Clay County Sheriff’s Office

Moorhead Man Arrested for DWI after Fleeing Police on Highway 10

39-year-old Seferino Villarreal Jr. was arrested for felony fleeing a police officer and 3rd degree DWI.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Clay County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man for reckless driving and DWI on Thursday morning. The Red River Regional Dispatch Center received reports of a reckless driver traveling eastbound on 90th Avenue North near 70th Street at 3:18 a.m. The driver was said to be swerving and almost driving into the ditch. A Clay County deputy located the…

Man Jailed After Robbery Report in Moorhead

The Clay County Attorneys Office will decide on charges. 

MOORHEAD, Minn.- A Fargo man is in the Clay County Jail after a robbery in south Moorhead Monday night. Police say 21–year–old Penja Lawuya met the victim on social media and discussed selling an electronic device. He then allegedly entered the victim’s car and displayed a handgun and took the device. Lawuya faces aggravated robbery charges. Shortly before 9 p.m….

Masked Man Leads Authorities on High Speed Chase

Shane Feuillerat is currently in the Clay County Jail for felony fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle.

Glyndon, M.N.–A masked man led Clay County Authorities on a high speed chase early Thursday morning in rural Glyndon. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office received reports of a strange man wearing a half skull mask and goggles who appeared to be watching people. A deputy attempted to contact the man, but he fled in the vehicle and refused to stop…

Moorhead Police Find Body in River at Johnson Park

they are working to ID the person and notify his or her family

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police have found a body in the river at Johnson Park. Police say someone told them they thought they saw a person floating in the water just after 4:00 this afternoon. When officers got to the boat launch area, they turned their water rescue into a recovery effort. Authorities are working to ID the body…

Drug Bust Puts 2 Adults In Jail and 3 Children In Protective Custody

Officers found both methamphetamine and cocaine inside the apartment that were clearly packaged for sales.

MOORHEAD, MN — A narcotics search warrant was conducted this week that lead to charges for two adults and protective placement of three children, including one that required hospitalization. On Tuesday, June 25, 2019, a narcotics search warrant was executed at 1119 19th Street S, Moorhead. The warrant was conducted by members of the Lakes to River Drug & Violent…

UPDATE: Victims In North Moorhead Rollover Identified

A pick-up with three people inside crashed early Friday morning

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — We have an update to a fatal crash from Friday morning. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office says 49-year-old Robert Churchman was driving a pick-up in the 33-hundred block of 28th Avenue when it crashed just before seven. He and 30-year-old Crystal Mendoza of Fargo both sustained injuries. Authorities say 52-year-old Timothy Herold of Fargo passed away…

One Fatality After Morning Rollover Crash in Moorhead

Crews responded to the scene around 7 this morning

MOORHEAD, MN– One of the victims from the motor vehicle crash on 28th Avenue near 34th Street passed away from injuries sustained in the crash. Three people are seriously injured after a single-vehicle rollover crash in the 3300 block of 28th Avenue North in Moorhead. Crews from Clay County, Moorhead, Dilworth, F-M Ambulance and Minnesota State Patrol responded to the…

A True Gift of Service: Clay County Says Goodbye to Don Vogel

He worked as a Maintanence Supervisor for the City of Dilworth and a part-time sheriff's deputy with the Clay County Sheriff's Office

DILWORTH, Minn. — 64-year-old Don Vogel was a true gift of service. “This was his farm, his land. He’d be out on it every day looking around checking things out, making sure things were doing what they were supposed to,” said Jodi Wedll, Vogel’s niece. It’s the attitude he adopted after growing up in a Minnesota farming community. But that also…

UPDATE: Moorhead Standoff Ends Peacefully

The neighborhood will be opened up very soon for residents to return home.

MOORHEAD, MN — The situation in the 1400 block of 5 St S has ended peacefully and the suspect Blake Fitzgerald, a 35-year-old Moorhead resident, is in custody on domestic assault related charges. No one was injured in this incident. The neighborhood will be opened up very soon for residents to return home. UPDATE: A man Moorhead police believe has a gun…

Former Sheriff Bergquist Honored as Hometown Hero by American Heroes Outdoors & Scheels

The Retired Clay County Sheriff Received the honor for his 38 years of service

Fargo, N.D. – Bill Bergquist has been a a local hero in the Moorhead community since joining the police force back in 1988. On Tuesday, he was recognized appropriately by American Heroes Outdoors and Scheels as part of their Hometown Heroes special. “Within each episode of American Heroes Outdoors, we have a segment called hometown heroes,” said producer Wesley Gall….