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Fargo Police Officer, Hometown Hero Honored With Thunderbirds Flight

POLICE OFFICER MATT NIEMEYER IS NAMED HOMETOWN HERO

FARGO, N.D. — Officer Matt Niemeyer didn’t get into police work for the awards. But going above and beyond his call of duty lands him the Hometown Hero award and a ride in the Air Force Thunderbirds’ F–16. “I never would’ve thought something like this would come from that. I think everybody gets into the job because they want to…

Counterfeiting Ring Busted, Five Under Arrest

On July 17, 2019, officers were called to a local bank because a male was reportedly trying to cash a fake check.

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, ND — On July 17, 2019, officers were called to a local bank because a male was reportedly trying to cash a fake check. Officers found the male and two other people in the…

Fargo Police Identify Body Found In Burning Storage Unit

Fargo Fire and Police are conducting a joint investigation into the fire and the man's death

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police have identified the body found in a burning storage unit in north Fargo early Sunday. He is 58-year-old Jonathan Liles of Fargo. Police are not releasing any other new information at this time. Firefighters responded to the call around 2:30 in the morning Sunday. They had the fire out in ten minutes and then discovered…

Man Injures Two Police Officers During Traffic Stop

Nyei was arrested for fleeing, preventing arrest and possession of marijuana.

Fargo, ND–Two Fargo police officers sustained minor injuries following a traffic stop Monday morning. 26-year-old Abraham Nyei initially refused to stop, but eventually pulled over and became non-compliant. Nyei placed the vehicle in reverse in an attempt to flee. An officer broke the driver’s side window to gain control of the vehicle, and sustained cuts to his hands. Once out…

Dead Man Found After Storage Unit Fire

Fargo Police are working to identify the man

  FARGO, N.D. — Fargo firefighters were called to a storage unit that went up in flames early this morning, only to find the body of a man inside. Firefighters say their first engine arrived four minutes after getting the call at 2:35 A.M. Crews put out the fire within ten minutes of the first engine’s arrival and then discovered…

Thirty Cats Found in Overheating Van in Downtown Fargo

It took police two hours to get them out

FARGO, N.D. — It was a tough task for Fargo Police to get 30 cats out of an overheating van in downtown Fargo Thursday afternoon. “The cats were panting, which is a terrible sign when it comes to cats. When cats pant they are clearly in distress. We did remove them for their own safety,” Ofc. LaVerne Aventi with the…

Fargo Police Investigating Stabbing

They also discovered the rear windshield of a car had been smashed during the altercation.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) Fargo police believe a man was stabbed in the hip with a pocket knife around 3 o’clock yesterday afternoon on the 1600 block of Dakota Drive. They also discovered the rear windshield of a car had been smashed during the altercation. The man was treated on site by FM Ambulance and released. Police have not made any…

Fargo Police Define Rules Regarding CBD Products

Although CBD is legal in North Dakota and some federal restrictions were lifted in the 2018 Farm Bill, the cannabinoid must be extracted from legally produced hemp.

Fargo, ND (KFGO) – The Fargo Police Department is encouraging people to do their homework on the CBD products they purchase and consume. Although CBD is legal in North Dakota and some federal restrictions were lifted in the 2018 Farm Bill, the cannabinoid must be extracted from legally produced hemp. The Fargo PD are also asking for residents to carefully…

Thousands Turn Out for 25th Annual Fargo Police Community Picnic

Families could tour first responder vehicles

FARGO, N.D. –Usually when you see flashing lights and sirens, it means something bad has happened. But that wasn’t the case at Island Park. People in the community spent time with law enforcement at the annual Fargo Police Community Picnic. Families toured all sorts of first responder vehicles, from SWAT trucks to the CSI unit to ambulances. There was also…

Fargo Police Arrest Man After BB Gun Shooting

Fargo Police say an argument led to a BB gun shooting overnight in south Fargo.

FARGO, N.D.– Fargo Police say an argument led to a BB gun shooting overnight in south Fargo. Officers responded to the 1500 block of 21st Avenue S. just after 10:45 last night. A man told them someone shot at him with a handgun. He wasn’t hurt. Officers determined shots from a BB gun hit his vehicle. They found the suspect,…