ARREST

Harwood Man Behind Bars After Standoff with Police

It all ended with an arrest around 4:45 this morning

HARWOOD, ND — One man is behind bars after firing shots during an overnight standoff in rural Harwood. Shortly after midnight, 57-year-old Steven Sorenson of Harwood called dispatch, wanting to talk to a deputy at the Cass County Sheriff’s office about a situation that happened earlier at a West Fargo bar. Police responded and heard what they say was six…

Former Detroit Lakes Principal Arrested After Embezzlement Investigation

He even used the district's credit card to allegedly buy a pair of cowboy boots

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — Former Detroit Lakes Principal, Rod Thompson, who resigned as the superintendent for the Shakopee School District last June, has been arrested. Thompson is accused of abusing his district-issued credit card by making personal purchases such as airfare, hotels, electronics, sports memorabilia and flight upgrades. He even used the district’s credit card to allegedly buy a pair of…

Fatal Stabbing Investigation Underway Near Sheyenne

He dropped the victim off and left the hospital

  SHEYENNE, ND — The stabbing death of a woman near Sheyenne south of Devils Lake is under investigation. A man called 911 this morning and said that he was driving a woman who had been stabbed to the Devils Lake hospital. He dropped the victim off and left the hospital. The man then led police on a high-speed chase…

Authorities Make Arrest in Fatal Cass Lake Shooting

They found a 25-year-old Cass Lake woman with a gunshot wound to the head

  CASS LAKE, Minn. — Just east of Wadena County, authorities have arrested a 24-year-old man in the fatal shooting of a woman. Cass County, Minnesota deputies were called to a home in the Cass Lake area about 8 a.m. Sunday. They found a 25-year-old Cass Lake woman with a gunshot wound to the head. She was pronounced dead at…

Sioux Falls Man Dies After Attack at House Party, Teen Girls Arrested

Police say the girls, ages 16 and 17, repeatedly punched the 55-year-old man in the head Friday

  SIOUX FALLS, SD — A man attacked by two teenage girls at a party at his house in Sioux Falls has died of his injuries. Police say the girls, ages 16 and 17, repeatedly punched the 55-year-old man in the head Friday. The three were acquainted, but it isn’t clear what motivated the teens to attack the victim. Neighbors…

Fargo Businessman Found Guilty of Hiring for Sex

Durr is the CEO and President of Don's Car Wash locations

  FARGO, ND — A Fargo business owner has been found guilty of hiring someone for sex. Dan Durr, 42, is the CEO and president of Don’s Car Wash. He was arrested last March in a police sting called “Guardian Angel.” Police placed ads posing as young females on the internet and social media apps. Seven others were arrested along…

Traffic Stop on I-94 in Fargo Nets $115,000 of Marijuana

Police say it happened on Wednesday when they made a traffic stop eastbound on I-94 in Fargo

MARIJUANA BUST Jakeb Ward Jakeb Ward Christopher Bieniek Christopher Bieniek FARGO, ND — A traffic violation turned into a drug arrest after police found 70 pounds of marijuana. Police say it happened on Wednesday when they made a traffic stop eastbound on I-94 in Fargo. A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of two duffel bags with about…

West Fargo Driver Arrested for Gas Drive-Off, High Speed Chase

The chase began around 3:30 and hit speeds of 105 miles per hour through Traill and Cass Counties

  CASS COUNTY, ND — A gas drive-off in Hillsboro leads to a high speed chase through two counties. A North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper attempted to stop the car on I-29 being driven by 36-year-old Thomas Hibpshman, Jr. of West Fargo. The chase began around 3:30 and hit speeds of 105 miles per hour through Traill and Cass Counties….

Moorhead Senior Arrested After Drug Investigation

They also seized $8,200 in cash and a vehicle

Robert Smith DRUGS MOORHEAD, Minn. — A multi-agency drug investigation lands a 72-year-old Moorhead man behind bars. The Lakes to River Drug Task Force searched the home of Robert Smith in south Moorhead last Friday. They found one pound of meth, marijuana edibles along with a small amount of marijuana and a variety of pills. They also seized $8,200 in…

One Hurt, Two Arrested in Drug-Fueled Drive-By Shooting in Fargo

Shots were fired at the dealer in the 1500 block of East Gateway Circle

FARGO, ND — One person was hurt and two people were arrested in a drive-by shooting involving a drug deal gone bad. Police arrested 26-year-old Oscar Kayee of West Fargo and 21-year-old Ryan Kitch, who has no permanent address, for conspiracy to commit attempted murder and conspiracy to commit robbery. Police say the men pulled a gun on a drug…