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Fargo sees significant rise in burglaries, police dept. undergoing reorganization

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – The annual city crime report shows Fargo had a significant increase in burglaries but most other crime categories remained stable. Police Chief Dave Zibolski presented the 2020 information and also included a mid-year update to city commissioners. Burglaries increased from 796 in 2019 to 1,015 last year. 340 burglaries were reported through this April. Murders were up…

Update: Court documents provide more details of triple stabbing

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – Fargo police have identified the suspect in the stabbing of three people as 30-year old Ashley Larson who has no permanent address. She was arrested after a 4-hour standoff with police while she was barricaded inside a vehicle belonging to one of the victims. Larson voluntarily gave up and was arrested on three counts of aggravated assault….

Update: Suspect in custody after stabbings and police standoff in downtown Fargo

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO (KVRR) – A police standoff involving a female suspect who barricaded herself inside a vehicle near a downtown Fargo restaurant is over. Fargo Police say three people suffered non life-threatening injuries when they were stabbed Thursday afternoon in the…

Fargo PD releases “Break The Silence” documentary to prevent suicide

The Community Engagement Team wants to help bring awareness to mental health

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – This past year, the Fargo community suffered the tragic losses of two students by suicide and the Community Engagement Team wants to do all it can to prevent further tragedies like these from happening. The department hosted a viewing and launch party for its new video, “Break the Silence,” in the City Commission Chambers. The team…

Barnesville woman jailed after Fargo cemetery incident

FARGO (KVRR) – A Barnesville, Minn. woman was arrested at a Fargo cemetery after witnesses say she drove over several graves and nearly hit two people during a funeral. Police were called Saturday to Riverside Cemetery at 2102 5th St. S. Twenty-eight-year-old Blair Rebecca Whitten was arrested for aggravated reckless endangerment. “Multiple complainants reported Whitten was driving her vehicle, inside…

Video shows Jesus statue being vandalized, police seeking information

FARGO (KVRR) – Fargo Police have released surveillance video of a person who vandalized a statue of Jesus outside St. Mary’s Cathedral. on April 17. The face of the marble statue at 604 Broadway was spray-painted black.  Police say it happened in the early morning hours of April 17. Investigators are seeking assistance in identifying the person responsible. Anyone with…