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One Person Taken Into Custody After Alleged Assault Along I-94

The vehicle was impounded at the sheriff's office

CLAY CO., Minn. — Clay County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of an assault that occurred in a vehicle on I-94. One person was taken into custody and is being held at the Clay County Correctional Center. The vehicle was impounded at the sheriff’s office. The agency is releasing very limited details about the incident while deputies investigate. Categories:…

Three Arrested In Area Drug Bust

FARGO, ND — On Wednesday, August 7, 2019, a narcotics investigation concluded with several arrests.  The investigation was conducted by members of the Lakes to River Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force and the Fargo Narcotics Unit. The Lakes to Rivers Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force includes members of the Moorhead Police Department, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, the…

Clay County Deputy Injured, Squad Cars Rammed In Pursuit With Burglary Suspect

Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says the suspect fled in a stolen vehicle after he was located in Fargo.

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, MINN. (KFGO) – A burglary suspect is in custody following an early Monday morning high speed chase after ramming squad cars and injuring an officer. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says the suspect fled in a stolen vehicle after he was located in Fargo, sped into Moorhead and continued into Dilworth on Highway 10…

Serious Injuries After Sugar Beet Trucks Collide In Felton

Clay County Sheriff's Lt. Mark Empting says the collision happened around 6:30 a.m. Friday at the intersection on County Road 34.

CLAY COUNTY, N.D. (KFGO) – Two people were seriously injured in the crash of two sugar beet trucks west of Felton. Clay County Sheriff’s Lt. Mark Empting says the collision happened around 6:30 a.m. Friday at the intersection on County Road 34. One of the drivers was airlifted to a Fargo hospital. The other was taken by ambulance. One truck…

D-G-F Schools Reviewing Fire Drill Policy

In a joint statement from the school district, Dilworth Police and the Clay County Sheriff, they described what happened during a fire drill.

DILWORTH, MN — Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Public Schools have made changes to their fire drill policy after an incident on Monday, October 1, 2018. In a joint statement from the school district, Dilworth Police and the Clay County Sheriff, they described what happened during a fire drill. At the completion of the drill, students and staff reported a neighbor of the school…

Positive Identification Of Victim In Hitterdal Death

Two people have been charged in Clay County with aiding and abetting murder.

CLAY COUNTY, MN — Remains found on a Hitterdal farm have been positively identified as Troy Edmond Yarbrough. The 41 year old Wahpeton was reported missing last month. Two people have been charged in Clay County with aiding and abetting murder. Authorities arrested 39-year-old Jason Jensen and 35-year-old Kayla Westcott last week in connection with the disappearance of 41-year-old Troy Yarbrough…

Clay County Asking For Help Finding Missing Man

Richard Allen Hanson, 49, is a member of the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School Board. He was last heard from Friday, April 6.

CLAY COUNTY, MN — The Clay County Sheriff is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing man. Richard Allen Hanson, 49, was last heard from Friday, April 6. Hanson is listed as a member of the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School Board. The Sheriff says they are not aware of any suspicious circumstances surround Hanson’s disappearance. However his family is concerned…

Clay County Sheriff Will Not Seek Re-election

Bergquist’s law enforcement career has spanned 40 years.

MOORHEAD, MN (KFGO) – Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist says his law enforcement career is coming to an end. In an email to his staff, Bergquist said he will not seek another term. Bergquist said “it’s time to think about a slower pace of life and spending more time with my grandchildren, family, and friends. Bergquist’s law enforcement career has…