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Man with 8 active arrest warrants arrested in Douglas County

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (KVRR) — A 49-year-old Inver Grove Heights man who had eight active arrest warrants was brought into the Douglas County Jail Saturday morning. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says Don Johnson was arrested after running from police several times and stealing multiple vehicles. The first pursuit by Alexandria Police officers began Thursday night when the Douglas County Sheriff’s…

FPD: Early morning crash in Fargo caused by a driver fleeing from police

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – South University Drive from 3rd Avenue to 6th Avenue South was temporarily closed Saturday morning after a two-vehicle crash.Fargo Police say an officer tried to stop a silver Jeep in the 1100 block of 2nd Avenue North at 2:22 a.m. Authorities…

Moorhead Police investigate shooting

1100 Block 19th Street South, Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) –Moorhead police are investigating a shooting that occurred yesterday evening in a Moorhead neighborhood. At 10:30 on Wednesday evening officials from the Moorhead Police department responded to the Romkey Park neighborhood on the 1100 block of 19th Street South for reports of shots fired. “I woke up and saw the cops outside the door and window and…

Man arrested in connection with Becker County hit-and-run

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. (KVRR) — Police have arrested a man in connection with a hit-and-run in Becker County that left two people hospitalized Thursday, August 12. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office says 45-year-old Justin Richey of Waubun, Minnesota is in custody pending formal charges. The Becker County Jail lists criminal vehicular operation, possessing drugs, and driving after cancellation inimical to…

Fargo sees significant rise in burglaries, police dept. undergoing reorganization

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – The annual city crime report shows Fargo had a significant increase in burglaries but most other crime categories remained stable. Police Chief Dave Zibolski presented the 2020 information and also included a mid-year update to city commissioners. Burglaries increased from 796 in 2019 to 1,015 last year. 340 burglaries were reported through this April. Murders were up…

Suspect wanted in several Fargo robberies over multiple days is arrested

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A man wanted for multiple robberies across Fargo has been arrested after allegedly robbing yet another business Thursday afternoon. Twenty-one-year-old Hunter Havisto was arrested at around 3:30 p.m. at an apartment at 2121 9th Avenue South. “It is the suspect, Hunter Havisto, that we’ve been looking for. Turns out it was him,” said Fargo Police Sgt….

FBI probing extremist activities in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

NUMBER OF CASES REMAINS STABLE, BUT ISSUE IS A TOP CONCERN

FARGO (KVRR) – The head of the FBI’s Minneapolis Field Office says federal authorities are investigating “a number of cases” involving domestic extremist activities in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota. Michael Paul is the Special Agent in Charge of the FBI in Minneapolis, which oversees the Dakotas and Minnesota.  In an interview with KVRR-TV, Paul said extremist-related activities are…

Wrigley discusses death penalty moratorium, national security issues before departure

FARGO (KVRR) – The only person nominated twice as North Dakota’s chief federal prosecutor has officially stepped down. Wrigley’s highest profile case was the 2006 prosecution of Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., who remains on death row for the murder of Dru Sjodin. Wrigley was asked about President Biden’s plans to possibly place a moratorium on federal executions. “I start off from…