Clay County Sheriff’s Office

Woman Arrested after Fleeing Police in Stolen Tractor

HAWLEY, Minn.–A woman has been arrested after she stole a tractor and drove through multiple fields in an attempt to flee police on Thursday. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a stolen John Deere 4320 tractor with a trailer attached at in the area of 100th Avenue and 250th Street South at approximately 3:40 a.m. When Deputies…

Barnesville Couple’s Foster Care License Suspended after Child Death

The suspension went into effect on April 25.

BARNESVILLE, N.D.–A Barnesville couple’s foster care license has been suspended after a child in their care was hospitalized with serious injuries and later died. Kyle and Kellie Anderson provided child foster care at 1001 9th Street Southeast in Barnesville. On April 23, Kellie Anderson was taken into custody by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office after one of her foster children…

Child Death Investigation Leads to Barnesville Woman’s Arrest

The investigation is still ongoing.

BARNESVILLE, Minn.–A Barnesville woman has been arrested after a child died at Sanford Hospital in Fargo. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office and Barnesville Police Department were called to the hospital for reports of felony neglect on Thursday. Shortly after officers opened an investigation, the child passed away. Thirty-five-year-old Kellie Anderson was taken into custody and charged with felony neglect. Police…

Two Additional Arrests Made in Avery Homicide Investigation

The investigation is ongoing.

Andrea payneMOORHEAD, Minn.–The Moorhead Police Department says two more people have been arrested in connection with the murder of Dystynee Avery. Twenty-two-year-old David Erno and 26-year-old Andrea Payne both of Moorhead were arrested Tuesday evening on accessory to murder charges. The investigation is ongoing and no more information is being released at this time. Moorhead Police are working with the…

Clay County Sheriff’s Office to Deliver Grocery and Pharmacy Items to Rural Residents

Deputies can make deliveries Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

CLAY COUNTY, Minn.–The Clay County Sheriff’s Office is offering to deliver groceries and prescriptions to rural community members who may be vulnerable to COVID-19. The partnership will service anyone over the age of 60 or anyone with an underlying health condition who lives in rural Clay County. Deputies will be able to provide deliveries Monday through Friday from 8 a.m….

Man Accused of Assault Arrested after Fleeing Police in Sabin

The woman was questioned and transported to a safe location.

SABIN, Minn.–A Moorhead man was arrested Friday morning after being identified as a suspect in an assault and fleeing from police in Sabin. Clay County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 6000 block of 70th Street South at approximately 2:15 a.m. for reports of a suspicious woman walking along the road. When officers arrived, they learned the woman had recently…

Fargo Woman Arrested after Early Morning Police Pursuit

Two passengers in the vehicle were released at the scene.

FARGO, N.D.–A woman was arrested Thursday after fleeing from police during an early morning pursuit. A Clay County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop a vehicle for a registration violation on 8th Street in Moorhead at approximately 1:30 a.m. when the driver fled southbound to I-94. The driver entered I-94 westbound where another deputy was able to successfully deploy stop sticks…

Suspect Leads Authorities on High Speed Chase Through two Counties

The Clay County Sheriff's Department has not released the driver's identity yet.

BARNESVILLE, Minn.–Two police departments and two sheriff’s offices were involved in a high speed chase on Friday. At approximately 1:12 p.m. the Clay County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a vehicle pursuit happening on I-94 from Ottertail County. The Fergus Falls Police Department and Ottertail County Sheriff’s Office were pursuing the vehicle that was stolen from a possible carjacking. The…

Clay County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Patrol K9

Goose will be partnered with Deputy Sam Grandbois.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn.–K9 Goose is the newest member of the Clay County Sheriff’s Office. Goose was picked up on Monday and will be partnered with Deputy Sam Grandbois. Their patrol certification training will begin in March. Deputy Grandbois and Goose are expected to be working the streets by this summer. Clay…