Cass County Sheriff’s Office

People Support Cass County Deputy Battling Leukemia

Deputy Shawn Getz has been unable to work for the Cass County Sheriff's Office since his diagnosis in January

WEST FARGO, N.D. — People are showing their support for a Cass County Sheriff’s deputy battling cancer. Shawn Getz has been fighting Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia since January, and has been unable to work. People attended a benefit honoring Getz that featured a dinner, silent auction, and raffle. His fellow officers jumped at the chance to help Getz, who has served the…

Scam Uses Cass County Sheriff’s Office Phone Numbers

People are being told either that their grandson is in jail and they need to bail him out or a warrant is out for their arrest

FARGO, N.D. — A scam is ‘spoofing’ the Cass County Sheriff’s Office main line and the jail line. The call being placed appears to come from a legitimate source. People are being told either that their grandson is in jail and they need to bail him out or a warrant is out for their arrest. They are then told to buy…

Police Officers Serve Up Smiles at Applebee’s to Support Special Olympics

The "Tip a Cop" event raises funds for Special Olympics of North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — Police officers from various different departments set up shop inside Applebee’s locations across Fargo and West Fargo to collect donations from customers for Special Olympics of North Dakota. The officers went around from table to table to hand out donation forms to patrons, and also had some time to get to know some of the members of the…

Cass County Sheriff Warns Public About Phone Scam

An individual is contacting victims identifying himself as a Cass County Lieutenant at which time notifies them they missed jury duty and a civil sanction will be imposed if payment is not received.

CASS COUNTY, ND –The Cass County Sheriff’s Office wishes to inform the public of a scam that is making the rounds through the F-M Area.  An individual is contacting victims identifying himself as a Cass County Lieutenant at which time notifies them they missed jury duty and a civil sanction will be imposed if payment is not received.    They…

Driver Dodges Injury after Train Collides with His Trailer Outside Casselton

The driver was issued a citation for care required

CASSELTON, N.D. — A pickup driver wasn’t hurt after a train hit his trailer two miles east of Casselton. Around 8:45 this morning, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Casselton Fire Department and rural EMS responded to the scene. While the driver wasn’t hurt, he was issued a citation for care required. The BNSF train was heading westbound when the driver was…

Metro Prepares for President Trump’s Arrival

Fargo Police met with the Secret Service this afternoon to discuss security plans for June 27

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police met with the Secret Service this afternoon to start making security plans for President Donald Trump’s visit to town next Wednesday. The president held a rally last night in Duluth. His motorcade route from Hector to Scheels Arena in Fargo has not yet been selected, but police will announce it before the event. Chief David Todd…

Resource Officers Award Being Presented To Cass County Sheriff’s Office

The program provides school safety services and advisement to more than 30,000 students and school employees

Back Row: Left to Right Jason Scott, Joe Crawford, Chris Potter, Tim Briggeman, Sheriff Laney, Dan Hermann, Jesse Jahner Front Row: Heather Konschak FARGO, N.D. — Cass County Sheriff’s Office is being awarded for its role in school safety. They will receive the 2018 National Association of School Resource Officers Model Agency Award next month. Cass County placed its first…

School Resource Officers in Cass County Use Training, Technology to Protect Students

Four SRO's are employed by Cass County Sheriff's Office, but there are 18 officers at schools across the county

CASS COUNTY, ND — In wake of the recent tragedy in Parkland, Florida, school resource officers have been tasked to protect their schools. “The number one thing that is our safety asset in our schools anywhere is eliminating denial, making sure that we never take the attitude that something cannot happen here because we live in safe North Dakota,” said Deputy…

Counties Across North Dakota Step Up Enforcement to Combat Drunk Driving

Goal is to raise awareness and increase education to support the motto "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over"

FARGO, N.D. — Cass County is one of many counties across North Dakota to crack down on drunk driving this month. In a partnership with the North Dakota Department of Transportation, the county looks to raise awareness and visibility through the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. The enforcement period will last the entire month of March. Cass County Sheriff’s…

Body of Missing Pregnant Minnesota Woman Found

The Cass County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota says the body of Kara Blevins was discovered about 8:15 p.m. Saturday in the Chippewa National Forest, not far from her hometown of Akeley.

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Authorities say a 27-year-old pregnant woman missing for more than two weeks has been found dead in the woods in northern Minnesota. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says the body of Kara Blevins was discovered about 8:15 p.m. Saturday in the Chippewa National Forest, not far from her hometown of Akeley. Blevins…