Fargo Police Department

Fargo Police Ask Assistance Locating Hit-and-Run Suspect

Anyone with information is asked to call the Investigators Division at 701-241-1405.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department is asking the public’s assistance locating the suspect of a hit-and-run on November 22 at the FM Visitor Center. Officers responded to the scene where the suspect rear-ended the victim and got out of the vehicle to shout at the victim. The suspect then got back in the vehicle, drove around the parking lot and…

Fargo Police Receive Grant to Purchase New Utility Vehicle

A grant for nearly $19,000 funded the purchase.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police Department has a shiny new utility-terrain vehicle thanks to Firehouse Subs. A grant for nearly $19,000 from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation funded the purchase. The utility vehicle, a 2019 Kubota RTV, will help haul public safety equipment through large crowds. Police plan to use the vehicle during parades, at tailgating events and for…

Fargo Student With BB Pistol & Marijuana Taken Into Custody

Woodrow Wilson High School officials were tipped off by another student who reported a marijuana smell in a bathroom

FARGO, N.D. — A Woodrow Wilson High School student is in police custody after he was found with an unloaded BB pistol and marijuana in his backpack. School officials were tipped off by another student who reported a marijuana smell in a bathroom. They reviewed security camera footage and brought the student in for a search. They say the student…

Xcel Energy Scam Targets Local Businesses

Xcel Energy says the scammers are also targeting the elderly.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department became aware of a scam involving Xcel Energy Wednesday morning. Fargo Police say they heard from multiple local businesses claiming they received calls that appeared to be from Xcel Energy. The scammers threatened to disrupt services if the businesses didn’t pay within a certain time period. Xcel Energy says the scammers are also targeting the…

Inmate who Walked Away from Centre Inc. Arrested

An investigation is ongoing to determine what additional charges will be filed.

FARGO, N.D.–The inmate who walked away from Centre Inc. on Sunday has been arrested. The High Plains Fugitive Task Force along with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office and Fargo Police received information from the public that led them to an apartment in North Fargo where 30-year-old Juan Francisco Martinez was seen getting into a vehicle. Police performed a traffic stop…

Fargo Police Officer Recovering after Surgery from Gunshot Wound

The Fargo Police Department wants to thank the F-M community for their prayers and support. 

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department says Sgt. Matthew Ysteboe’s surgery went well and he is recovering at home. Sgt. Ysteboe was flown to North Memorial Hospital in Minneapolis to undergo surgery after he accidentally fired his rifle during a call where a man shot at police. They say Sgt. Ysteboe will know more about his recovery time after his doctors…

Man Arrested after Shooting in Downtown Fargo; Officer Injured During Incident

Aiken used a revolver with a green laser to fire a single shot.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department arrested a man at the Radisson after he fired a gun. Officers reported to 201 5 Street North at approximately 4 a.m. and noticed a green laser being pointed in all directions. Officers then located Fifty-four year-old Henry Isalle Aiken, of Fargo. Aiken used a revolver with a green laser to fire a single shot…

Special Education Teacher Placed on Leave for Allegedly Hitting Student

Centennial Elementary administration and the Fargo Police Department are investigating the allegation.

FARGO, N.D.–An Early Childhood Special Education teacher at Centennial Elementary has been put on administrative leave for allegedly hitting a student. An administrator at the school received a report of a negative interaction between a teacher and a student on November 12. Centennial Elementary administration and the Fargo Police Department are investigating the allegation. The teacher will remain on administrative…

Arrest Made In Fargo Death

Thanks to a tip, our patrol officers located the suspect at another apartment, where he was taken into custody.

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police made an arrest in a murder investigation. According to the Fargo Police Department Facebook page,¬†Yesterday morning, our officers were called to Pioneer Manor, 201 11 St N, because of a male calling for help from his apartment. Officers found Duane Darling with injuries that appeared to be caused by an assault. Darling was taken to…

Robberies Target Men who Respond to Prostitution Ads

Local and federal law enforcement agencies including the Dept. of Homeland Security are investigating.

FARGO (KFGO) – Fargo-Moorhead area law enforcement agencies are investigating a series of robberies that have been targeting men who are lured by online prostitution ads. A search warrant affidavit obtained by KFGO News says in at least two instances, the victims were duped into visiting a south Fargo apartment at 1818 2nd Ave. South, where they believed they would…