Judge Convicts Fargo Man in Mapleton Gas Station Sex Assault

A pre-sentence investigation has been ordered before sentencing

  FARGO, ND — A district judge in Fargo has convicted a Fargo man in the sexual assault of an employee at a convenience store in Mapleton. Prosecutors say Abdulrahman Ali forced the female employee into a restroom at Gordy’s Travel Center in December 2015, claiming that she was his wife. Ali gave up his right to a jury trial…

Fargo Man Arrested After High Speed Pursuit

17 mile long pursuit on I-29

The North Dakota State Patrol arrested a Fargo man after a 17 mile long pursuit. Troopers responded to a reckless vehicle traveling southbound on I-29. They say 26-year-old Brice Gamboa fled authorities and led them on a chase. He was clocked driving 119 miles per hour. The pursuit ended two miles west of Mapleton on a county road. Troopers used…

Authorities Find Suspects Hiding Near A Business And In A Dumpster

Arrested In Mapleton

It’s a good thing authorities checked a dumpster in Mapleton. That is where they found one of two suspects accused of breaking into a vehicle in rural West Fargo on Tuesday afternoon. They arrested Clarissa Belgarde, 40, after finding her in the dumpster. An accomplice, Steven Summers, 28, was found hiding near a business. Belgarde and Summers are both accused…