Crime

Three People Arrested for burglaries in Rural Cass County

Residents of rural Cass County are asked to check their property for anything missing.

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption ARTHUR, N.D.–Three people were arrested on Tuesday for various charges related to burglaries in rural Cass County. During the initial investigation into the thefts, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office impounded a van containing a number of stolen items. The continued investigation led authorities to arrest…

Police Issue Warrant for High Risk Sex Offender

Olpin's whereabouts are currently unknown.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D.– A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a high risk sex offender. Police say 44-year-old Timothy Richard Olpin is non-compliant and his whereabouts are currently unknown. Olpin’s last known residence is 3450 82nd Avenue SE in Jamestown. He is described as being 6 feet tall, 240…

Minot Man Who Embezzled from Employer Given 6 Months

An internal investigation uncovered the scheme.

MINOT, N.D.–A Minot man has been sentenced to spend six months behind bars for embezzling nearly $100,000 from his employer, a commercial truck dealer. Ryan Koble pleaded guilty to felony theft and was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison with all but six months suspended. The 40-year-old Koble was a branch manager at Wallwork Truck Center. Koble told investigators…

UPDATE: Authorities Arrest Suspect Involved in Bemidji Shooting

The man is considered armed and dangerous.

UPDATE: The Bemidji Police Department reports that 18-year-old Antonio Parkhurst was arrested in connection with the shooting of a 20-year-old man. Authorities credit the tips and assistance from the public for helping catch Parkhurst.   BEMIDJI, Minn.–Authorities in northern Minnesota are searching for a suspect in a fatal shooting. Beltrami County sheriff’s dispatchers got a call about a man who…

Police are Notifying Public of High Risk Sex Offender Working in Grand Forks

There are currently 13 level III offenders in Grand Forks.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Grand Forks Police Department is notifying the public of a level III sex offender working in Grand Forks. Rickey Lindemoen is recently employed at CHS located at 4115 27th Avenue North. Lindemoen was convicted of criminal sexual conduct in the 1st degree with a dangerous weapon in Minnesota. The Offender Tracking and Verification Program tracks individuals convicted…

Boy Scouts of America Files for Bankruptcy Due to Sex-Abuse Lawsuits

The BSA said it is encouraging all victims to come forward to file a claim.

Barraged by hundreds of sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation plan that will allow the hallowed, 110-year-old organization to carry on. The Chapter 11 filing in federal bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Delaware, sets in motion what could be one of the biggest, most complex…

Grand Forks County Sheriff Investigating Shooting Incident

No one was injured.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurred at approximately 9:15 p.m. on Sunday. Officers responded to the 1200 block of 69th Street South and discovered several bullet holes in the residence. Upon further investigation, the officers determined no occupants were injured. Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the…

High risk sex offender registers in Wahpeton

WAHPETON, N.D. – Police are warning the public about a high risk sex offender. 27-year-old Jonathan Abell is living at 426 4th Street South in Wahpeton. He plead guilty in 2017 to two counts of gross sexual imposition. He performed sexual acts on a three-year-old girl and six-year-old boy he’s related to. He also forced them to perform sexual acts…

Fargo Police Report 24 Vehicle Thefts in February

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department says they have taken 24 reports of stolen vehicles since February 1. They say in the majority of cases, the key was left inside the vehicle making it easy for suspects to quickly take off with the vehicle. Fargo Police say removing keys, including spare keys, and locking the vehicles at all times is the…

High Risk Sex Offender Living in Grand Forks

There are currently 114 offenders registered in Grand Forks.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Grand Forks Police Department is notifying the public of a level III sex offender living in Grand Forks. Police say Dwight Moses resides on 20th Avenue South. Moses has been convicted of gross sexual imposition involving force or threat of bodily injury or kidnapping. Level III offenders are considered high risk and are registered for their whole…