Cass County Sheriff’s Office

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…

Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney Endorses Jahner Campaign for Sheriff

Sergeant Jesse Jahner of the Cass County Sheriff's Office Announces He Will Be Running to Become the Next Sheriff

CASS COUNTY, ND — Sergeant Jesse Jahner of Cass County Sheriff’s Office announced that he will be running for sheriff in the upcoming election. Jahner has been employed by the sheriff’s office for the past 19 years. He also is the Assistant Commander of the Red River Valley S.W.A.T., an organization he has been part of for the past 15…

Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney Announces Retirement

Sheriff Paul Laney of Cass County Sheriff's Office Will Not Seek A 4th Term

CASS COUNTY, ND — Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney has decided to retire from law enforcement and will not seek a 4th term. Laney says while it is bittersweet to retire, he feels like he has served his community the best he can. He has served his country as a United States Marine. Laney worked for years at the Fargo…

Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney Will Not Seek Reelection

Sheriff Laney has 1 year left on his term and his retirement will be effective December 31, 2018.

Cass County, ND — Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney announced he will not see reelection. Sheriff Laney has 1 year left on his term. His retirement will be effective December 31, 2018. Sheriff Laney has served 3 terms as Cass County Sheriff. Below is the letter sent to staff from Sheriff Laney:   In the email to his staff, he…

Reward: One Stolen Christmas Tree

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cass County Sheriff's Office.

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO (KFGO) – It’s been nearly a week since someone stole a prized possession from Paul Vogel. The Fargo resident is hoping someone will come forward with information that solves the theft of a huge Colorado blue spruce from his family farmstead, several miles north of Hector International Airport. He’s offering a $300 reward. Vogel…