ARRESTS

Two more arrested in West Fargo shooting

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Two more people have been arrested in connection to the March 21  shooting in West Fargo that occurred in the 1500 block of 11th Avenue E. Jahmond Walker, of Glyndon, Minn. was arrested in Hibbing, Minn. on charges of aggravated assault. Twenty-one-year-old Leotis McGee Jr. of Fargo was arrested by the Marshals Service in Minneapolis…

Line 3 Pipeline Protest Arrests Include Fergus Falls Woman

ST. LOUIS CO., Minn. — A Fergus Falls woman is among the latest group of Line 3 pipeline protesters to be arrested. 30-year-old Brittney Jo Kakac was taken into custody along with 6 other people from across the country near Floodwood, Minnesota. St. Louis County Sheriff’s deputies say four protesters locked themselves to heavy machinery used by pipeline workers. The…

Moorhead Police Respond To Fight Involving a Hammer

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Police in Moorhead respond to a report of two men fighting and they say a hammer was involved. They were called just before noon to 30th Avenue and 18th Street South. No one was taken to the hospital. Police did not give details other than to say that a hammer was involved in the situation. No arrests…

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Concludes With Slight Increase In Attendance

Two motorcyclists died during the event

STURGIS, S.D. — Western South Dakota’s famed motorcycle rally in Sturgis is likely seeing a small uptick in attendance this year. This year’s 10-day motorcycle rally just wrapped up. Figures released by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety show a slight overall increase in vehicles entering Sturgis through midweek. Drunk driving, drug, traffic and other arrests point to increased…

WE Fest By The Numbers: DWI’s Up, Crashes Way Down

Minnesota State Patrol says despite the heavy traffic they did not respond to or investigate any crashes

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Arrests during the annual WE Fest near Detroit Lakes are common, but no crashes are unusual. Minnesota State Patrol says despite the heavy traffic they did not respond to or investigate any crashes. Troopers did stop more than 1,400 vehicles and made 24 DWI arrests. That is up sharply from 11 arrests during last summer’s festival….

Nearly 500 People Arrested For Drunk Driving During Long Holiday Weekend in Minnesota

There were four fatalities on Minnesota roads, three of which were alcohol-related

ST. PAUL, MN — A 37-year-old driver blew a point three-four blood alcohol content after a homeowner reported the driver was in their driveway and flashing the headlights on and off in Deer River, Minnesota. Officers also found an open bottle and a mixed drink in that driver’s vehicle. It was just one of 480 DWI arrests over the 5-day Thanksgiving…

Arrests Made In “Significant” Drug Operation In Moorhead

Police say the Longoria family has been under investigation by law enforcement for the past five years

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Three people have been arrested in Moorhead in a “significant” drug operation that’s been linked to at least one overdose death in Fargo. According to court documents, a confidential informant led to the arrests of 64-year-old Ramiro Longoria, his daughter, 34-year-old Carrie Ann Longoria, and 33-year-old Joel Lumbreras. Investigators seized 26 bags of black tar, 19 bags of…

No More Stings To Make Low-Level Marijuana Arrests In Minneapolis

46 of 47 people arrested in sting operations from January 24 to May 24 were black

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Police in Minneapolis will stop stings to arrest people on low-level marijuana charges. The police chief announced the new policy at the direction of Mayor Jacob Frey. It follows a report by the Hennepin County public defender’s office that 46 of 47 people arrested in sting operations from January 24 to May 24 were black. Almost all…