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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….

Minnesota Man Arrested After Shooting in Otter Tail County

He was arrested back in March for setting his house on fire on Long Lake Road

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A Richville, Minnesota man is facing a number of charges following a gunshot incident in Otter Tail County. He was arrested back in March for setting his house on fire on Long Lake Road. Cody Dahl, 35, was arrested on DWI, assault and dangerous weapon charges. Deputies responded to reports of a careless driver and…

Man Arrested For Knocking Two Men Unconscious Outside Fargo Bar

Fargo Police Warn About Fights In Downtown Fargo

Darren Patterson FARGO, N.D. — A St. Paul man is spending the weekend in jail after an assault outside the Hodo in downtown Fargo. Police say 43-year-old Darren Patterson is suspected of aggravated assault after knocking two men unconscious. Why the men were fighting is unclear. In a Facebook post, Fargo Police say assaults downtown are down 50 percent from…

Fargo Man Sentenced in Sex Assault Case

A judge gave Adam Anderson six years in prison for the September attack at the Radisson in Fargo

  CASS COUNTY, ND — A Fargo man has been sentenced for sexually assaulting and beating a woman at a hotel last fall. A judge gave Adam Anderson six years in prison for the September attack at the Radisson in Fargo. Anderson had pleaded guilty to gross sexual imposition, aggravated assault and felonious restraint. He’ll be on supervised probation for…

Six Now Charged in Shooting Death of Bloomington Teen

Police say all six suspects regularly bought drugs from the victim, 19-year-old Corey Elder

  BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — All six arrested suspects have now been charged in the shooting death of a teen in Bloomington. Tarrance Murphy, Maurice Verser, and Alec Streit are charged with murder, burglary and assault. The charges are identical to those that were passed down Monday to the first three suspects-Megan Cater, Noah Peterson and Briana Martinson, despite Verser being…

Man Who Shot Five Minneapolis BLM Protesters Headed to Prison

Scarsella and several others showed up at the encampment and fired into the crowd, injuring five people

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A Black Lives Matter protest shooter in the Twin Cities is going to prison. Allen “Lance” Scarsella was sentenced to 15 years for shooting five protesters outside the Minneapolis Police Department Fourth Precinct in 2015. Black Lives Matter protesters had been gathered outside of the precinct following the deadly officer-involved shooting of Jamar Clark. Scarsella and…

Minnesota Couple Accused of Recruiting Teen for Swinger Lifestyle

The charges allege the Germains set up a "sex room'' in the attic of their home's detached garage

Michael Germain (L), Heather Germain, (R)  GOODHUE, Minn. — A southeastern Minnesota couple is accused of sexually assaulting a teen and trying to recruit her for a swinger’s lifestyle. Michael Germain, 43, and 49-year-old Heather Germain of Goodhue appeared in court Monday. They face charges including criminal sexual conduct and interfering with the privacy of a minor. The charges allege…

Grand Forks Politician Accused of Domestic Violence

Riemers has run for several local and statewide offices and most recently lost the election for state auditor in November

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A frequent political candidate and member of the Libertarian party is accused of domestic violence. Roland Riemers, 73, of Grand Forks made his first court appearance this afternoon on one count of simple assault, a misdemeanor. He was arrested on Sunday. Riemers has run for several local and statewide offices and most recently lost the…

West Fargo Man Charged in Assault

Tyner fled the area with the woman's cash and phone and was later located at Walmart on 13th Avenue South

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — A West Fargo man faces a long list of charges after assaulting a woman this morning. Police say 27-year-old Tyriek Tyner attacked the woman around 9:45 in the 1400 block of 14th Avenue East. Tyner fled the area with the woman’s cash and phone and was later located at Walmart on 13th Avenue South. He…

High Risk Sex Offender Moves to Grafton

He was convicted of sexually assaulting a 5-year-old boy in 1999

  GRAFTON, N.D. — Police in Grafton want people to know about a high-risk sex offender living in town. Nathan McNelis, 29, is living at 728 Manvel Avenue. He was convicted of sexually assaulting a 5-year-old boy in 1999. McNelis has been deemed a level III offender, which is defined as a high risk to re-offend. Categories: Community, Crime, Local…