Minnesota State Patrol: Halloween Worst Holiday for Drunk Driving Arrests

An average of four people are arrested per hour.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Over the past several years in Minnesota, Halloween has been the worst holiday period for drunk drivers–with an average of four people arrested per hour. State Patrol Lieutenant Gordon Shank says past history has shown that Halloween is a day when people make a bad decision and drink and drive, something that can cause death or serious injuries….

Police Made One Arrest and One Citation at Trump Rally Protest

Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says officers used appropriate levels of force, including chemical irritant at times.

MINNEAPOLIS–Minneapolis police made one arrest and issued one citation during protests outside a campaign rally by President Donald Trump. Police say the arrest was for damage to property and the citation was for disorderly conduct. Several thousand people protested outside Target Center on Thursday as Trump spoke inside. Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says the protests were largely peaceful, but some…

Mayor Asks Chief to Investigate Arrest of 13-Year-Old Girl

Police last Thursday were investigating a report of juveniles trying to enter vehicles when they encountered the girl.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The mayor of St. Paul has asked the city’s police chief to investigate how his officers handled the arrest of a 13-year-old girl. Mayor Melvin Carter calls the arrest captured on video “deeply disturbing.” The video shows two officers trying to handcuff the girl who resisted arrest while on the floor at a UPS store and who did…

Officer Assaulted During Jamestown Arrest

Police say the man fled into the IDK Bar & Grill where he fought with an officer and assaulted him.

JAMESTOWN, N.D.–Police say a Jamestown officer was assaulted by a suspect during a weekend arrest at a bar. Authorities say officers responded Saturday to a report of a suspicious man peeking into windows. An officer found the man in the parking lot of Casey’s General Store and ordered him to take his hands out of his pockets. Police say the…

Officers to Work Extra DWI Enforcement Shifts

Drunk-driving related crashes contributed to 84 deaths in Minnesota in 2018.

St. Paul, MN–Officers, deputies and troopers from more than 300 agencies will be working extra DWI enforcement shifts starting August 16 and running through September 2. The Department of Public Safety (DPS) reported a significant increase in drunk-driving related crashes that contributed to 84 deaths in Minnesota in 2018, the most since 2015. DPS also reported that nearly 27,000 drivers were…

Missouri Man With Concealed Uzi Submachine Gun Arrested In Carpio

He's jailed on weapons charges, including being a felon in possession of a firearm

(Not actual weapon)BERTHOLD, N.D. — Berthold police say they’ve arrested a Missouri man for possessing a concealed Uzi submachine gun. Police say the gun was within the man’s reach when he was stopped for a traffic violation in Carpio on Wednesday. He’s jailed on weapons charges, including being a felon in possession of a firearm. Police also seized drug paraphernalia…

Neighbors React to North Fargo Murder and Arson Case

One neighbor moved onto the street the day of the fire

FARGO, N.D. — Police identify the woman who was murdered in a North Fargo apartment that was on fire Thursday morning as 52-year-old Denise Anderson. Neighbor Tom Nygren moved onto the street the day of the fire. “I just came off break at work yesterday and first night there and the whole street’s blocked off, had no clue what was…

West Fargo Man Accused Of Running From Officers And Hitting Several Vehicles

An officer tried to stop 23-year-old Trevor Love for speeding by West Fargo High School around noon

WEST FARGO, ND — A West Fargo man faces around a half-dozen charges after hitting numerous vehicles and trying to outrun officers in his car and on foot. An officer tried to stop 23-year-old Trevor Love for speeding by West Fargo High School around noon. Love first drove into oncoming traffic on Main Avenue before sideswiping five vehicles stopped at a…

Ogema Man Arrested After High Speed Chase In Becker County

A deputy stopped 27-year-old Jamie Bevins, Jr. for passing in a no passing zone

BECKER CO., MN — An Ogema, Minnesota man is in the Becker County Jail after a high speed chase this afternoon in the county. A deputy stopped 27-year-old Jamie Bevins, Jr. for passing in a no passing zone. When the deputy approached the vehicle Bevins took off and the chase hit speeds of 100 miles per hour. He was eventually stopped…

Fargo Man Who Rolled Car Onto Its Top With Child Inside Arrested For DUI

Police Say Trent Klingman's blood alcohol content was twice the legal limit

FARGO, ND — A Fargo man is arrested for drunk driving with his two-year-old child in the car after it ends up on its roof. Police say 27-year-old Trent Klingman told them he lost control of his car Wednesday while speeding in the 4900 block of Rose Creek Parkway South. The car rolled onto its top. Klingman and his child were…