Fargo Police Department

Police increasing downtown patrols in Downtown Fargo

Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner says his department will be helping aid Fargo Police on Friday and Saturday nights after bar time.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Fargo Police Department and Downtown Community Partnership are discussing recent crime activity in the downtown area. Fargo Police along with the Cass County Sheriff discussed ways to make downtown Fargo safer. A recent report of shots fired from a rooftop early Sunday morning lead to a shelter in place overnight. “Some of the takeaways that…

High-risk sex offender registers his address in Fargo

Ian Kellen Oksa registered his address at 1336 8 Ave N, Fargo, ND.

FARGO, ND (KVRR) — A high-risk offender registered his address with the Fargo Police Department. Ian Kellen Oksa registered his address at 1336 8 Ave N, Fargo, ND. Oksa was adjudicated of Gross Sexual Imposition in Cass County ND Juvenile Court in 2006. The victim was a female known to him who was under the age of 15. He is…

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Late Saturday Shooting in Fargo

Raymond GunnFARGO, N.D. — Police in Fargo identify the victim of a shooting late Saturday night as 41-year-old Eric Woodrow Hayes of Fargo. **original story below** FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man is arrested for murder. Police say 40-year-old Raymond Gunn shot a man late Saturday night in the 1200 block of North University Drive. Officers responded to a report of…

Fargo Police required to present hate crime findings to city commissioners

"I'm going to be reporting on the hate crimes in terms of whether or not the city ordinance was issued or reports where the city ordinance was applied or federal law was applied."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — City commissioners vote for the Fargo Police department to provide them with reports of hate crimes the department has identified. “I’m going to be reporting on the hate crimes in terms of whether or not the city ordinance was issued or reports where the city ordinance was applied or federal law was applied. Our current hate…

Ordinance could repeal Fargo’s Wildlife Management Program

"The number one concern that we have is public safety."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Fargo Police Department is hearing public input on an ordinance to possibly remove the city’s Wildlife Management Program. “The number one concern that we have is public safety. Obviously with the growth and population and development in this city especially on the south side. We have concerns that the increase in density is raising the…

Fargo Fire and Police Departments investigating series of dumpster fires

"It was just like pop and the flames were high. High enough to think there was a house on fire, not trash bins."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Police and Fire Departments are trying to figure out who started dumpster fires Tuesday night. “It was just like pop and the flames were high. High enough to think there was a house on fire, not trash bins,” Fire Witness Joanne Pedersen said. Parts of South Fargo lighting up Tuesday night. Fargo Fire and Police…