Larry Pope

OneFargo calls for independent investigation into officer misconduct allegation

FARGO, N.D. — Wess Philome with OneFargo says Fargo Police’s investigation into an alleged incident involving a 19-year-old West Fargo man was mishandled. Fargo Police’s investigation concluded that there is no evidence to support Larry Pope’s claim that he was detained and illegally searched. Philome says the investigating officers should’ve asked Pope to identify the officers in question through photographs….

Fargo Police Chief finds officer misconduct allegation to be unfounded

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department says its investigation was unable to find evidence to support a 19-year-old West Fargo man’s claim that he was detained and illegally searched. Larry Pope filed a complaint four days after the incident happened on June 22nd. The department says Sgt. Shane Aberle of the Office of Professional Standards reviewed GPS squad car data, messages…

Fargo Police continue to investigate officer misconduct allegation

The incident under investigation occurred on June 22.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department says the investigation regarding alleged misconduct by two officers will not be completed Friday. The incident under investigation occurred on June 22 in which 19-year-old Larry Pope claims two Fargo police officers illegally stopped, searched and harassed him. Pope was interviewed by Fargo Police on Thursday. Police say several issues that arose during the interview…