Cass County Jail

Update: COVID-19 leads to lockdown at Cass County Jail

jail to remain locked down until 300 inmates, staff members are tested

FARGO (KVRR) – The Cass County Jail was locked down Friday morning after an inmate who had been housed in the general population tested positive for COVID-19. Sheriff Jesse Jahner says the lockdown will remain in place until at least Monday, when the entire jail population and staff will be tested for the virus. Jahner says special arrangements are being made…

Suspect in Moorhead drive-by shooting arrested

20-year-old Tyminderious Hays faces Felony 1st Degree Assault and Drive-by Shooting charges

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The suspect in a drive-by shooting in Moorhead has been arrested. 20-year-old Tyminderious Hays was taken into custody Saturday morning after a search warrant at 4021 19th Avenue South in Fargo led to his arrest. The Red River SWAT team executed the search at the request of the Moorhead Police Department. The shooting took place Friday evening…

Man Arrested After Attacking Two Women & Stealing Two Vehicles

FARGO, N.D. — A Hitterdal, Minnesota man is arrested in Fargo for attacking two women in rural Felton and stealing two vehicles. Clay County authorities say 39-year-old Thaddeus Severson is accused of assaulting the women he knew before taking a vehicle from the home. The women were taken to local hospitals with serious injuries. Severson later abandoned the car before…

Unresponsive inmate at Cass County Jail sparks investigation

The inmate's family was notified of the incident.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is investigating how an inmate at the Cass County Jail was able to access a controlled substance. The inmate was found unresponsive and transported to a local hospital. The inmate received medical care and is currently doing fine. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office believes the inmate ingested a controlled substance, but does not…

Homeowner detains suspect after break-in

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police get a helping hand from a homeowner in taking a burglary suspect into custody. Police say it began this morning when officers were dispatched to an attempted burglary at Happy Harry’s, 4001 53 Avenue South. Officers found a suspect on camera throwing a rock at the front door. The rock didn’t break the glass and…

10 people test positive for COVID-19 at Cass County Jail

FARGO, N.D. — Mass COVID-19 testing at Cass County Jail has produced some interesting results. The jail has 11 positive cases, and none of the people showed any symptoms. Two days ago, 252 tests were administered on 156 inmates and 96 staff members.Three inmates refused testing. Of those completed tests, 5 employees and 6 inmates received positive results for the…

Homicide Investigation in Casselton

CASSELTON, ND (KFGO)- William Dittmer, 23 of Casselton, is currently being held in custody for homicide at The Cass County Jail. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office,Casselton Ambulance and the Casselton Fire Department, responded to gunshot reports in the 100 block of 3rd Ave North in Casselton around 9:35 Friday night. Authorities found a 50 year-old male victim with a gunshot wound to…