Grafton

A Man Accused Of Shooting a Grafton Police Officer Faces Federal Charges

A trial date has unofficially been set for November third.

GRAND FORKS. N.D. – On August 14, Grafton Police officers and Walsh County Deputies were attempting to arrest 37-year-old Ruben Cruz of Bottineau, North Dakota on a federal warrant. “The defendant in this case had been charged with being a drug dealer by a federal court in South Dakota,” says U.S. Attorney for North Dakota Drew Wrigley . Cruz fled…

Two, including one police officer, injured in Grafton shooting

UPDATE: Names of the officer and suspect have been released

UPDATE: GRAFTON, N.D. (KFGO) — The Grafton Police Department has released the names of an officer and shooting suspect of a late night shooting that happened Friday. It happened around 11:56 pm when Grafton PD and Walsh County Deputies attempted to apprehend Ruben J. Cruz, 37 of Bottineau, on a outstanding federal warrant. Cruz fled on foot and then opened…

Man Found Guilty In Daughter’s Death

Steven Aune was accused of shooting his 36-year old daughter during a family argument.

GRAFTON, N.D. (KFGO) – A jury has found an Adams man guilty of manslaughter. Steven Aune was accused of shooting his 36-year old daughter during a family argument. Aune was originally charged with murder. The defense argued that the shooting was not an intentional act. The victim was transported to a Park River hospital where she died. The court has…

Grafton Woman Killed, Man Hurt In Motorcycle Crash

tried to avoid colliding with another vehicle on Highway 18

GRAFTON, N.D. — A woman is dead and a man is seriously hurt after the motorcycle they were riding tipped over and threw both to the ground. North Dakota Highway Patrol says the accident happened at 4:20 p.m. Saturday near Grafton. The driver, 50-year-old James Olafson of Edinburg, tried to avoid colliding with another vehicle on Highway 18. His passenger,…

UPDATE: Man Who Fled Traffic Stop Near Grafton Turns Himself In

Julio Mendoza was last seen wearing blue jean shorts and a red shirt

UPDATE – The North Dakota Highway Patrol says Julio Mendoza turned himself in Monday night at the Walsh County Law Enforcement Center. He has been charged with¬†driving while license revoked and fleeing or attempting to elude a peace officer   GRAFTON, N.D. — Authorities search a Campbell Farms warehouse near Grafton after a man runs from a highway patrol traffic…

Walsh County Man Charged With Murder

Steven Aune was arrested Wednesday after shooting a 36-year-old woman at his home near Adams, North Dakota

ADAMS, ND —¬†A woman is dead and a family member is behind bars in Walsh County and charged with her murder. 65-year-old Steven Aune was arrested Wednesday after shooting a 36-year-old woman at his home near Adams, North Dakota, near Grafton. The sheriff was called and said Aune was suicidal and had a gun. The victim was taken to the…