Cass County Sheriff’s Office

Fargo man assaulted in Harwood Friday morning

HARWOOD, N.D.–A man was taken to a local hospital after being assaulted in Harwood Friday morning. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says 29-year-old Casey Lusk of Harwood reportedly struck a 38-year-old Fargo man in the head with a pool cue at the Harwood Grill and Saloon. The Fargo man was taken to Sanford Health for his injuries. Lusk was arrested…

Cass County Deputy’s phone number being used in scam

The phone number being used in the scam is 701-367-4639.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says a scammer has found a way to “spoof” the phone number of a current deputy sheriff. Several citizens say the individual making the call is rude and does not reveal the reason for the call. Cass County personnel say they will place calls notifying individuals of a warrant, but will never request…

Cass County Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested for DWI

Alisha Ettesvold has been placed on paid administrative leave

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — A Cass County Sheriff’s deputy is arrested for DWI in Breckenridge. A spokesman says Deputy Alisha Ettesvold was arrested by Breckenridge Police shortly after 2 a.m. on Sunday. She started working for the sheriff’s office in May as a non-licensed correctional deputy in the Cass County Jail. Ettesvold has been placed on paid administrative leave while an…

Cass County Sheriff’s Office to hold Citizens Academy in Fall 2020

The course will span 11 weeks starting on October 20.

FARGO, N.D.–The Cass County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a Citizens Academy this fall. The course will span 11 weeks starting on October 20. It will feature presentations and hands-on training, and be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Only Cass County citizens who are 18 and older are eligible for the course. Participants may be subject…

Cass County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicles getting new look

Only a few squad cars will be updated this year.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The Cass County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicles will soon have a new look. Sheriff Jesse Jahner approved the new design and color which will be implemented over the next few years. The squad cars, which are traditionally white, will be painted silver with black and white decals. The utility vehicles will also be replaced with pickup trucks for…

Three arrested during attempted burglary in Casselton Tuesday

1/3 Allison Nelson Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Ryan S. Wentz Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Matthew Logan Show Caption Hide Caption CASSELTON, N.D.–Three people were arrested Tuesday morning after a burglary attempt in an industrial area in Casselton. A Cass County Sheriff’s deputy says two men were attempting to break into a storage unit in the 1700 block of…

Unresponsive inmate at Cass County Jail sparks investigation

The inmate's family was notified of the incident.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is investigating how an inmate at the Cass County Jail was able to access a controlled substance. The inmate was found unresponsive and transported to a local hospital. The inmate received medical care and is currently doing fine. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office believes the inmate ingested a controlled substance, but does not…

Update: Two missing girls found safe

UPDATE (July 11, 2020 at 6:15 p.m.) — According to Pillager Area Fire & Rescue, the girls have been found safe. ——————————————————————————————————————— PILLAGER, Minn. — Authorities are seeking the public’s help in finding two sisters last seen Friday. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says 12-year-old Kristine Bourassa and 8-year-old Tara Miller from Sylvan Township in Pillager voluntarily left on foot…

Cass County Sheriff’s Office receives grant for Officer Safety and Wellness Project

The Cass County Sheriff's Office is the only agency in North Dakota to receive a microgrant.

FARGO, N.D.–The Cass County Sheriff’s office has been awarded more than $94,000 from the Department of Justice. The grant will be used to fund the Cass County Officer Safety and Wellness Project. The DOJ Office of Community Oriented Policing Services is awarding microgrants to agencies across the United States as a way to develop local, state and tribal law enforcement…

Cass County Sheriff’s Office Employee On Administrative Leave

A Facebook post many have found offensive

FARGO, N.D. — Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner says an employee has been placed on administrative leave over a Facebook post many have found offensive. The post is by a Cass County Sheriff’s Office Non-licensed Correctional employee. It has drawn the attention of Native Lives Matter and many others. Jahner says his office does not condone the behavior or comments,…