GRAND FORKS POLICE DEPARTMENT

Names Released in Weekend Stabbing Incident In Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — A Grand Forks man faces attempted murder charges after a stabbing sent one man to Altru on Sunday. Police tell us 20-year-old John Bakizuwabo and 28-year-old Hassan Hussein got into an argument. Bakizuwabo was stabbed once and taken to the hospital. Hussein was located a short time later and arrested for attempted murder. Police did…

One Fatality Among Several Drug Overdoses Saturday in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police in Grand Forks respond to a number of drug overdoses Saturday including one fatality. They say several people ingested what they believed to be heroin and began overdosing. Police believe the substances they ingested were a more powerful opiate causing the overdoses. The identity of the person who died is being withheld pending family notification….

Update: Jury deliberating Pendleton murder trial

"Aiming for Officer Holte's legs not intending to kill. I knew that if you kill one of these guys it will take a long time getting through it."

UPDATE – The jury in the Salamah Pendleton trial has the case and were sent home around 4:30 Tuesday. They will return Wednesday morning to continue deliberating. Prosecutor Carmell Mattison says Salamah Pendleton’s state of mind was reckless and intentional. “If you recall that book that was in his living room opened up was on the page of homicide. It…

Ceremony honors Grand Forks Officer Holte one year after his death

"Rest in peace Cody, We've got it from here."

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — A year has passed since the death of Grand Forks police officer Cody Holte who was killed in the line of duty. “Cody made the ultimate sacrifice of his life protecting his fellow law enforcement officers,” Grand Forks Police Chief Mark Nelson said. May 27 marks the day officer Holte was struck by gunfire and…

Did Grand Forks PD Hire a Goat…or is it just a great April Fool’s Day Joke?

Grand Forks Police Department / FacebookGRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Police Department has a new crime fighter! Meet Brandon, the department’s dual-purpose police goat. They say he’s getting faster every day! Brandon is fully qualified in tracking and detection and is National Police Goat Association certified. He’s partnered up with Officer Mike. It’s either a brilliant April Fool’s Day…

No arrests made in late night stabbing in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Grand Forks Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred Thursday night in the 1800 block of Continental Dr. Police say a man was found outside an apartment building with a stab wound to his leg at approximately 11:50 p.m. The man was treated at the scene and then transported to Altru Hospital. Initial investigations concluded that…

18-year-old Grand Forks resident killed in crash

The incident is still under investigation.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–An 18-year-old Grand Forks resident died in a motor vehicle crash Tuesday evening. The Grand Forks Police Department responded to the 600 block of 1st Avenue S at approximately 8:20 p.m. and found an SUV had struck a tree. Police determined that the driver was going around a curve, lost control, struck the curb and then struck the…