Grand Forks Police

Grand Forks Police Respond to Shots Fired Outside Gas Station

It is believed the incident was a continuation of a prior altercation between the two subjects.

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Police arrested a man on Monday after he fired a gun at a moving car. Police received reports of an incident involving gunfire at approximately 5:38 p.m. in the 2000 block of S. Washing Street. When officers arrived they learned a man in the vicinity of Orton’s had fired a handgun…

Grand Forks Police Theft Investigation

GRAND FORKS, ND — The Grand Forks Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying this individual in an investigation regarding the theft of coins and damage to laundry machines from an apartment building in Grand Forks. If you have any information on this individual, or if you are this individual,  please contact Det. Riedinger at triedinger@grandforksgov.com or call 701-787-8011….

People In Grand Forks Asked To Check Their Property For Missing Man

Fernando Balboa was last seen at his home on Saturday

GRAND FORKS, ND — Police in Grand Forks are asking people to check their property, garages, sheds and more to try and find a missing man. Fernando Balboa was last seen at his home on Saturday. Police believe it’s possible he may have sought shelter somewhere to get out of the elements. They say the 55-year-old Balboa needs medication every…

UPDATE: Grand Forks Police Release Identity of Man Found Dead

Police say it appears Sidney Bina's injury was self-inflicted and there is no indication of foul play

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police in Grand Forks are investigating the death of a man found in a parking lot near Bringwatt Park. Officers on routine patrol in the area discovered the body of 75-year-old Sidney Bina about 1 a.m. Police say it appears Bina’s injury was self-inflicted and there is no indication of foul play. The death remains under investigation….

Grand Forks Police Investigate Attempted Abduction Suspect

Police Lt. Brett Johnson says it happened around 3:35 p.m. Thursday, when the girl was walking home in the 33-hundred block of South 10th St.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KFGO) – Grand Forks Police are looking for a man who tried to lure a sixth-grade girl from Schroeder Middle School into his mini-van. Police Lt. Brett Johnson says it happened around 3:35 p.m. Thursday, when the girl was walking home in the 33-hundred block of South 10th St. Police say the suspect is 50-to-60 years old,…

Grand Forks Police Warn About Fraudulent Bank Transactions And Fake $100 Bills

The bills may pass the marker test

GRAND FORKS, ND — A warning to check your bank statements from the Grand Forks Police Department. They have received a number of reports of unauthorized transactions taking place on accounts at financial institutions. It includes both withdrawals and deposits. People are typically unaware of the transactions until they review their statements or receive notification about the suspicious activity. If you…

Police Identify Man Found Dead In Pickup

36-year-old Bradley Beiswenger, with no permanent address, was believed to be homeless.

GRAND FORKS, ND (KFGO) – Police have identified a man who was found dead in the bed of a pickup last Friday. 36-year-old Bradley Beiswenger, with no permanent address, was believed to be homeless. Beiswenger was found unresponsive in the covered bed of the pickup. Police say he was using a propane heater to keep warm and was overcome by…

Grand Forks K-9 Officer Makes Major Drug Seizure

Police say K-9 Shelby and Corporal Andrew Ebertowski were assisting Grand Forks County Deputies on a traffic stop n the 4300 block of Gateway Drive when Shelby "alerted" to the smell of illegal narcotics.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KFGO) – A Grand Forks police K-9 and his officer handler are credited with helping make a large drug seizure in the city over the weekend. Police say K-9 Shelby and Corporal Andrew Ebertowski were assisting Grand Forks County Deputies on a traffic stop n the 4300 block of Gateway Drive when Shelby “alerted” to the smell…

Man Overhead Saying He Had A Bomb In His Computer At Grand Forks Public Library

Police arrested 34-year-old Raymond Lassiter

GRAND FORKS, ND — A Grand Forks man was arrested after he was overheard saying he had a bomb in his computer. Police arrested 34-year-old Raymond Lassiter at the Grand Forks Public Library around 2:30 this afternoon. The library was cleared for a short time so officers could investigate. Nothing was found and the library was re-opened a short time later….

Missing Person Has Been Found

Michael Allen is described as a Caucasian male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, and weighs 220 pounds.

UPDATE 8/13/2018 8pm — Michael Allen has been located and is safe. The University of North Dakota Police Department would like say thank you to our local media partners for assisting in sharing our message. We would also like to say thank you to our community for their assistance in locating Michael. *ORIGINAL STORY BELOW* GRAND FORKS, ND — The…