crime

Moorhead Police help save man locked underneath bridge

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Officers in Moorhead were on alert Monday morning after they say a man locked himself underneath a bridge armed with a knife and ready to jump. Police say this all went down around 9:30 between 21st and 14th Streets on Center Avenue. That’s right by Moorhead High School. Officers say the man said he was suicidal. They…

Fargo-Moorhead Police Chiefs Address Crime and Safety Concerns Directly

All three cities say property crimes and drug-related issues are prevalent

MOORHEAD, MN– Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo police chiefs are speaking directly to people about the community’s crime and safety situation. The three chiefs spoke at Tuesday morning’s Eggs and Issues event hosted by The Chamber. All three cities see property crimes and drug-related issues as prevalent. Addiction-driven behavior and mental health are also major areas of concern. “When there…

Fargo Police Chief David Todd: Addiction Driving Increase In Crime

Todd Presented 2018 Crime States to Fargo City Commission

FARGO, ND — Addiction is driving an increase in crime in Fargo. Police Chief David Todd presented the crime report for 2018 to the Fargo City Commission. The report was done in February but was just made public due to scheduling issues and flood fighting efforts. Fargo saw a 3% increase in crime last year, most of it related to burglaries…

Grand Forks County Emergency Calls, DUIs & Drug Offenses Increased in 2018

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Office releases its crime statistics for 2018 showing an increase in DUIs and drug offenses. There were 19,241 calls for service which are 1,683 more than 2017. There were also 221 more incident reports over the same timeframe. The county also served 215 more warrants over 2017. 117 DUI citations were…

NDSU Police Warns Campus of Burglary in South Weible Residence Hall

One person's wallet was stolen

FARGO, N.D. — The NDSU Police Department is warning the campus after a burglary happened in South Weible Residence Hall Thursday evening. Around 6:30, police say someone went into a room with no one inside. When the student living there returned to their room, they noticed their wallet was missing. “I was scared just because it was at 6:30, it wasn’t…

Savanna Greywind One Year Later: Looking Back on the Tragedy that Changed the Community

One year later, we look back on the ups and downs and shed light on missing and murdered indigenous women.

FARGO, N.D. — One year ago, the Fargo Police department asked for your help in finding missing 22 year old Savanna Greywind. One year later, we look back on the tragedy that many say changed the community and shed light on missing and murdered indigenous women. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen takes us through the ups and downs, the searches and the…

String of Break-ins Hits Fargo Businesses

It is unclear if the cases are related

FARGO, N.D. — A string of break–ins across Fargo in the early morning leaves several places with damaged property. Fargo Police say the first case was a broken window at Happy Harry’s Bottle Shop. Around 4:30 a.m., police responded to Used–A–Bit Sales and Pawn on Main Avenue for a glass break alarm. “They chucked a few rocks through our front door,…

Suspect Still on the Loose after Stabbing Fargo Resident with Pair of Scissors

The incident occurred on the 200 block of 6th Avenue North near downtown Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Around 2:30 Wednesday morning, a Fargo resident pulled up near his house on the 200 block of 6th Avenue North when a stranger knocked on his car door demanding a ride home. “My buddy attempted to defuse the situation by just simply turning his back and attempting to go in the home as the man or whomever it…

No Indication of A Crime In Missing Pregnant Woman’s Death

Body of Kara Blevins Found Saturday In Chippewa National Forest

CASS CO., Minn. — Authorities doubt that foul play was a factor in the death of a pregnant woman who was missing for more than two weeks. The body of 27-year-old Kara Blevins was found Saturday not far from her hometown of Akeley, Minnesota. The county sheriff says there was “no indication at the scene of any crime.” Preliminary autopsy…

Richland County Authorities Investigating Possible School Harassment in Colfax

Law enforcement was called in to determine if a crime was committed

COLFAX, N.D. — Authorities have stepped in to investigate a case of harassment, bullying or hazing at the high school in Colfax, North Dakota. The Richland County Sheriff’s Office is following up with a report filed at Richland 44 High School. Superintendent Tim Godfrey says he was notified late last week of the problem. Law enforcement was called in to…