Cass County Jail

Update: Court documents provide more details of triple stabbing

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – Fargo police have identified the suspect in the stabbing of three people as 30-year old Ashley Larson who has no permanent address. She was arrested after a 4-hour standoff with police while she was barricaded inside a vehicle belonging to one of the victims. Larson voluntarily gave up and was arrested on three counts of aggravated assault….

Proposed bill in ND would eliminate bonds for misdemeanors

"Our number one concern for our community is public safety we want to make sure that our citizens are safe that our businesses are safe."

BISMARCK, N.D. — A proposed bill would allow for a cite and release method for people faced with misdemeanor charges in North Dakota. “What this bill would do is it would allow officers to cite and release the person on their own recognizance which we can already do so we can either do it on scene or that person can…

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…