Crime

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…

LIVE: Badges of Unity

Connecting kids and police can keep children safer, and you safer, too.

It’s a program launched under the previous presidential administration that the region’s biggest police force says is really starting to see results in the metro. It’s the “Badges of Unity” police youth outreach program at the Fargo Police Department, and it’s designed to put our city’s kids in contact with police officers in a way that’s positive, familiar and supportive….

Man Arrested After Stealing Vehicle and Fleeing Police

Ali is being held for fleeing, assault and possession of stolen property.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–A Willmar, Minnesota teen is behind bars after ramming a stolen vehicle into two unmarked squad cars in Moorhead. 18-year-old Abdi Ali was driving a vehicle that was involved in a pursuit earlier in the day. Street Crimes Unit members attempted to block the vehicle in the 3500 block of Village Green Drive in the noon hour. That’s when…

Excessive Force Lawsuit Filed Against Otter Tail County

Kameron Boudin is seeking $2 million in damages from the county

MINNEAPOLIS – A man who claims he suffered a serious brain injury during an arrest by an Otter Tail County sheriff’s deputy has filed a federal lawsuit over the incident. Kameron Boudin is seeking $2 million in damages from the county and the deputy as a result of his arrest in December 2018. Authorities had been looking for Boudin in…

Three Arrested in Fargo after Early Morning Pursuit

A fourth passenger was released at the scene.

FARGO, N.D.–Three people have been arrested after they fled during an early morning traffic stop on Tuesday. A Clay County deputy attempted to stop the vehicle for an equipment violation in the area of 8th Street and I-94. The driver refused to stop and fled westbound on I-94 at speeds reaching 75-80 miles per hour. The driver eventually exited I-94…

Two Police Officers Placed on Administrative Leave after Man Dies in Custody

An autopsy was conducted Monday morning.

MANDAN, N.D.–Two Mandan Police officers have been placed on administrative leave after a man died while in their custody. The incident occurred at approximately 5 p.m. on Saturday when an officer initiated a traffic stop on 3rd Street West. After the officer made initial contact with 36-year-old John Michael Prudente Jr., a second officer arrived as backup. As the two…

Fargo Police Investigate Southside Shooting

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Police were dispatched to the 5100 block of Amber Valley Parkway South after receiving multiple reports of gunshots Thursday night. Officers arrived and set up a perimeter and checked to see if there were any victims. No one was injured. Officers interviewed several people and recovered shell casings from a handgun. Witnesses said there was an…

Two Arrested after High Speed Chase in Grand Forks County

A third passenger was released without charges.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Two people were arrested in Grand Forks County after fleeing police at speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour. A Grand Forks County Sheriff’s deputy attempted a traffic stop at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Thursday when the vehicle fled southbound on I-29. The vehicle entered Traill County where a Traill County Sheriff’s deputy deployed a tire deflation device. With…

Police Report Jason Aldean Concert Ticket Scam

The seller used credible payment sources and promised delivery through a common ticket vendor.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Police Department has received reports of a scam involving the sale of Jason Aldean concert tickets. Two victims say they purchased tickets from a private seller. After providing payment through an online payment system, the victims were blocked from contacting the seller and did not receive the tickets. The seller used credible payment sources and…