Fargo Police Department

Fargo Police investigate suspicious activity

They have received reports from an area between 40th and 45th streets of 13th avenue south.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo Police are trying to ease some peoples concerns after recent reports of suspicious activity. They have received reports from an area between 40th and 45th streets of 13th avenue south. Police say though social media and a small number of phone calls, they are aware of a suspect or suspects asking personal questions to people…

Proposed bill in ND would eliminate bonds for misdemeanors

"Our number one concern for our community is public safety we want to make sure that our citizens are safe that our businesses are safe."

BISMARCK, N.D. — A proposed bill would allow for a cite and release method for people faced with misdemeanor charges in North Dakota. “What this bill would do is it would allow officers to cite and release the person on their own recognizance which we can already do so we can either do it on scene or that person can…

People confused as shelter in place alert in Fargo is sent to people across metro

The Fargo Police Department intended the alert to only cover a three block radius in South Fargo, but the alert sent out by Red River Dispatch reached far more people outside of that area.

FARGO, N.D. — After a man barricaded himself inside his vehicle early Saturday morning in South Fargo, a shelter in place alert went out to people throughout the Cass and Clay counties. The Fargo Police Department intended the alert to only cover a three block radius in South Fargo, but the alert sent out by Red River Dispatch reached far…

Persons of interest sought in connection with Sunday shooting

FARGO (KVRR) – Fargo police say several persons of interest are being sought in connection with a shooting Sunday at the former Community Homes complex, now called  “The Arbors.” Lt. Chris Helmick says police were notified by a hospital that a female with gunshot wounds had been dropped off.  Security video helped detectives identify a man who was with the…

No charges against former Deputy Police Chief Osmundson

Todd Osmundson is retired from the Fargo Police Department

FARGO, N.D (KVRR) — Cass County State’s Attorney Birch Burdick says no criminal charges will be filed against former Deputy Police Chief Todd Osmundson. That decision was made after an independent investigation done by the BCI. Osmundson was still with the Fargo Police Department at the time of the downtown riot on May 30. He was dressed in civilian clothing…

Fargo man arrested in connection to overdose death

Officers responded to an apartment building for an unresponsive man in the stairwell

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A Fargo man is arrested after officers were called to check on a man found unresponsive in the stairwell of an apartment building. Thirty-two-year-old Derek Pettersson was arrested for Felony tampering with evidence and an unrelated warrant. On Saturday, officers tried to save 29-year-old Jake Davis of Fargo before being declared dead of a suspected overdose….

Fargo pickup truck owner speaks up after falling victim to vehicle theft

"I cared a lot about that truck and I'm really sad to see it go," Josh Larson said

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo woman is in custody after police say she stole a truck at a convenience gas station in Fargo Friday evening. Truck owner Josh Larson said, “It was kind of my dream truck and I bought it maybe a year and a half ago and I was just ready to put it away for the winter….

Fargo PD reminding everyone to make sure to lock up their vehicles this winter

Leaving your car unlocked leaves you susceptible to theft

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Police is reminding everyone “Mr. Thief” doesn’t sleep during the cold winter months. It’s not uncommon to leave your car unlocked and running during the winter. These are the top targets for car theft. To keep yourself from being a victim, make sure to be cautious and to lock your car doors. If you have any…

Driver Flees Police, Crashes Into Barrier

1322 Main Avenue, Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — A vehicle with Gateway paper plates crashes into a concrete barrier at Tailgators during a chase in Fargo. Police tried to stop the driver for speeding around 1 a.m. in the 400 block of North University. The driver fled and ran numerous red lights before hitting another vehicle and then the concrete barrier. Witnesses told police they…