DUI

Teen Hits 120 MPH While Fleeing Highway Patrol, Arrested For DUI

A trooper tried to stop 18-year-old Zander Johnson around 1:30 Saturday morning

VALLEY CITY, N.D. — A Valley City teen is arrested for drunken driving after fleeing the North Dakota Highway Patrol. A trooper tried to stop 18-year-old Zander Johnson around 1:30 Saturday morning for an equipment violation, about 9 miles south of Valley City. Johnson took off on Highway 1 at speeds hitting 120 miles per hour. He slowed and pulled…

North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Pleads Guilty To DUI

Kirsten Baesler says she plans to seek treatment

BISMARCK, N.D. — Just hours after being charged with misdemeanor DUI, Kirsten Baesler pleads guilty. The North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction was given one year of probation and $750 in fines for her first offense. She also received a 10-day jail sentence which was suspended. Last month, Baesler was stopped for driving erratically on I-94. She refused a blood…

Kirsten Baesler Charged With Misdemeanor DUI

North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Plans To Plead Guilty, Seek Treatment

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler has officially been charged with misdemeanor DUI. Her initial appearance is set for March 25. Last month, Baesler was stopped for driving erratically on I-94. She refused a blood or breath test and was arrested. She has said she plans to plead guilty in addition to seeking treatment. Baesler…

Police Pull Two From Car Parked On Railroad Tracks Right Before It’s Hit

Fargo Police say 23-year-old Ahmed Hussein parked his car on the tracks near the Amtrak Station

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man is arrested on multiple charges after his car is hit by a train. Police say 23-year-old Ahmed Hussein parked his car on the tracks near the Amtrak Station just before midnight and refused to move. Officers got Hussein and a male passenger out of…

State Superintendent Baesler Releases Statement Following DUI Arrest

Baesler was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence on February 26

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler released a statement following her arrest for drunken driving. Baesler said she is taking responsibility for her actions and plans to work with counselors to address her struggles with alcohol. In her statement, she says, “It’s important to me to set an example by taking responsibility for my actions, with humility, and to…

Six People Arrested During Saturation Patrols in Cass and Barnes Counties

Two additional arrests occurred during the patrols.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Highway Patrol conducted saturation patrols on Saturday and Sunday in Cass and Barnes counties resulting in six arrests. The six people taken into custody were arrested on suspicious of driving under the influence including one minor found to be in possession of alcohol at the time of arrest. A total of six citations were written…

Moorhead Man Arrested After Fleeing and Causing Multiple Crashes

No injuries were reported during the incident.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–A Moorhead man was arrested after fleeing police and crashing into multiple vehicles. A North Dakota State Trooper was attempting a traffic stop on I-94 at approximately 8:10 a.m. on Wednesday when the driver fled eastbound. The driver reached speeds of 95 miles per hour near 25th Street and struck another vehicle. The driver continued to flee into Minnesota…

Woman Arrested After Nearly Striking Trooper

32-year-old Jennifer Hirchert almost struck the officer, who was providing traffic control for a tow truck.

FARGO (KFGO) – A Fargo woman who nearly hit a state trooper on I-94 in Fargo Fri. morning was arrested for drunken driving. 32-year-old Jennifer Hirchert almost struck the officer, who was providing traffic control for a tow truck. The patrol says Hirchert has four past DUI convictions and this her second arrest this year. Her blood-alcohol level was .17…

Driver Charged with DUI after Striking Cars at Auto Dealership

Some of the vehicles were heavily damaged.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D.–A drunk driver was arrested after striking cars in the parking lot of a used auto dealership at approximately 2:40 a.m. on Sunday. Officers responded to the 1800 block of Main Avenue for a report of a vehicle hitting multiple cars in the parking lot of Altimate Auto Sales….