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Man Arrested After Chase In Vehicle Stolen From Valley City

VALLEY CITY, N.D. — A Valley City man faces a number of charges after a chase in a stolen vehicle in Barnes County. 31-year-old Matthew Hough was chased around 10 p.m. after a report of a stolen Toyota Highlander in Valley City. He eventually stopped and was taken into custody by troopers and deputies. Hough faces charges including fleeing, unauthorized…

Charges Filed In Fatal Chase In Fergus Falls

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Charges are filed against a Fergus Falls man who led Otter Tail County deputies on a deadly chase through part of the city last Friday night that killed a Fergus Falls couple. 30-year-old Cody Freitag is charged with criminal vehicular homicide and fleeing. A mini-van driven by Freitag struck a car…

Ongoing Fargo drug investigation leads to significant seizure of drugs

As a result of the investigation, several people are facing state and federal charges.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department, with the help from several other agencies, served three search warrants on Tuesday as part of an ongoing drug investigation. The warrants, which were conducted at two residences and one local hotel, recovered approximately 1,400 M30 Fentanyl pills, nearly two ounces of Heroin, a few grams of Methamphetamine, a small amount of Marijuana, a Glock…

Federal Officials: “Slither Gang” Leader “Boogie” & Others Indicted

FARGO, N.D. — The leader of the Slither Gang is indicted by a federal grand jury. 26-year-old Abbot Aho, also known as Boogie, from Fergus Falls faces a number of charges including robbery, use of a firearm and aiding and abetting. Other members indicted include 21-year-old Josiah Aguilar of Dilworth, 21-year-old Jared Kaul of Fridley and 21-year-old Sarah Carlson of…

Suspect in Grafton Police shooting now faces federal drug charges

GRAFTON, N.D.–The suspect involved in the alleged attempted murder of Grafton Police Officer Lucas Campoverde is now facing federal charges for selling drugs. The North Dakota U.S. Attorney held a press conference Wednesday morning to announce the charges against 37-year-old Ruben Cruz. Cruz reportedly sold drugs in South Dakota prior to the shooting in Grafton. Officials have charged Cruz on…

Fargo Police Report Spike in Overdoses Leading to One Death

One of the calls they responded to recently resulted in a death.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department is reporting a spike in overdose calls since March 28. Police say they have responded to six overdoses in the last week and a half compared to six total calls between January 1 and March 28. One of the calls they responded to recently resulted in a death. Police say the spike in calls is…

Man Who Died Shortly After Arrest In Moorhead Identified

BCA says there were no body cameras but will be checking squad cameras as they investigate

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Ramsey County Medical Examiner identifies the man who died on Tuesday hours after his arrest in Moorhead. He is 50-year-old Jeremy Kelly of Fargo. Kelly was arrested on outstanding warrants when he complained of shortness of breath and lost consciousness. He later died at Sanford Medical Center. An autopsy is being done. Kelly was charged last month…

196 Grams of Heroin Seized in Becker County

Authorities were investigating the case for upwards of a month before the arrests were made.

BECKER COUNTY, Minn.–Three individuals have been arrested for selling large quantities of heroin in Becker and Mahnomen counties. The Minnesota State Patrol with assistance from a Becker County Sheriff K9 Unit conducted a traffic stop on January 8. During which they seized 196 grams of purported heroin, two grams of purported cocaine and $6,274. Thirty-eight-year-old David Lee Verner, 57-year-old Vincent…

Man Wanted For High Speed Chase Last Weekend Arrested In Moorhead

A person in Moorhead recognized 29-year-old Steven Foster due to media coverage

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A man involved in a high speed chase a week ago in Clay County is arrested without incident. A person in Moorhead recognized 29-year-old Steven Foster due to media coverage and called authorities. He was taken into custody at an apartment complex in the 800 block of 40th Avenue South. Foster fled a traffic stop last Saturday…

Pregnant Woman Killed, 3 Injured in Minneapolis Crash

Police say drug use and speed are possible factors in the crash.

MINNEAPOLIS–Police say a pregnant woman was killed and three others were injured when a speeding vehicle hit a minivan and several other vehicles in Minneapolis. Authorities say police and fire department personnel worked for nearly an hour to extricate the woman, who was eight months pregnant, from the minivan Thursday about 11 p.m. Police say she and her unborn child…