Man Pleads Guilty To Child Porn After Wife Finds His Hidden Cell Phone

Alexander McManus Faced Three Counts In Federal Court

FARGO, N.D. — A Jamestown man has pleaded guilty in federal court to three counts of distributing and possessing child porn. Law enforcement was tipped off to the actions of Alexander McManus, 55, after his wife found a cell phone wedged behind their fridge. Authorities say McManus admitted that the cell phone and a flash drive found under his mattress…

Deer Hits Motorcyclist Near Steele, North Dakota

Two motorcyclists injured and taken to hospitals in Bismarck

Two motorcyclists were injured after one was hit by a deer. Three motorcycles were traveling on I-94 between Jamestown and Bismarck Saturday afternoon when a deer hit one of the bikes east of Steele, North Dakota. Sixty-year-old Lyle Herman, of Mandan, was thrown from his motorcycle and landed in the ditch. Twenty-seven-year-old Christof Paul, of Bismarck, laid his motorcycle to…

Authorities Searching for Woman who Escaped State Hospital in Jamestown

A white, Chevy Tahoe with chrome rims, was stolen from the area around the same time

JAMESTOWN, ND — A woman has escaped from the North Dakota State Hospital in Jamestown. Desiree McKay, 33, left through a fenced outdoor enclosure at an addiction treatment unit around 3:30. A white, Chevy Tahoe with chrome rims, was stolen from the area around the same time. It has North Dakota license plates 917 BCE. If you spot her, call…

Man Accused Of Taking Pickup In Custody After Chase

Officers Found Justin Hatten After 90 Minute Search

JAMESTOWN, N.D. – A Milaca, Minnesota man is in custody after crashing a stolen pickup near Jamestown. Authorities arrested 28-year-old Justin Hatten after he lost control of the pickup on I-94 and fled into some nearby trees. Officers began a ground search around 9:40 Saturday night and found Hatten about ninety minutes later. They say the pickup had been stolen…

Mayville State Wins NSAA Title, Clinches NAIA Tournament Berth

Mayville State scores 3 runs in the 7th inning to down Jamestown.

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (VCSU Athletics) – Mayville State players came up clutch with four straight two-out hits in the seventh inning Tuesday as the Comets rallied for a 5-3 win over University of Jamestown in the NSAA Baseball Tournament championship game. The Comets trailed 3-2 entering the bottom of the seventh inning but came storming back with a two-out rally…

White Cloud Returns to Jamestown’s National Buffalo Museum

White Cloud was preserved by a taxidermist and is back at the National Buffalo Museum

  JAMESTOWN, ND — White Cloud has returned to Jamestown. The white buffalo died last November on a ranch near Michigan, North Dakota where she lived out her last days. White Cloud was preserved by a taxidermist and is back at the National Buffalo Museum. Arnie Becker helped care for White Cloud while she was growing up. He calls her…

Two Arrested in Stutsman County for Butane Hash Oil

The deputy said he could smell marijuana and found the BHO oil along with $5500 in cash and prescription drugs

  STUTSMAN COUNTY, N.D. — Two people were arrested over the weekend in Stutsman County after they were found with large quantities of Butane Hash Oil. Adam McCarter, 35, and 31-year-old Sarah Birkholz were pulled over on April 1 for an equipment violation. The deputy said he could smell marijuana and found the BHO oil along with $5500 in cash…

Jamestown Man Sentenced for December Standoff

Troy Elhard pleaded guilty to charges after a seven hour standoff the day after Christmas

33-year-old Elhard was arrested after a standoff in Jamestown ended peacefully.  JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A Jamestown man has been sentenced for a seven hour standoff in December. Troy Elhard, 33, pleaded guilty to terrorizing and was sentenced to 51 days in jail, which he has already served and two years of probation. He is also required to undergo a psychiatric evaluation…

Jamestown Teen Injured in One-Car Crash on I-29 in Fargo

The 18-year-old driver hit a tree after going down into the ditch and had to be cut out of the vehicle

  FARGO, N.D. — A driver is injured after a one-vehicle crash on I-29 after they drove off the on ramp in Fargo. The state patrol said the 18-year-old female driver from Jamestown was attempting to exit I-94 eastbound and enter I-29 southbound. They say the driver went off the shoulder of the road, over-corrected and went into the ditch,…

One Arrested After Standoff with Jamestown Police

Brandon Haugen was arrested on suspicion of domestic assault

  A nearly five hour standoff with police in Jamestown ended with a man in custody for domestic assault. Police blocked off a section of 3rd Street Northwest around nine this morning while trying to communicate with Brandon Haugen during a welfare check. After three hours and no response from Haugen, officers entered the house and found no one inside….