Reporter says he was jailed, strip-searched while covering Line 3 protest

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. (KVRR) – Charges have been filed against a reporter who says he was arrested and strip-searched last week while covering the Line 3 protests in northern Minnesota. Court documents say Alan Weisman is charged in Hubbard County with gross misdemeanor trespassing on critical public services facilities.  The complaint says Weisman “was identified as one of the individuals causing…

Suspect wanted in several Fargo robberies over multiple days is arrested

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A man wanted for multiple robberies across Fargo has been arrested after allegedly robbing yet another business Thursday afternoon. Twenty-one-year-old Hunter Havisto was arrested at around 3:30 p.m. at an apartment at 2121 9th Avenue South. “It is the suspect, Hunter Havisto, that we’ve been looking for. Turns out it was him,” said Fargo Police Sgt….

Man arrested for assaulting boy in port-a-potty

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. – Brooklyn Park police said Friday they’ve made an arrest in the sexual assault of a 6-year-old boy in a portable toilet in a local park. Officials say the boy’s family was having a gathering in Willowstone Park Wednesday when the child disappeared. A family member then saw the boy coming out of a port-a-potty followed by…

Passed-out man in vehicle with shotgun arrested in Fargo

Shotgun seized by Fargo policeFARGO (KVRR) – A man was arrested in Fargo after police say he was passed-out behind the wheel of a running vehicle. Forty-one-year-old Danny Shelvin of Fargo was taken into custody Wednesday morning. Police say they found drugs, a sawed-off shotgun and an open container in the vehicle. Shelvin is facing charges including felon in possession…

Fargo man arrested in connection to overdose death

Officers responded to an apartment building for an unresponsive man in the stairwell

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A Fargo man is arrested after officers were called to check on a man found unresponsive in the stairwell of an apartment building. Thirty-two-year-old Derek Pettersson was arrested for Felony tampering with evidence and an unrelated warrant. On Saturday, officers tried to save 29-year-old Jake Davis of Fargo before being declared dead of a suspected overdose….

Fargo Police squad car hit during traffic stop

There were no injuries

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — No one was injured after a woman struck a Fargo Police car that was handling a traffic stop Saturday morning. The stop was made around 1:30 in the 3800 block of 13th Avenue south. The officer had just concluded the stop and told the driver they were free to leave. Before either the stopped motorist or…

5-year-old shot and killed in St. Cloud, man arrested

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Police say a 5-year-old boy has died in an apparent accidental shooting in St. Cloud and a man has been arrested. Authorities said the boy was shot at a home Friday and that it appears to be an accident. Police arrested a 35-year-old man on probable charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm,…