Crime

Minnesota Homeowner Charged After Fatal Shooting of Suspected Burglar

Embertson was shot in the pelvis as he and two others tried driving away from the Minnesota man's home

  A homeowner southwest of the Twin Cities has been charged with manslaughter after he shot at suspected burglars driving away from his house. David Pettersen, 65, of rural Madelia, was charged in the death Saturday of 19-year-old Nicholas Embertson, of Madelia. Pettersen told a sheriff’s deputy he was still in bed when he heard someone attempting to open the…

One Moorhead Man Is Injured After A Stabbing

Moorhead Police are investigating a stabbing that happened Saturday night

Moorhead police are investigating a stabbing that put one man in the hospital. Moorhead officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 1200 block of 15th Avenue North shortly before 8 o’clock Saturday night. Fortunately, a Minnesota State Trooper was patrolling an area nearby when the injured male waived him down. “When Moorhead officers got there they found…

Stabbing Investigation in Moorhead

Moorhead police are investigating a stabbing on the north side of the city Saturday night.

MOORHEAD (KFGO) – Moorhead police are investigating a stabbing on the north side of the city Saturday night. It happened at the Mobile Manor Trailer Court at 15th Avenue and 11th Street. The victim received multiple strab wounds. A condition is not available. Police say there’s been no arrest and there is no threat to the public. Categories: Crime, Local…

Grand Forks International Airport Evacuated After Alleged Bomb Threat

Paraman Radhakrishnan is in custody charged with terrorizing after allegedly threatening airport staff

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks International Airport is back to regular operations after a bomb threat caused an evacuation Saturday morning. Grand Forks police were called to the airport around 5:15 am after Paraman Radhakrishnan, who was flying from Grand Forks to Minneapolis, allegedly made threatening comments to airport staff. “At that time, the TSA agents confirmed exactly what…

West Fargo Police Chief Considering Severance Agreement

The police chief of West Fargo says he still doesn't know exactly why the city wants him out.

FARGO (KFGO) – The police chief of West Fargo says he still doesn’t know exactly why the city wants him out. Mike Reitan is considering whether he’ll accept a three-month severance agreement. He’s on paid leave with the separation package or his firing the only apparent options. Reitain, on KFGO News & Views, says there’s more to it than people…

Authorities Find Suspects Hiding Near A Business And In A Dumpster

Arrested In Mapleton

It’s a good thing authorities checked a dumpster in Mapleton. That is where they found one of two suspects accused of breaking into a vehicle in rural West Fargo on Tuesday afternoon. They arrested Clarissa Belgarde, 40, after finding her in the dumpster. An accomplice, Steven Summers, 28, was found hiding near a business. Belgarde and Summers are both accused…

Man Gets Life For Heroin Ring In FM Metro

Distributed And Sold Drugs From Minneapolis

A Minneapolis man gets life in prison for a heroin selling operation in the FM metro. Michael Modisett, 34,  was found guilty in U.S. District Court of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of heroin. Modisett was accused of supplying and selling the drug to people in the Fargo-Moorhead area in late 2012. A total of eight…

Couple Busted For Selling Heroin

Arrested In Grand Forks Hotel

A woman and man from Grand Forks are accused of selling heroin and face a long list of drug charges after being arrested at a hotel. Michelle McCauley, 30,  faces seven felony drug counts and eight charges in total. Ian Noack, 33,  is charged with nine felony drug counts and ten charges in total. Noack was arrested on drug charges…

Lawmakers Seek to Lighten Marijuana Penalties in North Dakota

Marijuana is lawmaker's minds during the legislative session in North Dakota

A bill to decriminalize marijuana is under discussion in the North Dakota legislature. Republican State Representative Rick Becker of Bismarck introduced the bill to help cut state spending. Bill 1340 is not set up to fully legalize marijuana. Instead, this would make penalties for possessing and selling the drug less harsh. Using or selling marijuana would get you a $1,000 with no…

Arrest Made in Homicide Investigation of Pregnant Eagan Woman

Police say they could not revive the woman and the unborn child did not survive

Police in a Twin Cities suburb are investigating the death of a pregnant woman. A 23-year-old man has been arrested. Authorities in Eagan say officers were called to a townhome about 3 p.m. Tuesday because the 25-year-old woman was found unresponsive. First responders were unable to revive Senicha Lessman who was 32 weeks pregnant. Police say the unborn child did…