Cass County Sheriff’s Office

Fargo leaders & the community discuss combating street racing

According to a Insurify study, North Dakotans are cited for street racing 85% more often than the national average. 

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A meeting brings people together to share how they feel about a growing concern of street racing that comes out during warmer months. Street racing and extreme speeding are on the rise across the country since the start of the pandemic, but nowhere more so than in North Dakota. The state ranks first in the nation…

Horace man sentenced for 20 burglaries in Cass County

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A Horace man is sentenced to five years in prison for a series of business burglaries in Fargo, West Fargo and across Cass County. Shelby Whitt, 24,  pleaded guilty to 20 burglaries spanning from June to December 2021. He was arrested in March and prosecutors say he has been cooperative throughout the investigation as nearby agencies…

K9 Kota joins the force

The K9's name was revealed after weeks of voting.

CASS COUNTY, N.D. (KVRR)- Cass County Sheriff’s office revives its K9 unit with the addition of Officer Kota. Scheels officials went through 17 hundred submissions. They cut the list down to eight names and 21 hundred votes were cast. Kota won will pair with Patrol Deputy Glenn Manning and they have they chemistry for two weeks and will leave for…

Woman Arrested After Being Caught Burglarizing Property in Arthur

CASS CO., N.D. (KVRR) — A Fargo woman is arrested on active warrants after homeowners in Arthur catch her burglarizing their property. Cass County deputies found 37-year-old Laura Gaarsland’s vehicle after she fled the scene late Sunday afternoon. They also found stolen property. Gaarsland had two warrants for failure to appear. The homeowners decided not to press charges for the…

Jamestown Man Arrested For Road Rage Incident Near Casselton

WHEATLAND, N.D. (KVRR) — A Jamestown man is arrested after a road rage incident on eastbound I-94 near Casselton. Cass County sheriff’s responded after 4 p.m. Sunday to a report of a vehicle ramming a vehicle in front of it several times. Highway patrol troopers pulled over Joshua Buchanan near Wheatland and arrested him for reckless endangerment, driving under the…

Vehicle slams into Horace convenience store

Casey’s in Horace Casey’s in Horace HORACE, N.D. (KVRR) – A convenience store in Horace was damaged Friday when a vehicle slammed into the building and the driver fled. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says deputies, along with Horace and Kindred firefighters, were called to Casey’s General Store in Horace at around 2:40 p.m. The person responsible for the crash…

First responders share their experiences from 14 vehicle I-94 crash

First responders tell us the difficulties of helping victims in the bitter cold and trying not to get frostbite.

MAPLETON, N.D. (KVRR) – First responders at the scene of a 14 vehicle crash between Casselton and Mapleton on I-94 on Monday tell us the difficulties of helping victims in the bitter cold and trying not to get frostbite. “We were initially paged out to a multivehicle accident, we were unsure about how many vehicles would be necessary for us…

Watch: Firefighters rescue victims after multi-vehicle pileup near Mapleton

MAPLETON, N.D.  (KVRR: Update 7:40pm 02/21/22) — Six people are hurt after a multiple-vehicle crash on I-94 between Mapleton and Casselton. North Dakota Highway Patrol says six semis and eight other vehicles were involved in the crash after 10 this morning. The victims were taken to Sanford in Fargo. One 69-year-old woman from Casselton has serious but non life threatening…

Cass County Jail is dealing with a spread of COVID

Staff identified the spread of COVID into one of the housing units.

CASS COUNTY, ND (KVRR) – The Cass County Sheriff’s Office reports the spread of COVID at the Cass County Jail. Staff identified the spread of COVID into one of the housing units. They do not know how many inmates are infected. Nursing staff are working to test every inmate. The Sheriff says no one is currently experiencing any medical difficulties….

Update: Missing Fargo teen located in Minnesota

FARGO (KVRR) – The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says 14 year-old McKenzie Harris has been located in Minnesota. Cass County authorities are working to return McKenzie’s safe return to her family. McKenzie was last seen on Jan.9 at around 6 pm leaving a family member’s residence in North Fargo. The Sheriff’s Office says an investigation remains on-going. Categories: Community, Local News, North…