Bismarck Man Accused of Kidnapping, Terrorizing

Police say the incident was the result of a dispute between two men.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A Bismarck man is accused of forcing his way into an apartment, holding another man at gunpoint and firing several shots. Thirty-nine-year-old Christopher Williams is charged with kidnapping, terrorizing and reckless endangerment. Police say the incident early Thursday was the result of a dispute between the two men. Authorities say Williams fired one shot into the wall in the…

Sheriff: Meth Bust is Largest Ever in Grant County

The meth has a street value of about $40,000.

CARSON, N.D.–A Carson man is in custody after Grant County authorities say they intercepted a package with 5 pounds of methamphetamine, an amount they say is the largest seizure in the county. Sheriff John Foss says the meth has a street value of about $40,000. Authorities say someone who received the package in error called sheriff’s officials earlier this week….

Mayor of Eagan Arrested for Drunk Driving

A breath test showed a blood alcohol contents of 0.19%.

EAGAN, Minn.–The mayor of Eagan is accused of driving drunk and crashing into a snowbank with a blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit. Mike Maguire was arrested near his home Jan. 11 after police responded to a report of an SUV stuck in a snowbank. A criminal complaint says a responding officer smelled alcohol and noticed Maguire…

196 Grams of Heroin Seized in Becker County

Authorities were investigating the case for upwards of a month before the arrests were made.

BECKER COUNTY, Minn.–Three individuals have been arrested for selling large quantities of heroin in Becker and Mahnomen counties. The Minnesota State Patrol with assistance from a Becker County Sheriff K9 Unit conducted a traffic stop on January 8. During which they seized 196 grams of purported heroin, two grams of purported cocaine and $6,274. Thirty-eight-year-old David Lee Verner, 57-year-old Vincent…

Man Arrested after Hours-Long Standoff in Sauk Centre

The woman who made the initial call for the home and the 9-year-old child were not hurt.

SAUK CENTRE, Minn. (FOX 9)–A man was taken into custody Sunday afternoon after an hours-long standoff in Sauk Centre, Minnesota where police say a child was inside the home and a gun was fired. Officers say they were first called around 6:30 a.m. to the scene on the 600 block of Pine Street South. According to investigators, the initial call…

Three Arrested after Brief Pursuit in Grand Forks

The vehicle was stopped using a PIT maneuver.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Three people were arrested after fleeing from Grand Forks Police shortly before 8 p.m. on Sunday. Police attempted to stop an SUV in the 500 block of North 5th Street when the driver began to flee. The vehicle was stopped using a PIT maneuver in the 900 block of North Washington Street. Two people exited the vehicle and…

Grand Forks Man Arrested After Fleeing Police on Snowmobile

Forty-four-year-old Joel Novak was arrested for fleeing.

POLK COUNTY, Minn.–A Grand Forks man was arrested early Sunday morning after attempting to flee from a Polk County Deputy. The Deputy was near the Fisher Rest area off Highway 2 when he noticed two snowmobile riders. He tried to make contact, but they fled in different directions. The deputy located one of the snowmobiles and tried to make contact…

Two Men Arrested After Stealing Running Vehicle in Moorhead

Drivers are asked to lock their vehicles when they are unoccupied.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn.–Two men were arrested after they stole a vehicle that was running and unoccupied outside a residence on Tuesday. A Moorhead Police Officer monitoring the Fargo Police Department radio traffic was provided with the description and license plate number of the stolen car. The Moorhead officer reported he had…

Man Arrested at Fargo Cashwise after Threatening to Shoot People

Police say the man was unarmed.

FARGO, N.D.–A man was arrested after he threatened to shoot multiple people at a Cashwise on Monday. Officers responded to 1401 33rd Street S. and were able to quickly detain the man without incident. Police say the man was unarmed. He was transported to a local hospital for a mental health evaluation.   Categories: Crime, Local News, North Dakota News…

Two Vehicle Pursuits within Half-Hour in Clay County

Both chases occurred in the same vicinity of 13th Street and 16th Avenue South in Moorhead.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Clay County Sheriff’s Office performed two unrelated vehicle pursuits at the same location on Monday. A Clay County deputy attempted to stop a vehicle at approximately 1:05 a.m. for having obstructed plates. The driver fled, but slid into a snowbank. After a brief foot pursuit, 33-year-old Jessica Schweninger of Hitterdal, was taken into custody. As police were searching…