GRAND FORKS COUNTY SHERIFF

Man shot by deputies faces long list of charges

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) –¬†The Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Office reveals the long list of charges against the man shot by deputies over the weekend. Joseph Espinoza of Grand Forks is charged with Reckless Driving, Driving with a Suspended License, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Burglary/Breaking and Entering, Criminal Mischief, Robbery, Theft of a Firearm, two counts of Simple…

Driver who died in pursuit in Traill County identified

UPDATE: The North Dakota Highway Patrol identified the driver who died as 31-year-old Randy Cole and the passenger who was taken to the hospital as 24-year-old Elena Fladeland. Both have no permanent address and weren’t wearing seat belts.   TRAILL CO., N.D. — A man is dead and a woman has unknown injuries after crashing into a semi head-on near…

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…

Northern Red River Valley Holds Memorial Service for Fallen Law Enforcement Officers

The event was held as a part of Police Week

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —¬†Officials at the event say this year, 42 law enforcement members throughout the country have lost their lives while on the job. Their brothers and sisters of the Northern Red River Valley are making sure to honor those men and women and the many others who have fallen before them with a Memorial Service. “It’s a huge…

One Man Shot During Officer Involved Shooting In Grand Forks County

The man was hit and taken to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, He Has Not Been Identified

ARVILLA, ND — One man is hurt following an officer involved shooting on Highway 2 near Arvilla, North Dakota. Grand Forks County Sheriff’s deputies stopped at a vehicle broken down along the highway just before two Sunday afternoon. The male driver pulled out a gun as deputies were making contact and shots were fired. The man was hit and taken…