UPDATE: Five hour armed standoff ends in Jamestown

(courtesy, NewsDakota.com)JAMESTOWN, N.D. (KVRR) – A man is taken to the hospital after a standoff lasting more than five hours in Jamestown. Authorities were called to the 100 block of 5th Street Northwest around 10:45 A.M. Officers responded to a man barricaded inside a home after threatening to kill a woman he kept against her will overnight who later ran….

Around 115 Ukrainian Refugees Resettle In North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — North Dakota’s Refugee Coordinator says 115 Ukrainian refugees have arrived or have been authorized to resettle in the state. Nearly half of them are now in the Bismarck-Mandan area. Several other communities across the state have also welcomed at least one family, including Fargo, Grand Forks, Glenfield, Medora, Jamestown, and Williston. The Ukrainians arriving all have…

Man killed by police officer in South Fargo identified

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Police identifies the victim involved in the shooting on Friday as 28-year-old Shane Netterville, a Native American man who was last known to live in Jamestown. Adam O’Brien, who’s been with Fargo Police for eleven years, has been placed on paid administrative leave while the North Dakota BCI conducts an investigation into the officer’s use…

Jamestown Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 17-Year-Old

Thomas RemmickJAMESTOWN, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — A Jamestown man is arrested, accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old Tuesday night. Police say 71-year-old Thomas Remmick followed the victim in his vehicle, enticed the juvenile to get into his car, and then sexually assaulted the victim while driving in and around Jamestown. The victim did not know Remmick. He was located thanks to…

UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal bicycle crash north of Jamestown

The victim is a 20-year-old man from Illinois

STUTSMAN COUNTY, N.D. (KVRR) —  One person is dead after a truck crashes into a bicycle on State Highway 20, north of Jamestown. The victim is a 20-year-old Timothy St. John from North Brook, Illinois.  St. John was wearing a helmet. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the truck was driven by 78-year-old James Lees, of Jamestown. Authorities say Lees…

Charges declined in sexual assault claim against Jamestown mayor

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (KVRR) – Charges will not be filed against Jamestown Mayor Dwaine Heinrich, who had been under investigation after a woman claimed Heinrich inappropriately touched her. In January, a woman called police to complain that Heinrich was “being pretty belligerent, poking me in the chest, and touching my breast.” The woman said the incident happened in a Jamestown bar….