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Code Red Issued for Chaffee, North Dakota Due To Individual In Crisis

People are asked to stay clear of the area

CHAFFEE, N.D. — An individual in crisis has authorities issuing a Code Red in rural Chaffee, North Dakota, about 40 minutes west of the metro. Cass County Sheriff’s Office says the individual is dealing with a mental health crisis. They ask that everyone stay clear of the area until the situation is resolved. Sheriff Jesse Jahner is on-scene and will…

Update: Code Red in Casselton has been Cleared

The incident has ended.

UPDATE: The incident has ended and an officer on scene has cleared the Code Red. KVRR will report more as information becomes available.   CASSELTON, N.D.–The Cass County Sheriff’s Office has sent out a Code Red in the area of 8th Avenue South in Casselton. Police have set up a perimeter from Langer Avenue South to 9th Avenue South and…

Suspects Caught in Rural Cass County After Theft, Pursuit in Jamestown

Two people were taken into custody without incident

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — A pursuit that spanned multiple counties and set off a Code Red alert ends with two people in custody. Around 3 a.m., Jamestown Police responded to a theft at Walmart. 22–year old Dejon Johnson and 21–year old Tiffaney Simmons, both of Detroit, fled and drove east on I–94. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office took over once the…

Barnes County Unveils New Emergency Notification System

People can get emergency alerts throughout the county via email, text, or phone call

BARNES COUNTY, N.D. — Barnes County rolled out a new emergency notification system that speeds up how people find out about situations throughout the county. “ALERT Barnes County” notifies registered users about severe weather, road closures, health crises, and police or fire emergencies. Once people sign up for the service, they can receive the alerts via email, text, or phone call….

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…

Suspect In Custody After Horace Standoff

Cass County Sheriff's Captain Jesse Jahner says the suspect has been taken into custody.

HORACE, N.D. (KFGO) – A ended peacefully in Horace, N.D. Cass County Sheriff’s Captain Jesse Jahner says the suspect has been taken into custody. Around 10:05 a.m., 51-year-old Lance Belgarde was taken into custody. Sgt. Tim Briggeman says SWAT negotiators were able to talk with Belgarde. He complied with their commands and was arrested without incident.  Jahner says around 5:15 a.m. Wednesday,…