CHASE

Grand Forks Man Charged After Fleeing Police with 4-Month-Old Baby

Police say he ran from his vehicle and was caught a short time later

GRAND FORKS, ND — A Grand Forks man is charged with child endangerment after he leads authorities on a multi-county chase with a four-month-old baby in his vehicle. Cody Norman, 21, is also charged with fleeing, driving under suspension and for outstanding warrants. Authorities said Norman was being chased by Walsh County deputies and later Grand Forks Police officers once…

Hit and Run Turns into Police Chase in Grand Forks

A man faces several charges after driving away from a hit and run

GRAND FORKS, ND — A hit and run in Grand Forks leads to a pursuit with police. Grand Forks police attempted to stop Joshua Thompson, 30, on the 1100 block of South 42nd Street. When he didn’t stop, police said he led them on a pursuit through town, onto I-29 and eventually onto a gravel road near the Thompson exit….

Monticello Woman Arrested After Police Chase

A deputy tried to stop Olson around 9 o'clock last night but she took off at speeds up to 115 miles per hour

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A chase that started in Wilkin County ended near Titan Machinery in Moorhead. The driver, 37-year-old Jessica Olson of Monticello, was arrested. A deputy tried to stop Olson around 9 o’clock last night but she took off at speeds up to 115 miles per hour. The chase included officers from Barnesville, Moorhead, Clay and Wilkin counties along…

Man Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Car, Fleeing Police, Taking Cab to Fargo Hotel

They say they found his car abandoned in a nearby parking lot and brought in K9 units to help track him down

  FARGO, ND — One man is in custody after police say he led authorities on a 90-mile-per hour chase, jumped into a cab and hid out in local hotel. Nils Njus, 52,¬†is facing multiple drug and traffic and charges, including driving a stolen vehicle and felony fleeing. Police say they attempted to pull Njus over on I-94 before he…

Man Arrested After High Speed Chase in Grand Forks

When his vehicle became disabled, officers were able to arrest him

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A man is arrested after a second high-speed chase in 24 hours in Grand Forks. Around 3:30 this morning, Derek Fuglem led officers on a chase through the city and into the county. When his vehicle became disabled, officers were able to arrest him. Fuglem is being held on numerous charges including burglary and theft…

Suspect In Stolen Vehicle Eludes Officers

Chase Involved Maroon Toyota Camry

Police in Grand Forks along with the Highway Patrol spent part of the afternoon trying to stop the driver of a stolen car. An officer spotted the maroon Toyota Camry around 3:30 Sunday afternoon on Fenton Avenue and the chase began. They wound through East Grand Forks, downtown Grand Forks and past County Road 5. The driver was able to…

Three Storm Chasers Killed in Crash While Chasing Texas Tornado

In an interview given just weeks before his death, Williamson said the biggest danger when storm chasing isn't the actual twister

  DICKENS COUNTY, TX — Three storm chasers are dead after colliding at an intersection while chasing a tornado in Dickens County, Texas. Police say Kelley Williamson, 57, and Randall Yarnall, 55, two storm chasers who were contractors with the Weather Channel, and 25-year-old chaser Corbin Jaeger all died at the scene. They say Williamson, who was driving a Surburban…

Four County Chase Ends In Arrest

The suspect was caught in Detroit Lakes, after ditching his pickup, which was stolen last week in north Fargo.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KFGO) – A man is in custody after leading authorities on a high speed pursuit that started in Moorhead, crossed through four Minnesota counties, involved¬†10 law enforcement agencies and left three squad cars damaged. The suspect was caught in Detroit Lakes, after ditching his pickup, which was stolen last week in north Fargo. He’s identified as 26-year…

No Charges for Deputy Involved in Fatal Shooting of Evansville Man

Authorities say Holmgren led them on a 50 mile chase across three counties before running from his vehicle and pointing a gun at them

  TRAVERSE COUNTY, Minn. — Traverse County prosecutors say they will not file charges against a sheriff’s deputy who fatally shot an Evansville man in October of 2016. Prosecutors say the case against a deputy who killed 37-year-old Jay Holmgren doesn’t have enough evidence to support handing it to the grand jury. Authorities say Holmgren led them on a 50…

Perham Man Arrested for Burglary, Following Teen

Jason Maloney is accused of burglarizing a house and exposing himself to a teen girl whom he followed to Target

  DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — A 40-year-old Perham man is suspected of burglarizing a house in Nelson and later exposing himself outside of Target in Alexandria. Officers arrested Jason Maloney after a chase Tuesday night. They say Maloney followed the teen girl who reported him at Target and she gave authorities his license plate number. It matched one given earlier…