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Fargo Police Department swears in two new officers

"Today is an important day for these new officers as they begin a challenging but rewarding career as guardians of our Fargo community."

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police Department welcomes new officers to its law enforcement team. Officer Alex Torp is from New Prague, Minnesota, a graduate from University of North Dakota and a Lieutenant in the North Dakota Army National Guard. Officer Matthew Wolbersen comes from Alexandria, Minnesota and is a recent graduate from North Dakota State University. “Today is an important…

South Fargo woman concerned after people go through her mailbox

She wants people to be more aware of their mail after a surveillance camera caught two people snooping through mailboxes. 

FARGO, N.D. – A woman in South Fargo wants people to be more aware of their mail after a surveillance camera caught two people snooping through mailboxes. On Monday morning, Kim Rensch went out to walk her dog when she stumbled upon some unknown footprints in front of her mailbox. “And then taking off in the direction towards my neighbors…

Fargo domestic assault victim has life-threatening injuries

Cody PlumleeFARGO (KVRR) – Fargo police say the victim of a domestic assault was taken to a hospital Monday night with life-threatening injuries. Police were called to 702 26 St. N. at 10:47 p.m.  When they arrived, the victim was unconscious. Twenty-seven-year-old Cody Plumlee was arrested for aggravated domestic assault, burglary, fleeing in a vehicle, and theft of a motor…

Man accused of using vehicle to hit another man

Benny RodriguezFARGO (KVRR) – Fargo police say a man intentionally ran into another man with his vehicle this morning. The incident happened in the 2500 block of 15th Street South just after 4:15 a.m. Police say 36-year-old Benny Rodriguez of Moorhead hit a man on purpose, causing minor injuries. First responders treated and released the victim on scene. Police arrested…

Rick and Morty holiday art stolen from Fargo yard

FARGO, N.D. – A vandal decides to ruin an artist’s fun neighborhood holiday display. Christina Johnson’s Rick and Morty Christmas themed display had one of its characters stolen from her yard in the 900 block of 10th Street North. Around 11:30 Sunday night, her surveillance camera caught a young man stealing Morty and causing damage to other parts of the…

Moorhead Police investigate gunshot reports in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Police are investigating gunshots heard at Romkey Park in Moorhead Friday night. Officers found and detained someone they believe was involved in the incident. Several people pointed officers to an apartment building at the 1100 block of 18 1/2 Street South. A third story apartment had what appeared to be gunshots through a large window. Police believe…

Teenage boy arrested after crash involving stolen vehicle

FARGO (KVRR) – A 15 year-old boy is in custody following a crash that caused extensive damage to a bar in Horace, N.D. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says the boy was arrested after deputies responded to a crash at Big Erv’s Bar & Grill. Through investigation, Cass County authorities learned the vehicle was reported stolen out of Moorhead and…

Jury finds Fargo man guilty of killing his father

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – A Cass County jury has found a Fargo man guilty in the shooting death of his father more than two years ago. When he is sentenced, 37-year-old Christopher Riley faces life in prison for the murder of his father, 60-year-old Kevin Riley Sr. Christopher Riley claimed that his father had shot himself at a south Fargo apartment…

Woman Says Cat Call Led To Assault That Killed Her Boyfriend

33-Year-Old Richard Stephen Died Thursday After Assault

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead woman says a fatal attack outside her apartment building started over a cat call. She talked to KVRR’s Adam Ladwig. She tells him she doesn’t know how she’ll cope with the fact that the man she loves is gone. Jessica Meier says, “It feels like a nightmare because I cannot believe he’s not with me…