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Ashby Man Sentenced for Attempted Kidnapping Near Fergus Falls

Morimoto took off when a deputy arrived and led several agencies on a high-speed chase that ended in Wheaton

  OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — An Ashby man has been sentenced for an attempted kidnapping near Fergus Falls. As part of an agreement with Otter Tail County prosecutors, Jason Morimoto was given just under four years in prison. The 33-year-old Morimoto pleaded guilty to assault with a weapon. It was last December when he followed his ex-girlfriend on I-94…

East Grand Forks Police Searching for Male Suspect who Attacked Female Near North End Walking Bridge

She said she struggled with the man and he let her go and ran from the area

  EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — The East Grand Forks Police Department is searching for a suspect who allegedly assaulted a female near the┬ánorth end walking bridge. Police said just before 5 p.m. Monday, a female called police saying she was rollerblading on the bike path when a man riding a bicycle crashed into her. She told police she fell…

Minot Man Sentenced in Horse Dragging, Assault

He has been ordered to complete an anger management class and sobriety program

MINOT, ND — A Minot man has been sentenced to 11 days in jail for dragging a horse behind a trailer and assaulting a man. Cody Sundby, 35, was convicted of aggravated assault and animal cruelty. Authorities say the horse suffered injuries to its mouth, face, neck and sides of its torso. Sundby also hit a man over the head…

Fargo Police Searching for Suspect in Downtown Assault

One man had injuries to his face and was sent to the hospital

  FARGO, ND — Police are searching for a suspect in an assault that happened in downtown Fargo. Police were called to the 400 block of 5th Street North in the parking lot of the Empire Tavern at about 11:30 p.m. One man had injuries to his face and was sent to the hospital. Police questioned a woman at the…

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…

Breckenridge Teen Sentenced in Hatchet Attack on Father

An attempted murder charge and a second assault charge were both dropped

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — A teen has been sentenced for attacking his father with a hatchet in 2016 in Breckenridge. Jack Langston, 19, was given 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to first-degree assault. An attempted murder charge and a second assault charge were both dropped. Langston was also given credit for having served 50 days. Langston was 17 at…

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…

Funeral Services Set for Fargo Man Who Died After Downtown Assault

The funeral Mass will be Tuesday, June 13 at Sts. Anne and Joachim church in Fargo at 10:30 a.m

  FARGO, ND — Funeral arrangements have been set for the Fargo man who died after an assault in downtown Fargo. The visitation for Jamie Grant will be Monday, June 12 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo from 5 to 7 p.m. with a prayer service to follow. The funeral Mass will be Tuesday, June 13 at Sts. Anne and…

Barnesville Man Charged in Moorhead Assault

Moberg has a criminal history of violence and drug-related offenses

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Barnesville man is charged in an assault in Moorhead left a woman severely hurt. Duane Moberg, 28, is charged with felony assault and misdemeanor domestic assault. Police responded to an apartment on 18th Street in Moorhead and say they found a woman who was in and out of consciousness with a broken nose and covered…

Man Dies After Being Knocked Unconscious in a Bar Fight

Family members and police in Fargo confirmed the death of James Grant

FARGO, N.D. — More than a week after being knocked unconscious from a bar fight, a Fargo man has passed away. The man accused in the fight could face more serious charges. It all started on the night of May 27th. According to police records, a bartender at the Hotel Donaldson kicked out Darren Patterson, a 43-year-old man from Fargo….