Minnesota State Patrol

Man Jailed After Robbery Report in Moorhead

The Clay County Attorneys Office will decide on charges. 

MOORHEAD, Minn.- A Fargo man is in the Clay County Jail after a robbery in south Moorhead Monday night. Police say 21–year–old Penja Lawuya met the victim on social media and discussed selling an electronic device. He then allegedly entered the victim’s car and displayed a handgun and took the device. Lawuya faces aggravated robbery charges. Shortly before 9 p.m….

‘Click It or Ticket’ Extra Seat Belt Enforcement in West Central Minnesota Kicks Off

Nearly 100 Minnesota drivers were killed last year because they weren't buckled up

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Local law enforcement officers say the first line of defense in a car crash is wearing a seat belt. But according to this year’s Seat Belt Survey, only 79 percent of west central Minnesota drivers are buckling up. “A lot of times people start to think that, ‘Hey, you know, most of those crashes just happen where…

I-94 Border to Border Enforcement Planned

The enforcement effort begins August 26 through September 1 leading up to the Labor Day holiday.

Fargo, N.D.–The North Dakota Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Minnesota State Patrol and Wisconsin State Patrol, will be conducting a border-to-border enforcement saturation effort on Interstate 94. The enforcement effort begins August 26 through September 1 leading up to the Labor Day holiday. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the saturation effort will be on aggressive driving behaviors. Troopers…

2 Tour Buses Crash Near Minnesota State Fair

The crash happened shortly before 10:30 a.m. on Highway 280, about a-half mile from the fair.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN–Eight people were injured when two tour buses collided near the Minnesota State Fairgrounds just as the event was getting under way. Minnesota State Patrol Lt. Gordon Shank said one of the buses was heading to the State Fair with 43 passengers and a driver. The other bus was empty, aside from the driver. Both drivers were among the…

WE Fest By The Numbers: DWI’s Up, Crashes Way Down

Minnesota State Patrol says despite the heavy traffic they did not respond to or investigate any crashes

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Arrests during the annual WE Fest near Detroit Lakes are common, but no crashes are unusual. Minnesota State Patrol says despite the heavy traffic they did not respond to or investigate any crashes. Troopers did stop more than 1,400 vehicles and made 24 DWI arrests. That is up sharply from 11 arrests during last summer’s festival….

Six Killed In Crash North of Rochester, MN

Preliminary reports indicate a vehicle was going the wrong-way, heading eastbound, when it struck another vehicle heading westbound on I-90 near mile post 223.

EYOTA, Minn. (AP) _ The Minnesota State Patrol says six people have died in a fiery, wrong-way crash on Interstate 90. The patrol says a vehicle heading eastbound struck another car going westbound around 1:30 a.m. Friday. Patrol spokesman Scott Wasserman says one of the cars caught fire. The crash happened near Eyota in southeastern Minnesota. Investigators are still trying…

Minnesota State Patrol Looking for Car Involved in Fatal Hit-and-Run

The car is described as a smaller sedan, white or silver in color

OTTER TAIL COUNTY –The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for help finding a car involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash early this morning in Otter Tail County. Three males were walking on the shoulder of Highway 78, and one of them tripped and fell into traffic. A car hit the person and kept going without stopping. The two other people…

West Fargo Woman Arrested On Suspicion of Drunk Driving After Two-Vehicle Crash

Minnesota state patrol says 21-year-old Mikaela Kujanson pulled in front of an SUV on Highway 59

OTTER TAIL CO., MN — A West Fargo woman was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after a two-vehicle crash in Otter Tail County Sunday night. The state patrol says 21-year-old Mikaela Kujanson pulled in front of an SUV on Highway 59 on Fish Lake Road around 9 p.m. Four people in the SUV, all from Detroit Lakes, were taken…

Alcohol was a Factor in Otter Tail Co. Crash That Injured 5 People

The state patrol says a pickup traveling on Fish Lake Road failed to yield the right-of-way at Highway 59.

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, MN (KFGO) – The Minnesota State Patrol says alcohol was a factor in a two-vehicle crash that injured five people north of Pelican Rapids shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday. The state patrol says a pickup traveling on Fish Lake Road failed to yield the right-of-way at Highway 59 and pulled out in front of an SUV on…

One Fatality After Morning Rollover Crash in Moorhead

Crews responded to the scene around 7 this morning

MOORHEAD, MN– One of the victims from the motor vehicle crash on 28th Avenue near 34th Street passed away from injuries sustained in the crash. Three people are seriously injured after a single-vehicle rollover crash in the 3300 block of 28th Avenue North in Moorhead. Crews from Clay County, Moorhead, Dilworth, F-M Ambulance and Minnesota State Patrol responded to the…