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Teen Hits 120 MPH While Fleeing Highway Patrol, Arrested For DUI

A trooper tried to stop 18-year-old Zander Johnson around 1:30 Saturday morning

VALLEY CITY, N.D. — A Valley City teen is arrested for drunken driving after fleeing the North Dakota Highway Patrol. A trooper tried to stop 18-year-old Zander Johnson around 1:30 Saturday morning for an equipment violation, about 9 miles south of Valley City. Johnson took off on Highway 1 at speeds hitting 120 miles per hour. He slowed and pulled…

Man Accused of Assault Arrested after Fleeing Police in Sabin

The woman was questioned and transported to a safe location.

SABIN, Minn.–A Moorhead man was arrested Friday morning after being identified as a suspect in an assault and fleeing from police in Sabin. Clay County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 6000 block of 70th Street South at approximately 2:15 a.m. for reports of a suspicious woman walking along the road. When officers arrived, they learned the woman had recently…

Man Who Died Shortly After Arrest In Moorhead Identified

BCA says there were no body cameras but will be checking squad cameras as they investigate

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Ramsey County Medical Examiner identifies the man who died on Tuesday hours after his arrest in Moorhead. He is 50-year-old Jeremy Kelly of Fargo. Kelly was arrested on outstanding warrants when he complained of shortness of breath and lost consciousness. He later died at Sanford Medical Center. An autopsy is being done. Kelly was charged last month…

Fargo Woman Arrested after Early Morning Police Pursuit

Two passengers in the vehicle were released at the scene.

FARGO, N.D.–A woman was arrested Thursday after fleeing from police during an early morning pursuit. A Clay County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop a vehicle for a registration violation on 8th Street in Moorhead at approximately 1:30 a.m. when the driver fled southbound to I-94. The driver entered I-94 westbound where another deputy was able to successfully deploy stop sticks…

Moorhead Man Arrested After Fleeing and Causing Multiple Crashes

No injuries were reported during the incident.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–A Moorhead man was arrested after fleeing police and crashing into multiple vehicles. A North Dakota State Trooper was attempting a traffic stop on I-94 at approximately 8:10 a.m. on Wednesday when the driver fled eastbound. The driver reached speeds of 95 miles per hour near 25th Street and struck another vehicle. The driver continued to flee into Minnesota…

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…

Three Arrested in Fargo after Early Morning Pursuit

A fourth passenger was released at the scene.

FARGO, N.D.–Three people have been arrested after they fled during an early morning traffic stop on Tuesday. A Clay County deputy attempted to stop the vehicle for an equipment violation in the area of 8th Street and I-94. The driver refused to stop and fled westbound on I-94 at speeds reaching 75-80 miles per hour. The driver eventually exited I-94…

Two Police Officers Placed on Administrative Leave after Man Dies in Custody

An autopsy was conducted Monday morning.

MANDAN, N.D.–Two Mandan Police officers have been placed on administrative leave after a man died while in their custody. The incident occurred at approximately 5 p.m. on Saturday when an officer initiated a traffic stop on 3rd Street West. After the officer made initial contact with 36-year-old John Michael Prudente Jr., a second officer arrived as backup. As the two…

Two Arrested after High Speed Chase in Grand Forks County

A third passenger was released without charges.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Two people were arrested in Grand Forks County after fleeing police at speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour. A Grand Forks County Sheriff’s deputy attempted a traffic stop at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Thursday when the vehicle fled southbound on I-29. The vehicle entered Traill County where a Traill County Sheriff’s deputy deployed a tire deflation device. With…

Fargo Man Arrested after Early Morning Police Chase

Olson is facing multiple charges.

FARGO, N.D.–A Fargo man was arrested after providing false information and fleeing from police early Friday morning. A Fargo Police officer discovered a man that appeared to be unconscious in a vehicle in the parking lot of the Northport Hornbachers. When the officer made contact, the driver gave a false name and sped off through the parking lot. The vehicle…