Clay County’s Top Prosecutor Is Being Deployed For Second Time Since 2006

Brian Melton is a colonel in the Minnesota National Guard

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Clay County Attorney Brian Melton is being deployed to Kuwait. He says part of the mission involves administering intelligence information. Melton is a colonel in the Minnesota National Guard. He will be away for about a year, beginning in late September or early October. It’ll be the second time he’s been deployed since he was first elected…

Justin Critt Found Guilty of Moorhead Murder & Arson

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KFGO/KVRR) – A man accused of fatally beating a Moorhead woman and setting her house on fire has been found guilty. A Clay County District Court Jury on Friday afternoon convicted Justin Critt of 2nd degree murder and 1st degree arson in the 2016 death of Melissa Wilcoxon. Clay County Attorney Brian Melton says Wilcoxon died from blunt…

Seventh Judicial District Judge Candidates List Does Not Include Brian Melton

Clay County Attorney Exluded From Candidate List By Commission On Judicial Selection

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Clay County Attorney Brian Melton is not in the running to serve as a Seventh Judicial District judge in Minnesota. Melton’s name was not included in the list of six candidates sent to Governor Dayton by the Commission on Judicial Selection. They include Michelle Clark, Douglas Clark, Amber Gustafson, Tammy Merkins, Kevin Miller and Jade Rosenfeldt….