K9

Fargo Police Find Mobile Meth Lab, Hawley Man Arrested

A K9 tipped off officers that drugs were inside the vehicle

FARGO, ND — A man passed out behind the wheel resulted in Fargo authorities finding a mobile meth lab. Police say they found 51-year-old Paul Robertson of Hawley under the influence in a vehicle in the 1800 block of South University Drive early Monday morning. A K9 tipped off officers that drugs were inside the vehicle. A search turned up…

Fargo Police Department’s Bittersweet Farewell

The public is invited to enjoy a show, and also say a bittersweet goodbye to a special k9

FARGO, ND–The United States Police Canine Association gathers the regions very best right here in Fargo. The public is invited to enjoy a show, and also say a bittersweet goodbye. You may have noticed heavy police presence in the metro. It’s not just law enforcement officers from across the region. People are gathered from North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, Wisconsin…

Goodbye Earl: K9 Earl Retires from the Fargo Police Department

K9 Earl has spent his last 10 years on the force alongside Lieutenant George Vinson

FARGO, ND — The fastest, finest and furriest member of the Fargo Police Department is retiring. “I’ve had such a great opportunity to be involved in such exciting, worthwhile, self–fulfilling things with my partner” said Lt. George Vinson, who is Earl’s handler. K9 Earl has spent his last 10 years on the force alongside Lieutenant George Vinson. Work may not…

Meet Blue: New Addition to Fargo K9 Unit

The department posted this picture of the K9 on their Facebook page

  FARGO, ND — The Fargo Police Department has a new K9 officer and thanks to you, a brand new name. The department posted this picture of the K9 on their Facebook page. K9 Blue is a Belgian Malinois and the department says he was selected for the force because of his high drive. Blue is with his future handler,…

Man Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Car, Fleeing Police, Taking Cab to Fargo Hotel

They say they found his car abandoned in a nearby parking lot and brought in K9 units to help track him down

  FARGO, ND — One man is in custody after police say he led authorities on a 90-mile-per hour chase, jumped into a cab and hid out in local hotel. Nils Njus, 52, is facing multiple drug and traffic and charges, including driving a stolen vehicle and felony fleeing. Police say they attempted to pull Njus over on I-94 before he…

Fargo Police Want You To Name The K9

The new dog will begin his or her training June 26th and will finish August 4th. First thing’s first….we need a name! That’s where you come in.

Fargo Police are adding a K9 to their force. They’re looking for your help. Help naming the new police canine. The new dog will begin his or her training June 26th and will finish August 4th. First thing’s first….we need a name! That’s where you come in. We are looking for the public to suggest names. You can do so…

Police Search for Wanted Man who Broke into Fargo Home to Hide

Fargo Police Search For a Man Who Fled Police and Possibly Burglarized a Fargo Home

  FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police are searching for a man that fled police and is suspected of breaking into a house to hide. The man who was wanted on a warrant was spotted by an officer around 1:30 a.m. in the 100 block of 18th St. South. Once the man saw police he ran. Police soon received a report…

Police in Moorhead Looking for Robbery Suspect

Officers were unable to track down the suspect, but said there is no threat to the public

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Officers in Moorhead said they need help looking for a man who reportedly held a store clerks arm down and took cash. It happened at Brady’s Service Center on 24th Ave South. Authorities said the suspect had one hand in his jacket, possibly suggesting he had a weapon. He then demanded money from the till and ran…

West Fargo K9 Receives Bullet Proof Vest

The vest is embroidered with the sentiment, "In memory of K9 Jethro, Canton, OH Police Department".

ToSti, West Fargo Police K9, received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation. The vest is embroidered with the sentiment, “In memory of K9 Jethro, Canton, OH Police Department”. K9 ToSti is a 2-year-old Dutch Shepherd. He is a dual purpose K9 and works the night shift. He is certified nationally in narcotics detection through United…

K9 Officer Regional Meet Scheduled in Fargo

Local authorities hope those who visit the event will get a whole new perspective on what K9 units are all about

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo has been chosen to host a three day regional K9 service dog meet. More than 70 police dogs will show up to the Region 12 United States Police Canine Association gathering. Moorhead hosted the same meet-up about 10 years ago. Local authorities hope those who visit the event will get a whole new perspective on what…