drugs

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…

Man Who Died In Fargo Storage Unit This Summer Likely Impaired

Jonathan Liles was apparently living in the unit when an open flame set paper on fire

FARGO, N.D. — A man who died in a storage unit fire this past summer was asleep and likely impaired by drugs or alcohol. A just released incident report says firefighters arrived at the north Fargo unit and were only able to raise the door about a foot. They moved several bikes inside and found the body of 58-year-old Jonathan…

Judge: Minnesota Drug Seizure was Illegal; Charges Dismissed

The judge ruled that the Trooper lacked reasonable grounds to expand the traffic stop into a search of the vehicle.

MINNEAPOLIS–A judge says the police seizure of more than $4 million in marijuana and other contraband from two Montana men who were driving through Minnesota was illegal. District Judge Timothy Churchwell on Tuesday dismissed charges of controlled substance sales filed against 31-year-old Michael Desroches, of Missoula, Montana, and 24-year-old Alexander Gordon, of Helena, Montana. They were pulled over last March…

Five Arrested After Robbery at Moorhead Apartment

The suspects robbed the apartment with intent to steal controlled substances.

1/5 Tavian Streed Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Audra Bar Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Mason Reed Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Pierre Hall Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Ethan Erickson Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn.–Five people were arrested after a forced entry robbery in Moorhead on Sunday. The Moorhead Police Department received a report of people forcing their…