Cass County Sheriff’s Office

Man held in fatal shooting in Casselton released

CASSELTON, N.D. (KVRR) – A man who was detained following a fatal shooting early Monday in Casselton has been released from custody. Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner says upon review of the evidence, including video evidence, witness statements, and conferring with the Cass County States Attorney’s Office, the person involved in the shooting was released pending further investigation. A deputy…

Copper stolen from vacant homes in South Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A string of copper theft among three vacant houses in the south part of the metro has the Cass County Sheriff’s office searching for any information that could aid in their investigation. A little after 5 p.m. Sunday the Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a phone call to reports of vandalized vacant homes on Phieffer Road…

Dog Dies In House Fire North Of Oxbow

Two People Got Out Of The Home Safely

CASS COUNTY, N.D. – A dog dies in an early morning fire two miles north of Oxbow, North Dakota. The Cass County Sheriff’s Offices tells KVRR Local News the fire broke out in a home along County Road 81. They got the call around 2:45 Thursday morning. The fire started in the kitchen. Two people in the home got out…

Cass County Sheriff addresses his office’s bias training

"Our office also certifies and trains on less than lethal force options, use of force instruction and scenario based training."

CASS COUNTY, N.D. (KVRR) — The Cass County Sheriff’s office has released a statement regarding policing procedures. Sheriff Jesse Jahner says questions among people throughout the community have risen in regards to the department’s bias training. Jahner says he wants to be transparent and says the training includes anti bias, cultural awareness, de-escalation, diversity, communication, and crisis intervention. “Training is…

Drone helped fight Fargo strip mall fire

Red River UAS Unit uses a device that uses thermal imaging to help fight the South Fargo fire.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fire officials are still piecing together the cause of a South Fargo strip mall fire. Businesses are left ruined after a fire tore through the Southpointe Business Park strip mall. Flames destroying Bodyworks Physical Therapy and Gigi’s Playhouse. Our drone capturing the roof of Gigi’s Playhouse completely charred. Most of the building’s roof left destroyed. Workers…

Cass County State’s Attorney’s Office reviewing trespassing incident that led to shooting

Forty-one-year-old James Mayerhofer is in the Cass County Jail on charges of DUI involving drugs, DUI refusal and fleeing in a motor vehicle

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Authorities are investigating an alleged trespassing incident that led to a shooting on the outskirts of North Fargo Monday night. Forty-one-year-old James Mayerhofer is in the Cass County Jail on charges of DUI involving drugs, DUI refusal and fleeing in a motor vehicle. He was arrested around 10 o’clock Monday night after 58-year-old Joe Larson called…

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…

Cass County Sheriff’s Office wants help in search for missing teens

Ethan Duval and Diamond Funk may be heading to the east coast

CASS COUNTY, N.D. (KVRR) —  The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help finding 15 year-old Ethan Duval. Ethan currently suffers from anxiety and depression and was last seen in Kindred yesterday afternoon around 2:30 p.m. Ethan is 6’1″ and 150 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. It’s longer on the top and shorter on the sides. He…

Fraternal Order of Police Red River Valley Lodge #1 hosts cops & kids shopping event

FARGO, N.D. — Law enforcement from West Fargo, Fargo, Cass County Sheriff’s Office and North Dakota Highway Patrol are working to make sure disadvantaged children have a brighter holiday season. Red River Valley Lodge #1 of the Fraternal Order of Police is hosting its 26th Annual Cops and Kids shopping event. The shopping spree took place at the WalMart on…