Cass County Sheriff’s Office

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…

Cass County Welcomes Jesse Jahner as the New Sheriff

Jesse Jahner takes over as sheriff of Cass County with 21 years of law enforcement experience under his belt

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a day of celebration for the people of Cass County as they receive a new sheriff. “Jesse Jahner stands before not only all of you, he stands before the people of Cass County, he stands before the people of North Dakota, and he stands before the people of the United States of America,” former Cass County…

Annual Sheriff’s Seized Property and Gun Auction to be Held Next Week

The 4th Annual Sheriff's Seized Property and Gun Auction will be held on December 14

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — You could save a lot of money on your Christmas shopping thanks to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. The 4th Annual Sheriff’s Seized Property and Gun Auction will be held on December 14. A viewing of the sporting goods, power tools, office equipment, guns and other items will be an hour before the sale begins. You…

Steering Clear of Porch Pirates: How to Keep Your Packages Safe

Nearly a third of Americans have a package stolen right off their porch

FARGO, N.D. — This holiday season, millions of boxes are set to be dropped off on front porches across the country. With porch pirates lurking around the corner, reports of missing packages are especially high this time of year. “It’s something that we hear about, especially once online shopping ramped up over the course of the last 5–10 years so the…

Jesse Jahner Elected as New Cass County Sheriff

FARGO, N.D. — After 12 years of service from Sheriff Paul Laney, Cass County has a new sheriff. Captain Jesse Jahner of the Cass County Sheriff’s Office defeated Fargo Police officer Mike Kjera by nearly 18,000 votes. Jahner had 42,084 votes, Kjera collected 24,264 while 404 selected write-in candidates. A graduate of Fargo North High School and NDSU, Jahner has…