Minnesota State Patrol

Man Injured in Douglas County Rollover

The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened around 8:45 Saturday night near Carlos, Minnesota

CARLOS, Minn. — One man is injured during a rollover in Douglas County. The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened around 8:45 Saturday night near Carlos. Sixty-three-year-old Michael Allen from Alexandria was traveling southbound on Highway 29 when his SUV went off the road and into the ditch. The vehicle rolled and hit a tree. Allen was taken to the…

ATV Crash Kills Twin Valley Man

The Minnesota State Patrol says an ATV traveling south on a township road failed to yield to a pickup at the intersection with State Highway 113 and the vehicles collided.

NORMAN COUNTY, MINN. (KFGO) – A fatal crash in Norman County. The Minnesota State Patrol says an ATV traveling south on a township road failed to yield to a pickup at the intersection with State Highway 113 and the vehicles collided. The 27-year old man from Twin Valley man driving the ATV died. His name has not been released. The…

Minnesota State Patrol Says Deaths During “100 Deadliest Days” Slightly Down

The number dropped to 116 from 121 fatalities last year

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A slightly smaller number of people lost their lives on the roads this year between Memorial Day and Labor Day in Minnesota. According to preliminary numbers from the Minnesota State Patrol’s “Deadliest Days” campaign, there were 116 deaths this year over the 100–day stretch. That compares with 121 people who passed away on the roads last year during…

UPDATE: Man Killed in Polk Co. Crash Identified

GENTILLY TOWNSHIP, Minn. – A Grand Forks man is dead after a crash near Crookston around 12:30 PM Thursday. The Minnesota State Patrol says a semi driven by a 64-year-old Grand Forks man was heading west on Highway 2. A pickup driven by 51-year-old Christopher Bacon rear-ended the truck at the intersection of County Road 46. Bacon died at the…

All 22 Students Treated and Released after School Bus From Grand Rapids, MN Involved In An Accident

Initially, seven students and the driver were transported to the ER in Bagley and Fosston with minor injuries, such as cuts and abrasions.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption POLK COUNTY, MN — A Grand Rapids area school bus was involved in a one vehicle accident. The Minnesota State Patrol reports that around 8:20 a.m. Monday morning the bus was traveling westbound on Highway 2 near Lengby, Minnesota. The driver lost control of the school bus, entering the center…

Attempted Murder Charges Filed Against Suspect In Officer Involved Shooting

Prosecutors say 30-year-old Melody Gray of Milwaukee pointed a 9mm handgun at trooper Mark Peterson and tried to pull the trigger as Peterson was attempting to handcuff her passenger, 29-year-old Domonique Crayton.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KFGO) – Attempted murder charges have been filed against a woman accused of trying to shoot a Minnesota state trooper near Moorhead. Prosecutors say 30-year-old Melody Gray of Milwaukee pointed a 9mm handgun at trooper Mark Peterson and tried to pull the trigger as Peterson was attempting to handcuff her passenger, 29-year-old Domonique Crayton. Peterson shot Gray in…

Details Released In Officer Involved Shooting

The two suspects are both from Milwaukee, Domonique Maurice Crayton and Melody Victoria Gray.

Domonique Crayton and Melody Gray 1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, MN —  The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has released the name of the trooper who shot a woman during an officer involved shooting incident earlier this week just east of Moorhead.  Trooper Mark Peterson has been with the…

Officer Involved Shooting on I-94 Outside of Moorhead

During the encounter the trooper discharged their weapon, striking the female who then fled into a nearby field and was later located with a gunshot wound.

MOORHEAD, MN — An officer involved shooting ends in one person hospitalized and another under arrest. The incident happened on I-94 just west of Moorhead Monday morning.   A State Patrol Trooper responded to a one vehicle crash on I-94 just east of Moorhead shortly before 10:30 Monday morning. The trooper arrived on the scene and found a vehicle had…

Minnesota Cracking Down On Major Marijuana Busts

they've noticed less people are trying to hide the drugs in their cars

MINNESOTA — In the past two months, Minnesota State Patrol has seized more than 500 pounds of marijuana combined between busts in Otter Tail County and Alexandria. In two of the three instances, K-9 units were used to find the drugs. Fifteen troopers across the state have a dog assigned to them. Although they train the dogs to sniff the vehicles…

Grand Forks Man Arrested After Chase In Moorhead

Around 9:45 p.m., Clay County authorities were notified that a pursuit started by the North Dakota Highway Patrol was in Cass County and heading towards Moorhead.

Moorhead, MN (KFGO) – With the help of citizens, a Grand Forks man was arrested after a chase that started in North Dakota ended in Moorhead, Minnesota Monday night. Around 9:45 p.m., Clay County authorities were notified that a pursuit started by the North Dakota Highway Patrol was in Cass County and heading towards Moorhead. Moorhead Sgt. Thad Stafford says…