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Online scam claims to sell cats in Leonard, North Dakota

Cat scam 1 Cat scam 2 FARGO (KVRR) – The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an online scam involving websites that claim breed and sell cats in Leonard, North Dakota. Detective Joe Gress says victims in Washington state, Michigan, New York, and Florida lost between $550 and $2,500 when they ordered cats that were never delivered.  None of the…

Cass County Sheriff will run for reelection

Sheriff Jahner was elected in 2018.

CASS COUNTY, ND – Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner will run for reelection. Jahner released a statement Monday morning. Sheriff Jahner was elected in 2018. He released the following statement: “I am excited to announce that I am seeking reelection for the position of Cass County Sheriff in 2023. I want to thank our citizens, the men and women of…

Man shot dead in Casselton broke into woman’s home

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The man killed in an early morning shooting in Casselton on Monday had broken into a woman’s apartment and violated a restraining order, according to Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Jesse Jahner says 54-year-old Edwin Kester Jr. shot 58-year-old Randell Burton after Burton forced himself into an apartment on 37th Street Southeast at around 2 a.m….

Cass County Sheriff issues emergency alert after suspected burglary north of Argusville

Deputies are searching for potential burglary suspects along I-29  north of Argusville, North Dakota.

ARGUSVILLE, ND (KVRR) — The Cass County Sheriff’s office issued an emergency alert system message this morning. Deputies are searching for potential burglary suspects along I-29  north of Argusville, North Dakota. Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner says a property owner had asked relatives to keep an eye on his property. They noticed a suspicious vehicle and confronted the people in…

Cass County deputy placed on leave after DUI arrest in Fargo

Jacob DanielsonFARGO (KVRR) – A Cass County deputy has been placed on administrative leave after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Tim Briggeman says around 6:00 p.m. Monday, Sheriff Jesse Jahner was notified by Fargo police that they had responded to a crash involving a Cass County deputy. The crash occurred at Custom Express…

Drone helps capture Cass County burglary suspect

FARGO (KVRR) – A burglary suspect is in custody after a drone was used to locate and capture the man in a cornfield near Gardner, N.D. At around 5:13 a.m. Friday, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary report.  A homeowner reported seeing a man carrying a box and walking out of a trailer on the homeowner’s property….

Captain resigns, chief deputy retiring from Cass County Sheriff’s Office

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – A top administrator in the Cass County Sheriff’s Office has left the department. Sheriff Jesse Jahner says he reluctantly accepted the resignation of Capt. Mitch Burris earlier this month. Burris, who’d been with the department for more than 33 years, says the job has become much more difficult in recent years, with civil unrest and people viewing…