Fargo Police Department

Man arrested at Graver Inn after breaking in and threatening people

Police say no one was injured during the incident.

FARGO, N.D.–A man was arrested at the Graver Inn Thursday morning after smashing the glass on a security door and threatening people inside. Fargo Fire and Fargo Police were called to 123 Roberts Street North for the fire alarms. Police were notified of a bloody man inside the building trying to enter occupied apartments. After searching the building, police found…

Fargo Police warn of Fentanyl laced pills connected to several overdoses

The pills are connected to several overdosed throughout North Dakota.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department is warning the community about counterfeit pills that have been laced with Fentanyl. The pills are connected to several overdosed throughout North Dakota. Police say the pills resemble 30mg Oxycodone. They have a greet tint and usually are printed with an “M” on one side and a “30” on the other side. Anyone who illegally…

Fargo Airport to conduct active shooter exercise July 29

FARGO, N.D.–Employees at Hector International Airport will be taking part in an active shooter exercise on Wednesday. The exercise is meant to train employees what to do in the event of an active shooter. The Airport Authority along with the Fargo Police Department will be conducting the exercise. Fargo Police say the exercise will be done between flights and will…

States Attorneys Office denies charges against man arrested in undercover pedophilia sting operation

FARGO, N.D.–One of the three men originally arrested during the Fargo Police Department’s undercover pedophilia sting operation will not face charges. The States Attorneys Office made the decision to not move forward with the charges against 46-year-old Kalcey Reid Wike. The Attorneys Office did not say why Wike will not be charged, but did confirm charges against the other two…

60 People respond to Fargo Police’s undercover pedophilia sting operation

The 60 people that responded did so within six hours of the ads being posted.

FARGO, N.D.–Sixty people responded to the Fargo Police Department’s undercover operation which targeted people who wanted to engage in sexual activity with children. Fargo Police partnered with the North Dakota Human Trafficking Task Force to place ads on several websites. The 60 people that responded did so within six hours of the ads being posted. Police say three men were…

Fargo police searching for stabbing suspect

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department is searching for a man who stabbed someone and then fled early Wednesday morning. Police say a woman living in an apartment building in the 3500 block of 28 Street South had a man ring her apartment and say her car alarm was going off. The woman and a friend of hers went to investigate…

Fargo Police Chief finds officer misconduct allegation to be unfounded

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department says its investigation was unable to find evidence to support a 19-year-old West Fargo man’s claim that he was detained and illegally searched. Larry Pope filed a complaint four days after the incident happened on June 22nd. The department says Sgt. Shane Aberle of the Office of Professional Standards reviewed GPS squad car data, messages…

Homeowner detains suspect after break-in

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police get a helping hand from a homeowner in taking a burglary suspect into custody. Police say it began this morning when officers were dispatched to an attempted burglary at Happy Harry’s, 4001 53 Avenue South. Officers found a suspect on camera throwing a rock at the front door. The rock didn’t break the glass and…

City Commission, Fargo Police revise policy on use of chokeholds

Fargo Police Chief David Todd says clarity during these times is important for officers and the community they serve

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo City Commission votes unanimously in favor of a revision to Fargo Police’s “Response to Resistance” Policy. “It needs to stop,” said Faith Dixon with Black Lives Matter Fargo-Moorhead. “The chokehold is banned in other states, completely banned, and we are still even talking about it.” In light of recent conversations regarding police brutality across the…