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Fargo Man in Custody After Being Found with 14-Year-Old Missing Girl

He was arrested Wednesday and faces a kidnapping charge in Nebraska

FARGO, ND — A missing Nebraska teen has been found in Fargo and a Fargo man is in custody. The 14-year-old girl was reported missing on Monday and investigators determined she had been enticed to leave by 24-year-old Nicollas Johnson. He was arrested Wednesday and faces a kidnapping charge in Nebraska. If convicted, he faces up to life in prison….

East Grand Forks Police Identify Suspect in Attack on Bike Path

Her screams caused her attacker to flee

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — An arrest warrant has been issued for a man accused of attacking a woman in an East Grand Forks park. Robert Burr is facing charges of attempted kidnapping, false imprisonment, domestic assault and stalking in the June 26 attack. The victim was rollerblading on the bike path along the Red River when she was knocked…

Three Arrested After Alleged Armed Robbery at Fargo Hotel

Two were arrested at the hotel, but not for the armed robbery

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police have charged one man in connection to an armed robbery at a hotel early this morning. Kashif Grant, 27, was arrested and charged with armed robbery after police responded to a disturbance at the Quality Inn at the 1400 block of 35th Street South. Two others were also arrested at the hotel, but not for…

Stabbing Over Facebook Fight Lands Brandon Man in Jail

Charges against Johnson are pending

BRANDON, Minn. — A Facebook feud led to a stabbing Sunday night in Brandon, Minnesota. It was around 11 p.m. when the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a male that had been stabbed. When deputies arrived on scene, they found 18-year-old Bailey Zastrow with two non-life threatening stab wounds to his chest and arm. The suspect, 20-year-old…

Manslaughter Charges Filed In Halstad Shooting Death

The criminal complaint filed Wednesday against Mona Lisa Perez alleges she shot her boyfriend in the chest from about a foot away into a book he was holding.

HALSTAD, MN — The Halstad woman accused of killing her boyfriend with a high-caliber gunshot to the chest at close range will make┬áher first appearance on second-degree manslaughter charges in Norman County Court. The criminal complaint filed Wednesday against Mona Lisa Perez alleges she shot her boyfriend in the chest from about a foot away into a book he was…

Grand Forks Man Arrested After Entering Wrong Apartment

A witness identified him and police arrested Yakha at his residence

GRAND FORKS, ND — A Grand Forks man faces charges after entering the wrong apartment and scaring two young children. Police say 23-year-old Sanjay Yakha entered through the patio and went to a bedroom to talk to someone he believed lived in the unit. He startled a woman and two children and they began screaming. Police say Yakha grabbed the…

Fargo Police Find Mobile Meth Lab, Hawley Man Arrested

A K9 tipped off officers that drugs were inside the vehicle

FARGO, ND — A man passed out behind the wheel resulted in Fargo authorities finding a mobile meth lab. Police say they found 51-year-old Paul Robertson of Hawley under the influence in a vehicle in the 1800 block of South University Drive early Monday morning. A K9 tipped off officers that drugs were inside the vehicle. A search turned up…

Polygamous Sect Leader Wanted by the FBI for Fraud Arrested Near Sioux Falls

Lyle Jeffs is the brother of Warren Jeffs, who made national headlines as a leader of the same polygamous sect. Lyle has been on the run since 2016. Reporter Jack Eble from our sister station, KDLT in Sioux Falls reports

SIOUX FALLS, SD — An FBI most wanted polygamous sect leader is now in custody in South Dakota. Lyle Jeffs, who has been on the run for nearly a year, was arrested by FBI agents and Yankton County authorities. “We received a tip from the public on June 13th on someone matching his description,” said Special Agent in Charge Eric…

Fargo K9 Officer on Administrative Leave After Domestic Assault Arrest

Just two days after Fargo hosted the regional police K9 demonstration, Jeremiah Ferris found himself in jail

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Fargo K9 officer is on administrative leave after being arrested for domestic assault in Moorhead. Police say the alleged female victim had injuries when they arrived on scene. Just two days after Fargo hosted the regional police K9 demonstration, Jeremiah Ferris found himself in jail. “I will be placing this officer on administrative leave pending the…

Fargo Man Arrested After High Speed Pursuit

17 mile long pursuit on I-29

The North Dakota State Patrol arrested a Fargo man after a 17 mile long pursuit. Troopers responded to a reckless vehicle traveling southbound on I-29. They say 26-year-old Brice Gamboa fled authorities and led them on a chase. He was clocked driving 119 miles per hour. The pursuit ended two miles west of Mapleton on a county road. Troopers used…