MICHAEL GRIFFIN

West Fargo man facing criminal charges from protest dies

Michael Griffin was arrested after the May 30th after the Black Lives Matter protest for aggravated assault and reckless endangerment. His family is hurt that he was dealing with these charges during the time of his death and wants his side of the story told.

FARGO, N.D. — A West Fargo man facing criminal charges for his actions during the May 30 Black Lives Matter protest has passed away. 47-year-old Michael Griffin was arrested for aggravated assault and reckless endangerment after he¬†allegedly struck a protester with his vehicle and drove three blocks with the man still on his car. Griffin’s family maintains his innocence and…

Protester Clings To Vehicle For 3 Blocks After Getting Hit

WEST FARGO, N.D. — At approximately 3:46 p.m., May 30, 2020, West Fargo police officers witnessed a vehicle versus pedestrian accident on Main Avenue in West Fargo. Officers witnessed a vehicle drive past a road block that was in place to protect a protester. The driver of the vehicle, later identified as 47-year-old Michael Griffin, was observed accelerating and striking…