk County Woman is in Custody after Being Accused of Abusing her Children

Khalif is facing five counts of malicious punishment of a child.

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn.–A Polk County woman is in custody after being accused of abusing her six children. A warrant for her arrest was issued after one of the children alerted a teacher at Central Middle School about the abuse. The teacher then contacted the East Grand Forks Police Department. Corporal Nicholas Gunderson headed the investigation into 33-year-old Nimo Mohamed…

Police: Woman Won’t Explain Why She Threw Son from 4th Floor

Formal charges could be filed Tuesday.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP)–Police say a Minnesota mother has admitted she severely injured her 11-year-old son by throwing him from the balcony of their fourth-floor apartment but has not explained why. Thirty-three-year-old Itayvia Lloyd is being held in the Ramsey County jail on probable charges of aggravated assault, malicious punishment of a child and assault of a police officer. Formal…

LIVE: Purses with a Purpose

It's a way to make a purse-onal difference.

There aren’t a lot of objects a woman or girl carries that are much more personal than her purse. And this morning, you can use one to make a difference in the life of a human trafficking victim — a crime that dis-proportionally affects girls and women, right here in the Red River Valley. It’s an event called “Purses with…

Bismarck Man Pleads Guilty to Secretly Recording Female

McGarvey faces a maximum 30 years in prison.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A Bismarck pharmacist has pleaded guilty to federal exploitation and cyberstalking charges. Fifty-two-year-old Curtis McGarvey is accused of using hidden cameras to record a female guest in his home. McGarvey told U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland Monday that the first images he recorded were the result of a test of equipment to be used at his business, a pharmacy….

Police Notify Public of High Risk Sex Offenders Living in Fargo

High risk sex offenders are lifetime registrants.

1/3 Michael Nelson Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Daniel Grinder Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Daniel Shern Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department is notifying the public of three high risk sex offenders living in Fargo. Fifty-seven-year-old Daniel Shern is currently living at 1418 1st Avenue South in Fargo. Shern is 6′, 190 pounds, with hazel eyes…

Inmate Who Attacked Hospital Staffer Found Not Guilty

The inmate was ordered to be committed to the North Dakota State Hospital for evaluation.

JAMESTOWN, N.D.–North Dakota State Hospital inmate who assaulted and attempted to murder a staff member in 2019 has been found not guilty. Thirty-two-year-old Jason Benefiel was accused of choking, striking and kicking an employee at the hospital where he was a patient. Southeast District Court, Judge Cherie Clark Wednesday found that Benefiel had, in fact, committed the crimes as charged,…

West Fargo Police Department Warns Community of Phone Scam

The department says it would never request gift cards as a form of payment.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Police Department is warning the community to not be fooled by a phone scam going around. They say scammers have been using the West Fargo Police Department’s name and possibly using software to mimic the department’s phone number. Police say one person was told their was a warrant for their arrest and was instructed to…