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Fargo officers injured during traffic stop

FARGO, ND — Three Fargo Police Officers were injured Friday morning during a traffic stop. According to FPD at 6:05 a.m. the officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of 32 Avenue North because the ND Air National Guard Military Police located an impaired driver. A passenger in the car, Irvin Leo Peltier, 33 years old, exited the vehicle and…

Arrest made after domestic call to Fargo home

  FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Fargo Police Officers were dispatched around 11:30 p.m. Thursday to the 3200 block of 20th Street South for a domestic involving a man with a shotgun. Officers were advised 45-year old Cedric Elder, of Fargo, was inside the apartment with a shotgun, and his wife and two children were barricaded in a bedroom. Officers quickly…

Fargo Police release name of man found in Island Park

FARGO, ND – Police have released the name of a man who was found dead in Island Park Friday afternoon. He was 37-year-old William Zaiser of Fargo. The body was discovered under a picnic table. Police do not consider the death suspicious and no autopsy is planned. Police and the Cass County Coroner’s Office conducted the investigation. Categories: Local News,…

Driver crashes into Fargo home overnight

FARGO, ND – No one was injured when a pickup truck struck a Fargo home early Sunday morning. According to Fargo Police, they were called to the home at 3500 Woodbury Park Drive around 2:15. Officers found a pickup that struck a home causing significant damage to both the home and pickup. The driver was identified as 25-year-old Leighton Wellentin…

Police on patrol encounters structure fire

Building and contents were left significantly damaged.

FARGO, N.D. — Fire crews respond to a building fire in Fargo just after three this morning. Firefighters were called to the corner of Fourth Avenue and 40th Street South by a Fargo police officer who noticed smoke coming from a vent on the roof. Crews noticed heavy smoke had taken over the west side of the Rusco Window company…

Woman fleeing police gets stuck in cemetery, arrested for DUI

Fargo Police says the driver had a BAC of .157, which is almost twice the legal limit

FARGO, N.D. — A woman driving the wrong way near 12th Avenue North and University got stuck in a cemetery Saturday morning. Fargo Police officers tried to stop 33-year-old Melissa Rasmussen of Thompson, North Dakota at around 4:30 a.m. but she did not stop immediately. That’s when she got stuck in the Holy Cross Cemetery near the airport. Rasmussen was…

Fargo-Moorhead organizations meet to discuss domestic violence

October is domestic violence awareness month

FARGO, N.D. – Members from the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center, Fargo Police and YWCA of Cass Clay team up to host a domestic violence awareness and education meeting. Since October is domestic violence awareness month, they thought it would be a great opportunity to speak on this issue. They say domestic violence can be physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse….

Fargo man found dead almost two weeks after going missing

According to Fargo Police, there were no signs of foul play.

FARGO, N.D.-  80 year old Robert McKinnon of Fargo is found dead just blocks from where he was reported missing. Robert Mckinnon was last seen walking out of Maple View Memory Care of Fargo on October 1st at approximately 5:30 pm. He was wearing a black baseball hat and a black and white plaid shirt. Police said Mckinnon had mobility…