ARSON

Man Arrested in Fire that Damaged His Fargo Home Tuesday Night

He was caught about 6:30 a.m. on Thursday.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – There’s quite a twist to a fire that heavily damaged a house at 1007 8th Avenue North in Fargo late Tuesday night. Police say that the resident of the home, 26-year old Tate Smith-Nerline, has been arrested for allegedly setting fire to the house. The charge: Endangering by Fire, a Class B felony. Detectives following up…

Fargo Man Pleads Not Guilty to Killing Girlfriend

The 44-year-old Davis is charged with murder, endangering by fire or explosion and arson.

FARGO, N.D.–A Fargo man accused of killing his girlfriend and setting his apartment on fire has pleaded not guilty to charges. Authorities say 52-year-old Denise Marie Anderson died of traumatic injuries before the fire at Sheldon Davis’ apartment in August. The 44-year-old Davis is charged with murder, endangering by fire or explosion and arson and entered his pleas Wednesday in…

Murder, Arson Suspect Blames Media for “Printing Lies” as Judge Sets Bail

44-year-old Sheldon Davis' next scheduled court appearance is for his preliminary hearing on September 5

FARGO, N.D. — 44-year-old Sheldon Davis is charged in the death of 52-year-old Denise Anderson, his on and off girlfriend. He’s also charged with then setting a North Fargo apartment on fire. Davis is being held on a one-million-dollar bond. According to court documents, Davis previously told a friend he thought about killing Anderson. They also say he went to…

Bail Set At $1 Million Dollars in Arson/Murder Case

FARGO, ND — The Fargo man accused of killing his girlfriend and setting his apartment on fire appeared in court this morning on three felony counts, including murder. Bail was set at $1 million dollars, cash only for Sheldon Davis. Davis claims he’s innocent in the death of 52-year-old Denise Anderson. Authorities say she died of traumatic injuries before the…

Murder Victim’s Son Says He Confronted Her Alleged Killer, Told Him to “Stay Away”

44-year-old Sheldon Davis is accused of murdering 52-year-old Denise Anderson, then setting the apartment on fire

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo man accused of killing his girlfriend and setting fire to his apartment is set to appear in court Tuesday morning on three felony counts including murder, arson and endangering by fire. Sheldon Davis claims he’s innocent in the death of 52–year–old Denise Anderson. Authorities say she died of traumatic injuries before the fire Thursday. Davis…

Fargo Man Officially Charged With Three Felonies In Girlfriend’s Death

Sheldon Davis claims he's innocent in the death of 52-year-old Denise Anderson

FARGO, ND — The Fargo man accused of killing his girlfriend and setting fire to his apartment is set to appear in court Tuesday morning on three felony counts including murder, arson and endangering by fire. Sheldon Davis claims he’s innocent in the death of 52-year-old Denise Anderson. Authorities say she died of traumatic injuries before the fire Thursday. Davis…

Man Arrested on Murder, Arson Charges Speaks Out

He says he was at a friend's house when the fire happened

FARGO, N.D. — 44–year–old Sheldon Davis was arrested on charges of murder and arson the day the body of 52–year–old Denise Anderson was found in an apartment on 12th Street North. Police say there were traumatic injuries on her that weren’t from the fire. “The only thing I can say is I wasn’t there,” Davis said. When asked if he knew…

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…

Man Officially Charged With Setting Breckenridge House On Fire

The fire caused minimal damage

BRECKENRIDGE, MN — A man has been charged with arson for setting fire to the Breckenridge home he was staying in on Sunday. Police found 30-year-old Solomon Wierman in the driveway. He appeared confused and had been drinking. Court documents state that Wierman, who has a history of mental illness, told police that he started the fire in the bedroom where…

Breckenridge Man Suspected Of Starting Fire In His Own House

The Fire Caused minimal Damage, But Police Thought It Was Suspicious

BRECKENRIDGE, MN — A Breckenridge man who is suspected of starting his own house on fire is behind bars. Authorities took Solomon Wierman into custody on Sunday for felony arson. Crews responded to his house at 809 13th Street North early Sunday morning on a report of a house fire. They found a fire inside one of the rooms in the…