Fargo Police Department

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…

Fargo Police Warn of Felony Lane Gang in F-M Community

Fargo Police say even though fitness facilities are closed, daycares remain open and common targets.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department says it has reason to believe the Felony Lane Gang has returned to the Fargo-Moorhead community. The nationwide theft ring targets unattended vehicles in parking lots and takes purses, cash, credit cards, checkbooks and IDs. Fargo had at least 12 cases linked to the group in January 2018 and activity reported again in 2019. Fitness…

Fargo Police Warn of Grandparent Scams Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department is warning people about scams that target grandparents specifically. Police say scammers pose as grandchildren who are supposedly in trouble and need money wired to them immediately. The scammers will say they need help paying a hospital bill or leaving a foreign country in the midst of COVID-19. In order to avoid falling victim to…

Fargo Police Department shares bedtime story

Sgt. Jim VanLith posted a video to Facebook of him reading "Ducks Don't Wear Socks"

FARGO, N.D. — In the middle of these trying times, the Fargo Police Department is hoping to put a smile on some kids faces. For the second time this week, an officer from the department posted a video to the FPD’s Facebook page of them reading a children’s book. The latest to share a story was Sgt. Jim VanLith who…

UPDATE: Missing Woman Found Safe

UPDATE: Fargo Police say Marcie Christine Treadwell has been located and is safe. They thanked the public for their assistance.   FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department is seeking the public’s help locating 32-year-old Marcie Christine Treadwell. Marcie is described as being 5’5″, 140 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair. Anyone with information regarding Marcie’s whereabouts is asked to call…

Woman Arrested for Attempted Murder after Shooting Man

Police say all three people involved knew each other.

UPDATE: Forty-year-old Ellen Klaypenh was arrested for attempted murder. Fargo Police say the victim is expected to live. They are not releasing any other information at this time.   FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Police are investigating an incident that left one man hospitalized with a gunshot wound on Thursday. Officers responded to the 1500 block of 27 Avenue South at approximately 8…

UPDATE: Fargo Police Say 9-Year-Old Girl is Safe

UPDATE: The Fargo Police Department says Alison has been located and is safe with a family member.   FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department is asking the public’s help in searching for a 9-year-old girl. Alison “Ally” See Walker left a home near 5th Avenue and South University Driver Wednesday morning. Police say they are continuing to investigate her whereabouts, but…

No Charges Filed Following Domestic Incident in South Fargo

FARGO, N.D.–No charges have been filed following a domestic incident that occurred shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday night. The Fargo Police Department responded to the 2800 block of Dakota Park Circle near Essentia Hospital to perform a welfare check on a man. When officers arrived they heard what sounded like gunshots. The officers retreated and attempted to contact the man…

Man Arrested after Stealing Vehicle and Fleeing Police

FARGO, N.D.–A man was arrested following a foot chase with police Monday morning. Fargo Police officers made note of a suspicious vehicle in the area of 8th Avenue North and Barrett Street North at approximately 1:55 a.m.. The officers attempted to make contact with the driver of the vehicle, but he quickly parked and fled on foot. After checking the…