CHASE

Grand Forks Chase Ends With Damaged Cop Car And Four Arrests

Houston Crippen of Arvilla was arrested on several charges including reckless driving and refusing to stop

Houston Crippen and Dusty KirkebyGRAND FORKS, N.D. — Four people were arrested after a chase in Grand Forks in which a police car was hit. Authorities say officers tried to stop a SUV that was driving with no headlights about 12:30 a.m. It eventually went over a curb, tried to back up and struck an officer’s car. All four fled…

Search Continues For Couple Who Abandoned Stolen Pickup During Chase

Authorities are searching for Ryan Schaf and Kayla Ramsrud

WALSH COUNTY, N.D. — People in northeastern North Dakota are being told to be on the lookout for two suspects who ran from a chase. Walsh County Sheriff’s Office released snapshots of Ryan Schaf and Kayla Ramsrud. They say the couple was spotted Monday afternoon in a pickup that was stolen Sunday in Nash, near Grafton. The pursuit ended southwest…

New Information on Amber Simonson’s Abduction: How Police Caught Her Alleged Kidnapper

The Otter Tail Sheriff confirmed 39 year old Anthony Randklev of Pelican Rapids entered Amber Simonson's house armed from a unlocked basement door around 2 pm Sunday

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — New information about the Fergus Falls woman abducted from her home shows the man police say took her led officer on a chase before his arrest. The Otter Tail Sheriff confirmed 39-year-old Anthony Randklev of Pelican Rapids entered Amber Simonson’s house armed from a unlocked basement door around 2 pm Sunday. Authorities say he forcibly took…

Chase Suspect Identified, Fergus Falls Police Believe He Is In Fargo

Police are looking for 34-year-old Kristopher Wilkins of Fargo

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Police in Fergus Falls have identified the suspect of a car chase down Lincoln Avenue on Saturday that resulted in a Code Red telling people to shelter in place. Police are looking for 34-year-old Kristopher Wilkins of Fargo. They say Wilkins got a ride early this morning from Fergus Falls into Fargo. They are working with…

Report Of Man Sleeping In His Vehicle Turns Into A Chase And Arrest

The Minot Man Was Spotted In Polk County Early Monday Morning

POLK COUNTY, Minn. — A report of a man sleeping in his vehicle sets off a chase in Polk County. Deputies say 24-year-old Brady Werre of Minot had just woken up and drove off as deputies attempted to stop him. It happened early Monday at the intersection of Polk County 46 and Highway 2. The pursuit ended near Mentor after…

Enderlin Man Arrested for DUI After Leading Police on Car Chase

Hit a top speed of 106 MPH

FARGO, N.D. — After leading police on a chase, an Enderlin man has been arrested for a DUI. Around 1:50 Saturday afternoon, a trooper tried to stop the speeding car on Highway 18, near Casselton. Instead, 21 year old Joshua Wolters accelerated to 106 miles per hour. Troopers tried to stop him with fire deflated twice but both times were…

Man Takes Stolen Semi On Wild Police Chase

He Wore A Blue Face Mask And Hat During Pursuit

WINONA, Minn. — A Winona, Minnesota man is accused of leading police on a chase in a stolen semi. A criminal complaint says Michael Kronebusch rammed a squad car twice during the 50 mile pursuit through seven communities. Authorities say the 42-year-old semi driver was wearing a blue face mask and hat during the chase which reached speeds of nearly…

Driver Jumps Into Chase Setting Off A Second Pursuit

One Man Faces Charges of Escape and Fleeing An Officer

Irvin Peltier, Sr. 1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn. — Two people were arrested following simultaneous pursuits that ended in Moorhead Tuesday afternoon. During a traffic stop south of Glyndon, the driver took off, starting a chase that led into Moorhead. During the pursuit, another a driver interfered with the chase, swerving across lanes…

Officers Cleared In Fatal Chase And Shooting

BCI Found Officers Were Justified In Killing Michael Schieffer

STUTSMAN COUNTY, N.D. — Three officers involved in a chase and fatal shooting last month near Medina have been cleared. No charges will be filed against Jamestown Police Officer Logan Hord and Stutsman County Sheriff’s Deputies Daniel White and Casey Yunck. The BCI found that the officers were justified in using deadly force. 27-year-old Michael Schieffer fired at the officers…

Chase Started For Man Wanted For Questioning In Domestic Violence Case

Officers Used A PIT Maneuver To Stop Dana Decoteau

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police in Grand Forks used a PIT maneuver to stop a man wanted in a domestic violence investigation. Officers were searching for 51-year-old Dana Decoteau for questioning last night when he was spotted by campus police. Decoteau refused to stop and headed west on Gateway Drive where police used a PIT maneuver and forced his vehicle…