Minneapolis Woman Wants Police Officer Charged After the Shooting of Her Dogs

After the homeowner's daughter accidentally tripped the home burglary alarm, an officer responded nearly 30 minutes later and the shooting took place. KMSP Fox 9 reporter Iris Perez reports from Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A Minneapolis woman is seeking charges against a police officer after her two dogs were shot in her own backyard. “He doesn’t want to go in the backyard to use the bathroom,” said Jennifer Lemay as she talked about her dog who was shot by a Minneapolis police officer. From inside a bloodied safety cone, with his…

Minnesota Hits 50 Year Low in Crime Numbers

Other data collected includes crimes of aggravated assault, burglary and motor vehicle theft

  MINNESOTA — The crime rate in Minnesota has dropped to the lowest level in 50 years. The BCA released a report that states overall, crimes of homicide, rape, robbery, arson and human trafficking are occurring only half as much as they did through the late 80s and 90s. Other data collected includes crimes of aggravated assault, burglary and motor…

Fargo Man Asks for Community’s Help in Catching Drone Thief

If you recognize the suspect from the footage, contact the Fargo Police Department

FARGO, ND — One Fargo man is hoping to catch a thief after his son’s drone was stolen from his locked pickup. Surveillance video from Joseph Ochoa’s house in south Fargo shows a man going through two pickups in the driveway around 4:30 am last Tuesday. He said you can see the man picking up the drone, which cost nearly…

Grand Forks Police Investigate Burglary at Infinite Vapor

They say a witness heard glass breaking and saw four people running away from the business

GRAND FORKS, ND — Grand Forks Police have arrested four people in connection with a burglary at a vapor store. Nicholas Endersbe, 18, and Jacob Garceau, 18, both of Grand Forks, and two juveniles are in custody. Police say they responded to Infinite Vapor, located at 2655 24th Avenue South. They say a witness heard glass breaking and saw four people…

Fargo Police Arrest Suspected Burglar After Public Tip

An employee of a cleaning crew nearby spotted Bollum and called police

  FARGO, ND — A tip from the public led Fargo police to bust a suspected burglar early this morning. Police arrested 20-year-old Will Bollum of Fargo, after a witness said he tossed a rock through the glass window of a business in the 1200 block of Page Drive, then reached in, opened the locked door and entered the building….

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…

North Dakota Authorities Capture Wanted Montana Fugitive

Multiple agencies and K-9's were used in the search for Berger and he was tracked down about 5 hours after the manhunt was launched

  CASS COUNTY, N.D. — A Montana fugitive was arrested north of Fargo last night after a lengthy search. Aragorn Berger, 41, stole a car in Fargo and ran from authorities after they responded to a report of a suspicious person Wednesday afternoon near Argusville. Multiple agencies and K-9’s were used in the search for Berger and he was tracked…

Police Search for Wanted Man who Broke into Fargo Home to Hide

Fargo Police Search For a Man Who Fled Police and Possibly Burglarized a Fargo Home

  FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police are searching for a man that fled police and is suspected of breaking into a house to hide. The man who was wanted on a warrant was spotted by an officer around 1:30 a.m. in the 100 block of 18th St. South. Once the man saw police he ran. Police soon received a report…

Devils Lake Man Gets Split Conviction on Restaurant Burglary, Fire

Michael Ott has been convicted of burglarizing Hardee's, but the jury found him not guilty of setting the restaurant on fire

  DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — The Devils Lake man accused of burning down Hardee’s to cover up a burglary in 2015 is found not guilty…but not on all counts. Michael Ott has been convicted of burglarizing Hardee’s, but the jury found him not guilty of setting the restaurant on fire. The fire caused more than a million dollars in damage….

Polk County Mailman Charged with Bestiality

Authorities say the homeowner looked at surveillance footage and watched Chapman engage in a sexual act with the homeowner's dog

Brian Louis George L. Chapman, 21, has been charged with one count of second-degree burglary and one count of bestiality for alleged sex acts with a dog of a customer on his route on Feb. 6, 2017. (Courtesy of Polk County sheriff)  POLK COUNTY, Minn. — A Polk County mailman is accused of having sex with a homeowner’s dog while…