Cody Holte

Pendleton guilty of killing his mother and Grand Forks police officer

Screenshot 2021-07-14 160445 HOLTE GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – Salamah Pendleton is convicted of killing his mother Lola Moore and Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte. He was also found guilty of the attempted murder of Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Sergeant Kelly McLean and Corporal Ron Nord. “Count one as for the charge of murder, extreme indifference to the value…

Pendleton testifies: ‘No intention’ of killing anyone

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – A man charged in the shooting deaths of his mother and Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte testified during his trial Monday in Grand Forks. Salamah Pendleton told jurors that he fired about 22 shots in self-defense after officers entered his apartment and ordered him to come out of his bedroom. Pendleton said that he…

Autopsy doctor testifies at Pendleton murder trial

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR/KNOX) – Testimony continued Friday in the murder trial of Salamah Pendleton, who’s charged in the shooting deaths of Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte and Pendleton’s mother, Lola Moore. Jurors heard from the doctor who performed autopsies on the victims.  Dr. Mark Koponen, a UND forensic pathology professor, said Holte received bullet wounds in his chest…

North Dakota BCI agents testify in Pendleton trial

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – Testimony continues in day six of the Salamah Pendleton trial. The jury heard from two North Dakota BCI agents who investigated the scene of last year’s shooting that left Grand Forks officer Cody Holte and Pendleton’s mother dead. Photos shown during Wednesday’s testimonies show how Pendleton’s apartment was marked by investigators who returned to the…

Opening statements delivered, witness testimony begins in Pendleton trial

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – Opening statements are given and witness testimony begins in the trial of the man accused of killing his mother and Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte. In the prosecution’s opening arguments, prosecutor Carmell Mattison emphasized the state’s reliance on photos and videos as evidence in the trial of 42-year-old Salamah Pendleton. That was made clear…

Jury selection begins in trial of man accused of killing Grand Forks officer Cody Holte

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – Jury selection is underway in the trial of the man accused of killing Grand Forks Police officer Cody Holte last year. Forty-two-year-old Salamah Pendleton is accused of shooting and killing Holte at an apartment in Grand Forks last May while authorities were serving an eviction notice. Pendleton is also accused of shooting and killing his…

Revamped service truck honors fallen officers

The truck is decorated with the names of fallen Grand Forks officer Cody Holte and Fargo officer Jason Moszer

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Every year a local company transforms one of its work vehicles for a good cause. Kost Materials is honoring its work service truck to two North Dakota police officers who died in the line of duty. The truck is decorated with the names of fallen Grand Forks officer Cody Holte who was killed last year while…

Minnesota Twins Honor Grand Forks Officer Cody Holte

It's Armed Forces Appreciation Day at Target Field

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — It’s the 17th annual Armed Forces Appreciation Day at Target Field. The Twins honoring Grand Forks fallen officer Cody Holte at their game against Detroit. A short video played to show Holte’s love of baseball and the military. Holte served with the North Dakota Army National Guard. The baseball team also gave his family a custom…

Grand Forks Honors Officers At 10-78 5K and Community Day

Police code 10-78 means an officer needs assistance.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — “In this run take some time to reflect why we are here, reflect respect for the people that are here and think of Cody because I do everyday,” Grand Forks Police Chief Mark Nelson said. Police code 10 78 means an officer needs assistance. Grand Forks County Sheriff Andrew Schnider says the public has been out…