Cass County Sheriff’s Office

Authorities Respond to Farming Accident Near Buffalo

AirMed was needed to transport the individual.

BUFFALO, N.D.–First Responders received a report of an individual who had their foot caught in an auger at approximately 11 a.m. on Thursday. The extent of the individuals injuries is unknown, but AirMed was needed to transport the individual to a metro area hospital. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Casselton Ambulance, Buffalo QRU and Buffalo Fire were among the responding…

Update: Code Red in Casselton has been Cleared

The incident has ended.

UPDATE: The incident has ended and an officer on scene has cleared the Code Red. KVRR will report more as information becomes available.   CASSELTON, N.D.–The Cass County Sheriff’s Office has sent out a Code Red in the area of 8th Avenue South in Casselton. Police have set up a perimeter from Langer Avenue South to 9th Avenue South and…

Course Prepares Local Businesses for Active Shooter Emergency

"Stop the Threat - Stop the Bleed" is free and open to any organizations in Cass County

FARGO, N.D. — A collaboration between local police officers and Essentia is aiming to help save lives. It’s a joint effort between the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Fargo and West Fargo Police and Essentia to “Stop the Threat” and “Stop the Bleed.” “The key takeaway is knowing what to do should the worst happen in our community. All the things…

Four Arrests Made During Last Week’s Sobriety Checkpoint In Fargo

Nearly 600 vehicles entered the checkpoint

FARGO, N.D. — Four arrests were made last Friday night during a sobriety checkpoint in north Fargo. Cass County Sheriff’s Office, North Dakota Highway Patrol and Essentia teamed up to conduct the checkpoint. It was held from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. on the northbound I-29 Exit Ramp to 19th Avenue North. Nearly 600 vehicles entered the checkpoint. Twenty-two were…

Man Arrested After Jumping Into Sheyenne River

35-year-old Mathew Walsh fled before deputies responded to a call in rural Mapleton

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Police arrest a man after he jumped in the Sheyenne River following an alleged domestic incident. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says 35-year-old Mathew Walsh fled before deputies responded to a call in rural Mapleton around 3:00 this afternoon. He then took off from West Fargo Police and crashed his motorcycle near the Sheyenne. He jumped…

Flood Prep Continues in Harwood, ND as the River Crest Creeps Closer

The sheriff's office wants people to know that their main concern is public safety

HARWOOD, N.D.– Cass County is preparing it residents for flooding with informational meetings. The sheriff’s office wants people to know that their main concern is public safety. Whether it’s from flooding or crimes that happen during the flooding. Some tips to prepare for the flood are snow blowing around your house in the areas where you will be putting sandbags, as…

I-29 Reopen In North Dakota

The Cass County Sheriff's Office is still advising no travel this (Friday) morning in area's southwest, west, and northwest of Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – The storm has moved out but travel conditions are still a problem, especially in rural area’s. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is still advising no travel this (Friday) morning in area’s southwest, west, and northwest of Fargo. The North Dakota DOT says Interstate 29 has re-opened between Fargo and the Canadian border. Corporal Keenan Zundel says…

Travel Advisory: Many Rural Roads Remain Impassable

The Cass County Sheriff's Office is still advising no travel this (Friday) morning in area's southwest, west, and northwest of Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – The storm has moved out but travel conditions are still a problem, especially in rural area’s. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is still advising no travel this (Friday) morning in area’s southwest, west, and northwest of Fargo. Corporal Keenan Zundel says many rural road highways remain impassable and are, in his words “terrible”. Deputies continued to…

Flooding At Bonanzaville Last Month Was Likely Human Error, Not Vandalism

Bonanzaville Executive Director Brenda Warren calls the findings "inconclusive"

WEST FARGO, ND — Flooding at Bonanzaville in West Fargo might not have been vandalism but rather human error according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Detective Lance Kitzan says all their evidence leans toward human error but he can’t rule that out 100 percent either. City records show water was turned on inside the South Pleasant Church December 24th for…

Cass County Deputy Arrested For Driving Under the Influence

40-year-old Burgess Giple of West Fargo was taken into custody around 4 Sunday morning

FARGO, ND — A Cass County Deputy on administrative leave is arrested for driving under the influence. 40-year-old Burgess Giple of West Fargo was taken into custody around 4 Sunday morning by the Fargo Police Department. A Cass County Sheriff’s Office spokesman says Giple has been with the office for less than a year as a non-licensed corrections deputy in the…