Fargo Police Department

Salvation Army’s Thanksgiving food boxes will feed over 500 families

With 512 families registered, the Salvation Army doubled its numbers from previous years

FARGO, N.D.- The Salvation Army will be feeding record numbers for the area this Thanksgiving. Over 500 families registered for the event, more than double from last year. With the COVID-19 pandemic, it opted for a drive-thru pickup instead of serving the dinner on site. Those who registered came to the Fargo Civic Center to pick up their food boxes…

Fargo police paying ‘particular attention’ to polling locations

City says there is no intelligence suggesting that problems could occur

FARGO (KVRR) – The City of Fargo and the Fargo Police Dept. have released a statement regarding election security.  The city’s official statement is below: “The City of Fargo recognizes members of our community may be concerned about the possibility of civil unrest due to this year’s election. At this time, the Fargo Police Department does not have intelligence indicating…

Investigations ongoing for separate shootings over the weekend

It is unknown if the incidents are related

FARGO, N.D. — Police in the metro are investigating two shootings over the weekend. One happening just before one this morning in the 800 block of 12th street north. Fargo police say a man there had a gunshot wound to his stomach. He was taken to a local hospital but his injuries are unknown at this time. Police detained some…

Fargo Police arrest man behind the Bismarck for waving a gun at people

Police did recover a handgun at the scene.

FARGO, N.D.–A man was arrested behind the Bismarck Wednesday morning after a bystander saw him waving a gun at several people. A Fargo Police officer was flagged down at the Bismarck at approximately 1:34 a.m. and spoke to the bystander who reported the incident. The bystander pointed towards three people inside a vehicle who then began walking away from the…

Body of missing Fargo man found Tuesday afternoon

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department has located the body of 80-year-old Robert McKinnon who went missing on October 1. Police were dispatched to an unoccupied commercial building at 3501 45 Street S on Tuesday where they found McKinnon. Police say there are no signs of foul play and do not believe he was left there. Fargo Police say officers were…

Man arrested during attempted burglary Friday morning

FARGO, N.D.–A man was arrested Friday morning after being caught attempting to break into a garage. The Fargo Police Department received a call about a man on someone’s deck “acting out of control” knocking things off the deck and attempting to break into a detached garage. The caller also informed police that the man attempted to break into a nearby…

Fargo man arrested after falling asleep in parking garage he broke into

FARGO, N.D.–A Fargo man was arrested early Wednesday morning after a concerned citizen alerted police to an unconscious man behind the wheel in a parking garage. When police arrived at the underground parking garage, they found 33-year-old Joseph Vondal in the front seat of a running vehicle. Police determined that Vondal had broken into the parking area by breaking a…