Fargo Police Department

Police And FBI Investigating Saturday Bomb Threat at Target in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Police are working with the FBI to investigate Saturday’s bomb threat called in to Target in Fargo. They say no suspects have been identified at this time. Target was quickly evacuated with partially-filled, abandoned carts scattered around the store. K9 Toby, an explosive detection canine, completed a thorough search of the building and found no…

Sgt. Lykken retires from Fargo Police Department after 31+ years

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Sergeant Mark Lykken served his final shift with the Fargo Police Department on Tuesday, Dec. 27th. The department shared a video of his final check-in with dispatch and posted it to social media. Sergeant Lykken served as a Patrol Officer, K-9 Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Investigative Sergeant, Police Training Officer Sergeant and member of the FPD Honor…

“Stay Interviews” Find Stress, Burnout & Internal Politics Issues Among Fargo Officers And City Staff

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — The City of Fargo has released the results of a new program called “stay interviews” aimed to give employees the opportunity to have discussions with supervisors and help the city retain employees. Human resources interviewed 90 officers and civilian employees over several weeks. It followed the retirements and resignations of several officers not long after Police…

Fargo Chief Says No Threat To Public After Double Murder Early Saturday, Releases Few New Details

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo’s police chief is remaining tight-lipped about the departments investigation into a double murder over the weekend near NDSU. Chief Dave Zibolski will not say if they have a suspect in the shooting deaths of 28-year-old Jaquan Gatewood and 27-year-old Kierre Davies, but says they hope to make an arrest. Investigators are still conducting interviews of…

Fargo Police investigate body found in Red River

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) —┬áThe Fargo Police Department is investigating a body found in the Red River. They responded to a report around 11:15 this morning, just north of Main Avenue. At this time, they have not indentified the person but say it is a male. The investigation is ongoing. Categories: Local News, North Dakota News Tags: body, Fargo Police Department,…

Press Conference Planned Monday on Officer Involved Shooting Last Month in Mapleton

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A month and a half after it happened, we are about to learn new information about an officer involved shooting in Mapleton. Cass County Sheriff’s Office has scheduled a press conference at 9 Monday morning at the Fargo Police Department. The agencies will be joined by North Dakota BCI and North Dakota office of the Attorney…

Man wanted by Fargo Police in connection to August death

Fargo Police are looking for 58-year-old Roberto Garcia

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –The Fargo Police Department is looking for man possibly connected to a body found in August. Police say 58-year-old Roberto Garcia is wanted in connection to incident for manslaughter and aggravated assault. On August 14th, police responded to a body found. First responders were sent to a medical assist call in the 50 block of north Broadway…

Suspected Overdoses Claim 3 Lives in 4 Calls in Fargo Since Saturday

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Three people died in four separate calls for drug overdoses since Saturday in Fargo. Police responded to two separate calls on Saturday for unresponsive people. Lifesaving measures were unsuccessful on both people. On Monday, they responded to two more calls involving overdoses. One person was dead when officers arrived. In the other call, the person was…