Crime

Head-on crash near Williston kills woman and kid

A 44-year-old woman and seven-year-old passenger dies in crash

WILLISTON, N.D. (KVRR) — A Williston man faces faces DUI and vehicular manslaughter charges after a head-on crash. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 52-year-old Mark Bearce was driving the wrong way on U.S. Highway 2 when he hit another vehicle shortly before 8:00 Saturday night. The driver, 44-year-old Stephanie Lee of Williston and a 7-year-old passenger died in the…

Pursuit in Moorhead ends in one-vehicle crash

28-year-old Warren Misevich fled after officers tried to pull him over

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — A high speed pursuit in Moorhead ends in a one vehicle crash. Police say officers received a call of a driver slumped over the wheel at a stoplight after 8 a.m. When officers tried to pull the driver, 28-year-old Warren Misevich of Fargo, over, he fled. Stop sticks were put out but were unsuccessful. The vehicle…

High-speed chase ends in crash near West Fargo

The driver rolled the vehicle at the intersection of 40th Avenue West

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A driver is arrested after leading authorities on a high-speed chase on I-94. Shortly before 1:00 p.m., a North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper pulled over a man driving a Dodge Journey around mile marker 338. That driver fled the scene and went west bound. Once in Casselton, the driver switched directions to head east. When…

West Fargo Police Officer Suffers A Heart Attack While On Duty

Officer Tim Brown is currently in the ICU. GoFundMe started to help his family.

Fargo, N.D. (KVRR)- “West Fargo police department officer Tim Brown suffered a heart attack on the morning of October 31st 2021 while booking two females who had felonies for aggravated assault,” said West Fargo PD Chief Dennis Otternes. Officer Tim Brown was responding to a report of  two women Shalonda Profit and Brittany Hatcher at Grace Gardens on the 1400…

Fargo Police respond to series of ‘smash and grab’ thefts within two hours

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Police officers responded to four reports of “smash and grab” thefts within two hours Saturday evening. The thefts happened at Century 10 Cinema on 9th Avenue South, Goodwill and Holiday Inn on 13th Avenue South, and a parking lot at 1001 42nd Street South. Officers are checking the area for other reports. The Fargo Police…

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…