BURGLARIES

Update: More than 30 Fargo-Moorhead area businesses targeted by burglars

Business owners are encouraged to regularly set alarms, maintain surveillance equipment and keep buildings secure

FARGO (KVRR) – Police in Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead and the Cass County Sheriff’s Office are asking business owners to take precautions following a string of dozens of commercial burglaries in the area since September. Owners and managers are encouraged to regularly set alarms, maintain surveillance equipment and to keep buildings secure when businesses are closed. Cass County Sheriff ‘s…

Fargo sees significant rise in burglaries, police dept. undergoing reorganization

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – The annual city crime report shows Fargo had a significant increase in burglaries but most other crime categories remained stable. Police Chief Dave Zibolski presented the 2020 information and also included a mid-year update to city commissioners. Burglaries increased from 796 in 2019 to 1,015 last year. 340 burglaries were reported through this April. Murders were up…

Police investigating south Fargo burglaries

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – Police are warning of a rise in home burglaries on Fargo’s south side. Since mid-January, there have been five break-ins. Police spokesperson Jessica Schindeldecker says three of the burglaries were south of 32nd Avenue South and east of 25th Street. One was just south Prairiewood Golf Course and another near the Osgood Golf Course. Four of the…

Arrest leads to recovery of items from several burglaries in metro

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The Cass County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Monday night after he stole a vehicle in Dilworth. Officers were able to track the stolen vehicle to County Road 81 between Argusville and Harwood. A Cass County deputy conducted a traffic stop and arrested 29-year-old Marcos Garza. While deputies were investigating, they discovered that Garza was in possession of…

Burglary Investigation at Two Crookston Businesses

Police say it happened at Best Used Trucks and Valley Plains Equipment

CROOKSTON, Minn. — Crookston Police Department is investigating burglaries at two businesses over the weekend. Police say that someone broke into Best Used Trucks and Valley Plains Equipment sometime before Saturday morning at 7 a.m. They say it’s likely a vehicle was used to take the stolen items. If you saw someone or a vehicle around these businesses near that…

Crookston Police Department Reports 16 Burglaries Since October 1st

It is not clear whether the burglaries are related.

CROOKSTON, Minn.–The Crookston Police Department has received 16 reports of burglaries and thefts from vehicles, sheds, garages and two homes since the beginning of October. The locations of the burglaries have occurred in the northeast part of town, the south end Campbell Road area, Woods Addition, Memorial Drive and Jerome’s Addition. In some instances, doors were locked, but unlocked in…

Suspect Under Arrest In Connection With Burglaries In FM Area

It's the second time in less than a month that warrants were issued for 35-year old Jesse Fett, of Kerrick, Minnesota, accusing him of stealing packages.

FARGO,N.D. (KFGO) – A man suspected of more than 30 thefts and burglaries in the F-M area since November 27th, has been arrested. It’s the second time in less than a month that warrants were issued for 35-year old Jesse Fett, of Kerrick, Minnesota, accusing him of stealing packages. Acting on a tip, police caught Fett in Moorhead yesterday. Fett…

More Fargo Businesses Hit with Overnight Break-ins

This follows a string of break-ins across the city the night before

FARGO, N.D. — More businesses were burglarized after a string of break–ins the night before. The latest break–ins happened along Main Avenue, which is also where one business had an attempted break–in the previous night. Police say there was suspicious activity at Hertz Rental Car, where a door to the building was broken. When KVRR visited the location, employees said some…

WARNING: Increase in Garage Burglaries and Break-Ins in Fargo

The thieves have been stealing personal belongings, wallets and valuables from vehicles parked inside

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Police Department is issuing a warning after several garage break–ins in the area. Authorities say they have responded to an increased number of burglaries of garages, most of which have been for apartment complexes in the Fargo area. Fargo Police’s Crime Free Housing Coordinator is working with local property management companies to educate them on…

Grand Forks Police Investigating Home Burglaries

These burglaries have generally happened during the evening hours

  GRAND FORKS, ND — Police in Grand Forks are investigating a string of nine home burglaries since November 3. In each case the intruder forced their way inside the home and took property. The majority of these crimes have occurred in an area north of Demers Avenue, east of 20th Street North, and west of 3rd Street North. These…