DUI

Fargo Police squad car hit during traffic stop

There were no injuries

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — No one was injured after a woman struck a Fargo Police car that was handling a traffic stop Saturday morning. The stop was made around 1:30 in the 3800 block of 13th Avenue south. The officer had just concluded the stop and told the driver they were free to leave. Before either the stopped motorist or…

Driver crashes into Fargo home overnight

FARGO, ND – No one was injured when a pickup truck struck a Fargo home early Sunday morning. According to Fargo Police, they were called to the home at 3500 Woodbury Park Drive around 2:15. Officers found a pickup that struck a home causing significant damage to both the home and pickup. The driver was identified as 25-year-old Leighton Wellentin…

Ogema Man Arrested In Fargo For Drunk Driving After Hitting Fence in Moorhead

FARGO, N.D. — An Ogema, Minnesota man is arrested for drunk driving after fleeing police and crashing into a fence near the soccer complex in Moorhead. Police responded to a report of an impaired driver Sunday afternoon near Azool Hornbacher’s. They say 28-year-old Derek Berg fled in his vehicle, hitting the fence and eventually getting onto I-94 into Fargo. His…

Woman fleeing police gets stuck in cemetery, arrested for DUI

Fargo Police says the driver had a BAC of .157, which is almost twice the legal limit

FARGO, N.D. — A woman driving the wrong way near 12th Avenue North and University got stuck in a cemetery Saturday morning. Fargo Police officers tried to stop 33-year-old Melissa Rasmussen of Thompson, North Dakota at around 4:30 a.m. but she did not stop immediately. That’s when she got stuck in the Holy Cross Cemetery near the airport. Rasmussen was…

Three drivers arrested during Stutsman County sobriety checkpoint

STUTSMAN COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Highway Patrol arrested three people during a sobriety checkpoint in Stutsman County over the weekend. The patrol began on Friday, September 25 and lead to the arrest of one driver for DUI. The patrol continued through Sunday morning and lead to the arrest of two more people. One was arrested for impaired driving and the…

Single vehicle rollover crash in Kindred leads to DUI charges

KINDRED, N.D.–Two people were injured after their vehicle rolled in rural Kindred Wednesday night. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 52-year-old Scott Heath was driving eastbound on 52nd Street SE at approximately 7 p.m. when he lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle rolled into the north ditch and came to rest upright in a sugar beet field. Both Heath…