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Travel Tips From Fargo Police Department

  Spring break and summer travel season is getting here fast. Fargo Police want you to make sure you don’t leave your home vulnerable when you head out of town. Basically, they recommend making it look like you’re still home when you’re gone. That means making sure lights are on and pausing mail and newspaper delivery. If we get a…

Fargo Police K9 Leads Detective to Major Drug Bust

Approximately 34 pounds of marijuana was found in garage in south Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — The hard work of a Fargo Police K9 leads to a major drug bust in south Fargo. Police arrested 24-year-old Kaylee Helgeson after Detective Bret Witte and K9 Kilo conducted a search on a row of garages in the 1800 Block of 39 Street South. After getting a search warrant, officers found approximately 34 pounds of marijuana….

Fargo Police Report 24 Vehicle Thefts in February

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department says they have taken 24 reports of stolen vehicles since February 1. They say in the majority of cases, the key was left inside the vehicle making it easy for suspects to quickly take off with the vehicle. Fargo Police say removing keys, including spare keys, and locking the vehicles at all times is the…

Man Arrested After Stealing Vehicle and Fleeing Police

Ali is being held for fleeing, assault and possession of stolen property.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–A Willmar, Minnesota teen is behind bars after ramming a stolen vehicle into two unmarked squad cars in Moorhead. 18-year-old Abdi Ali was driving a vehicle that was involved in a pursuit earlier in the day. Street Crimes Unit members attempted to block the vehicle in the 3500 block of Village Green Drive in the noon hour. That’s when…

Fargo Police Investigate Southside Shooting

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Police were dispatched to the 5100 block of Amber Valley Parkway South after receiving multiple reports of gunshots Thursday night. Officers arrived and set up a perimeter and checked to see if there were any victims. No one was injured. Officers interviewed several people and recovered shell casings from a handgun. Witnesses said there was an…

Body Found in Fargo Identified

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Police have identified the body of a man found in the parking lot of Accent Kitchen & Bath as that of 30-year-old Wesley Gordon Gunhammer Jr. of Fargo. Police say Gunhammer’s death does not appear suspicious and it is too early to tell if the cold contributed to his death. Gunhammer was found behind the business by an…

Fargo Police Warn of IRS Scams Amid Tax Season

They say thousands of people have lost millions of dollars and personal information to tax scams.

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Police are reminding people to be on the lookout for scams when the IRS starts accepting 2019 tax filings next week. They say thousands of people have lost millions of dollars and personal information to tax scams. In the latest tax scam, scammers claim to be able to suspend or cancel Social Security Numbers for an unpaid tax…

Police investigate “smash and grab” thefts, warn drivers of leaving valuables in vehicles

One theft was reported this morning at a local gym

FARGO, N.D. — Police are investigating a morning “smash and grab” theft at a local fitness facility. They say these thefts can happen almost anywhere  — in the parking lot of your gym, daycare or grocery store. “It’s very scary. I mean, you just never know what they take from you,” says Lainie Fenske of Hawley, Minnesota. It’s when thieves…

Police Searching for Suspects who Fled Traffic Stop in Stolen Vehicle

Three people took off running north toward the NDSU campus.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Three people are being sought after fleeing a traffic stop in Fargo shortly before 2:30 a.m, Thursday in a stolen car. Sgt. Travis Moser said the driver pulled over in the driveway of an apartment building in the 1400 block of 8th Avenue North and officers were able to detain a juvenile female. The other occupants,…

Man Arrested at Fargo Cashwise after Threatening to Shoot People

Police say the man was unarmed.

FARGO, N.D.–A man was arrested after he threatened to shoot multiple people at a Cashwise on Monday. Officers responded to 1401 33rd Street S. and were able to quickly detain the man without incident. Police say the man was unarmed. He was transported to a local hospital for a mental health evaluation.   Categories: Crime, Local News, North Dakota News…