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California Man Sentenced for Transporting More than Half a Million Dollars in Marijuana Across ND

Miller said he was on his way to Illinois with the load

BISMARCK, ND — The California man, who was arrested during a traffic stop in North Dakota for having nearly 200 pounds of marijuana, has been sentenced. Harold Miller, 71, of Sacramento, California will serve one year in prison on felony and misdemeanor drug possession charges. Miller was arrested following a traffic stop on I-94 near Bismarck. In his vehicle, he…

How the Metro is Battling the Opioid Epidemic

The Fargo Police Department says their priority is arresting the people bringing the drugs to the metro

FARGO, ND — Last year, 23 people died from opioids in Cass County. This year, through September there have been nine. The numbers seem to be decreasing in the metro, but the epidemic is still affecting hundreds. Solving a problem as big as the opioid epidemic is not simple. “The medical folks are dealing with the issues of drugs and…

Two Injured in Rollover Crash Near LaMoure, One Facing Charges

The crash happened seven miles north of town around 12:30 this morning

  LAMOURE, ND — Two men were air lifted to hospitals in Fargo after a drunk driving crash near LaMoure. The highway patrol says 32-year-old Skylar Juelke of LaMoure was driving when his pickup struck an approach and rolled. The crash happened seven miles north of town around 12:30 this morning. Juelke and his passenger, 21-year-old Hunter Haakenson of Marion,…

Theft Charges Dropped Against Minot Nurse

Charges of theft, conspiracy and endangering a vulnerable adult against two other nurses are still pending

MINOT, ND — A theft charge has been dropped against a Minot nurse accused of stealing drugs prescribed for patients in hospice. It isn’t clear why the charge against 40-year-old Jennifer Napora was dropped last week. Charges of theft, conspiracy and endangering a vulnerable adult against two other nurses are still pending. April Beckler, 39, and 45-year-old Kim Kochel haven’t…

Man Charged After Pursuit in Grand Forks

He was chased mainly between North Washington Street and 20th Street North

GRAND FORKS, ND — A man was arrested after a pursuit in Grand Forks early this morning. An officer attempted to stop 27-year-old Jacob Henry on Red Dot Place when he took off around 4:15. He was chased mainly between North Washington Street and 20th Street North. Henry eventually stopped at the corner of 20th Street and Dyke Avenue. He…

THE BUZZ: Wyoming Man Tells Police He is from 2048 and Comes with a Warning Message

However, there was a crossed wire

  CASPER, Wyo. — Police say they have heard just about everything when it comes to people attempting to get out of trouble with the law. It appears we have a time-traveler in our midst. Police in Casper, Wyoming arrested Bryant Johnson after they say he was drunk in public and causing a disturbance. He had allegedly had slurred speech,…

Minnesota Man Arrested for 28th DWI

An off-duty deputy saw Bettcher drinking at the VFW before getting into his car

NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. — The man with the record for the most DWI convictions in Minnesota has been arrested again. It is the 28th DWI arrest for 64-year-old Danny Bettcher of rural New York Mills. An off-duty deputy saw Bettcher drinking at the VFW before getting into his car. Another officer followed Bettcher on Highway 10 where he was…

Phony Arrest Call Scams Valley City Woman Out of $7,000

Police say if you receive these types of calls, hang up and contact them or another family member for help

  VALLEY CITY, ND — Valley City Police want to warn the public about a scam in the area after at least two people have lost thousands of dollars. Police say the scammer is calling victims and saying they have arrested a family member and are demanding bond money in order to release the person. One woman was called twice,…

Charges Filed Against Minnesota Man After Death of Infant

Doctors delivered the baby by emergency c-section and the child was on life support until Sunday night

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Manslaughter charges have been filed against a man after an infant delivered by emergency surgery died. Police said 20-year-old Chaz Moore of Rochester pushed his girlfriend, who was 26 weeks pregnant, to the floor last Thursday. The woman drove herself to the hospital after suffering abdominal pains. Doctors delivered the baby by emergency c-section and the child…

Bismarck Man Arrested for Using Credit Card Skimmer

Willie was arrested by Bismarck Police on charges of unlawful use of personal identifying information

BISMARCK, ND — A Bismarck man is accused of using a credit card skimmer to obtain credit card information. Police said 27-year-old David Willie then used the information to create new cards and purchased large quantities of cigarettes from grocery stores and gas stations. Willie was arrested by Bismarck Police on charges of unlawful use of personal identifying information. Categories:…