Cass County Sheriff’s Office

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…

The Future Takes Flight: Historical Drone Flight Glides over NDSU Tailgaters

North Dakota was one of ten sites nationwide to test out the new drones

FARGO, N.D. — A historical milestone in drone aviation was gliding through the skies right over the heads of tailgaters prior to NDSU’s victory over South Dakota State. North Dakota’s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Pilot Program completed its first public mission by flying several drones over the NDSU tailgaters. “The fact that Fargo is a cooperative city as someone who could…

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…