ATF

Valley City gun dealer taking lead in nationwide lawsuit against ATF

FARGO (KVRR) – A Valley City gun dealer is at the center of a federal lawsuit that challenges the ability of the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms to impose new restrictions on privately made firearms. At least 17 states have signed on to the lawsuit filed by Morehouse Enterprises, doing business as Bridge City Ordnance, Eliezer Jimenez of…

ATF offers reward for capture, conviction of church arsonist

FARGO (KVRR) – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for starting a fire at the Maple Sheyenne Lutheran Church near Harwood, North Dakota. The church, located at 8711 40th Ave. North, caught fire June 16, causing significant damage….

White Earth Man Gets 10 Years in Prison For Assault

MINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) — A White Earth man is sentenced to 10 years in prison for a violent domestic assault. According to court documents, 31-year-old Nicholas Durant attacked the victim in their home in April 2020 by hitting her in the chest, head and stomach. Last October, Durant pleaded guilty to one count of assault resulting in serious bodily injury. This…

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…

$25,000 Reward Offered After Pizza Delivery Driver Shot Dead In Sioux Falls

The suspect, wearing a light-colored hoodie sweatshirt and light-colored pants, fled the scene

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A $25,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in the shooting death of a pizza delivery driver in Sioux Falls. Thirty-year-old Casey Bonhorst was making the delivery to an east side home Wednesday night when he was killed. The suspect, wearing a light-colored hoodie sweatshirt and light-colored pants, fled the scene. The…

St. Cloud Bar Owner Accused Of Setting Fire

Andrew Welsh of St. Joseph is being held in the Stearns County Jail on suspicion of arson

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — The owner of a historic St. Cloud bar has been arrested on suspicion of intentionally setting fire to the business. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says 40-year-old Andrew Welsh, of St. Joseph, is being held in the Stearns County Jail on suspicion of arson. Welsh is accused of setting the February 17 blaze…