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Six charged after violent assault at Mayville State University

Norberto Zapata, Jr.MAYVILLE, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) – Four men and a juvenile have been charged with a violent assault on the Mayville State University campus. The search continues for another suspect, 37-year-old Norberto Zapata, Jr., who has been charged with attempted murder.  The others face assault-conspiracy charges. Traill County Sheriff Steve Hunt says none of the suspects attend Mayville State and…

Former U.S. Attorney for ND breaks down riot investigation

"As a former federal prosecutor I was thinking to myself the variety of tools in the federal prosecutor tool box to hold people accountable."

WASHINGTON – Days after the attack on the U.S. capitol federal agencies have made dozens of arrests. “As I was watching the attack unfold, as a former federal prosecutor I was thinking to myself the variety of tools in the federal prosecutor tool box to hold people accountable,” Former U.S. Attorney for North Dakota Tim Purdon said. Those tools include…

Minnesota trooper assaulted after Brooklyn Center crash

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota state trooper who was attacked by a driver at the scene of a crash in Brooklyn Center managed to subdue the suspect with the help of a Taser and a passing motorist. The attack happened around 8:30 p.m. Sunday after the trooper stopped to investigate a single vehicle crash.  The suspect, a 38-year-old…

Man accused of assaulting woman at MATBUS Center in Fargo

Devin BangsFARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – A man was arrested for assault and terrorizing at the MATBUS Ground Transportation Center on NP Avenue in downtown Fargo. Police responded around 3:00 p.m. Monday to a report of a fight where they found Devin Bangs attacking a woman. The victim had minor injuries. Police say Bangs also threatened another woman. The 33-year old Bangs…

Four arrested in aggravated assault involving an axe and bat

Fargo Police responded to 809 10th Street South for a man being attacked

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police arrest four people connected to a Monday afternoon assault involving an axe and bat. It happened at 809 10th Street South after 1:00 p.m. Witnesses tell police they saw several people attacking a man. Twenty-nine-year-old Valeen Blueshield is accused of using the axe and was arrested for aggravated assault. Sixty-seven-year-old Juan Flores, 41-year-old Tylando Laroque,…

One arrested in connection with Grand Forks stabbing

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – Police in Grand Forks are investigating a stabbing. Police were called Thursday to the 400-block of North 7th St. on a report of a disturbance. Witnesses reported that someone had been stabbed, but the victim couldn’t be found. Minutes later, Altru Hospital called police to report that a patient was dropped off with multiple stab…

Moorhead Man Accused of Assaulting Two Women

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead man is accused of assaulting two women with a knife and other items in their apartment. It was reported Thursday night around 7:15 in the 1900 block of 18th Avenue South. Police determined 20-year-old Ashton Bellefeuille, who knew the women, caused significant injuries to the upper body of both women. They were taken to the…

Man Charged In Deadly Bar Fight Over The Summer Changes Plea

FARGO, N.D. — A Horace, North Dakota man has changed his plea to guilty in a deadly bar fight this summer. 25-year-old Jordan Pendleton pleading guilty to manslaughter, aggravated assault and two counts of simple assault. According to court documents, Pendleton punched 31 year old Marlin Klatt in the head, causing him to fall backwards and slam his head into…

Man Faces Charges After Anti-Mask Tirade At Minnesota Bar

Police say the man told a bouncer he would "put a bullet through his head" & threatened him with a street sign

MANKATO, Minn. — A Twin Cities real estate agent faces charges after getting kicked out of a Mankato bar for refusing to wear a mask. 21-year-old Samuel Wocelka of Prior Lake is charged with felony threats of violence, assault and disorderly conduct. Police say Wocelka was thrown out of 507 Saturday night. He told a bouncer he would “put a…

Man Arrested After Attacking Two Women & Stealing Two Vehicles

FARGO, N.D. — A Hitterdal, Minnesota man is arrested in Fargo for attacking two women in rural Felton and stealing two vehicles. Clay County authorities say 39-year-old Thaddeus Severson is accused of assaulting the women he knew before taking a vehicle from the home. The women were taken to local hospitals with serious injuries. Severson later abandoned the car before…