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St. Cloud Police Need Your Tips on the “Blowtorch Bandit”

The suspect was able to break into a Gate City Bank with a blowtorch and get away with an unknown amount of money

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — They’re calling him the “Blowtorch Bandit” and St. Cloud police are asking the public’s help in getting him behind bars. Authorities have released the surveillance photo of the suspect. The suspect was able to break into a Bremer Bank with a blowtorch and get away with an unknown amount of money. He also vandalized a Wells…

Grand Forks Man Arrested for Pointing Gun During Road Rage Incident

Police found the suspect's vehicle in the 2100 block of North 42nd Street

GRAND FORKS, ND — A man with a gun was arrested after a road rage incident in Grand Forks. Police arrested 29-year-old Justin Tolpingrud after the driver of another vehicle says he pointed a handgun at him. It happened in the 2700 block of Gateway Drive. Police found the suspect’s vehicle in the 2100 block of North 42nd Street. Tolpingrud…

Jamestown Man Arrested, Accused of Abuse

Steiner faces several charges including aggravated assault, two counts of terrorizing and gross sexual imposition

JAMESTOWN, ND — A Jamestown man is arrested on Saturday and faces several charges in the constant abuse of a woman. Court documents sstate 32-year-old Michael Steiner is being accused for a string of crimes against a woman referred to as C.M. They say Steiner threatened to “take the kids to the grocery store and set the house on fire…

Fargo Police Asking for Help in Identifying Casey’s Robbery Suspects

The two white males are seen walking in the store wearing black hoodies and covering their faces

FARGO, ND — Police need help looking for two suspects caught on surveillance video robbing a Casey’s General Store in Fargo. It happened at around four 0′ clock Tuesday morning at their 10th Street North location. The two white males are seen walking in the store wearing black hoodies and covering their faces. Police say they pulled a knife and…

Woman Arrested After Crash Near Jamestown

Leaan was not injured in the crash

JAMESTOWN, ND — The woman involved in a rollover crash in Jamestown has been arrested. Jana Leean, 20, is in custody for suspicion of DUI after she called 911 Saturday morning and reported she had hit a parked vehicle and rolled her car. She allegedly told police she was reading a text message on her phone, which was laying on…

“What’s Your Name:” Fargo Police Explain Viral Video

The video shows a man yelling "What's your name" at officers over and over again

FARGO, ND — Police explain a viral video from downtown Fargo at around 2:00a.m. Saturday morning. In the video, a man shouts, “What’s your name,” at officers making a traffic stop on Broadway. He loudly shouts this question repeatedly from the sidewalk by The Old Broadway for about a minute before getting arrested. The video has gone viral. We sat…

Grand Forks Man Arrested After Shooting Near Valley Dairy

The shooting happened around 2:45 this afternoon near Valley Dairy on South Columbia Road and 24th Avenue South

GRAND FORKS, ND — A Grand Forks man was arrested for attempted murder after shooting a man in the arm. The shooting happened around 2:45 this afternoon near Valley Dairy on South Columbia Road and 24th Avenue South. “It appears as though a single individual sustained a gunshot wound at that location,” said Lt. Derik Zimmel. “The wound does not…

Crookston Man Arrested After Setting Off Fireworks in a Bar

Isaiah Ramirez was taken into custody after he set off fireworks in The Loft Bar

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A Crookston man is behind bars after setting off fireworks last night in the middle of a busy bar in Grand Forks. Isaiah Ramirez, 20,  was arrested just after 1 a.m. Sunday after setting off fireworks inside of The Loft Bar in downtown Grand Forks. “There was some damage reported to the officers including cracks in…

Williston Police Make an Arrest in Early Morning Homicide

Police are still investigating the shooting

  WILLISTON, ND — Police in Williston arrested a man after he attempted to flee the scene of an early morning homicide. Officers say 43-year-old Vance Neset was shot just before 3.a.m and was pronounced dead in a hospital. After the 27-year-old shooting suspect got away, police warned the public of an armed and dangerous man. He was captured later…

Barnes County Searching for Wanted Man

Reports say he also goes by the name "L.A."

BARNES COUNTY, ND — Officers in Barnes County are looking for a man wanted for forgery. Authorities say 26-year-old Leandrew Laroque has an outstanding warrant for his arrest. Reports say he also goes by the name “L.A.” They say he’s 5’9″ and Native American, He’s wanted on Class B Felony charges for forgery. If seen, county authorities say do not…