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Woman Arrested During Brawl At Fargo South Is Charged

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — We have new information in an exclusive story we brought you Monday night about a brawl that erupted in a Fargo South parking lot Friday night during a football game. A woman who was arrested, Alisha Mayho of Fargo, has now been charged with resisting police, a misdemeanor. She was released from jail on Saturday after…

Proposed bill in ND would eliminate bonds for misdemeanors

"Our number one concern for our community is public safety we want to make sure that our citizens are safe that our businesses are safe."

BISMARCK, N.D. — A proposed bill would allow for a cite and release method for people faced with misdemeanor charges in North Dakota. “What this bill would do is it would allow officers to cite and release the person on their own recognizance which we can already do so we can either do it on scene or that person can…

Suspected Shooter Charged with 5 Felonies Including Murder

The charges were filed on Wednesday.

FARGO, N.D.–The Cass County State’s Attorney has released the list of charges filed against 21-year-old Reng Zechariah Ayong. Ayong was arrested after one person was killed and another injured during a shooting on Tuesday. The State’s Attorney is charging Ayong with five felonies and one misdemeanor. The felonies include murder, conspiracy to commit robbery, reckless endangerment, theft of property and…

Judge Dismisses Felony Charge Related to Pipeline Protest

Malcolm still faces a misdemeanor charge of engaging in a riot.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A judge in North Dakota has dismissed a felony conspiracy charge against a South Dakota man who prosecutors say was part of the 2016 riot at the Dakota Access pipeline construction site. Lawrence Malcolm Jr. was charged last year with conspiring to commit criminal mischief based on DNA from a cigarette butt left at the scene. His attorney argued…

Teen Who Assaulted Officer Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

Seventeen-year-old Gavin Johnson is one of four teens charged in the January 2018 disturbance.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A teen who pleaded guilty to assaulting an officer during a disturbance at the Youth Correctional Center in Mandan has been sentenced to 3 years in prison. Seventeen-year-old Gavin Johnson is one of four teens charged in the January 2018 disturbance. Morton County Assistant State’s Attorney Austin Gunderson says Johnson followed a correctional officer into a closet and assisted…

Former Sheriff Reaches Plea Deal To Avoid Felony Charges

Johnny Lawson Was The Former Sheriff of Wells County, North Dakota

FESSENDEN, N.D. — A former sheriff who is facing charges for dealing drugs and bribery has agreed to plead guilty to a pair of misdemeanors. 42-year-old Johnny Lawson agreed to the deal during a hearing with District Court Judge Daniel Narum. The judge rejected an earlier plea deal calling for the former Wells County sheriff to plead guilty to a…

Man Facing Charges After Punching Police Horse in Minneapolis

It's not the sort of crime anyone really expects. KMSP Reporter Jack Highberger has more from Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — A 22-year-old man is facing charges of assault after police say he attacked one of their own over the weekend. “For someone to actually come up and strike one of our horses is fairly rare,” said Officer Corey Schmidt, who is with the Minneapolis Police Department. It’s not the sort of crime anyone really expects, but in downtown…

Fargo Woman Charged with Manslaughter after Victim Dies from Injuries

She is also facing misdemeanor charges in West Fargo for theft and criminal conspiracy

FARGO, ND — The man who was injured after falling off the hood of a moving vehicle in South Fargo has died. Police say 33-year-old Joshua Fonder fell off of a vehicle being driven by 27-year-old Alicia Johnson of Fargo in the 1200 block of 26th Avenue South on May 22. Johnson was later arrested in Moorhead and has now…

Cass County Deputy Arrests Man on I-29 Allegedly Going 110 MPH

There were three adult passengers in the vehicle at the time

FARGO, ND — A man is arrested for a DUI after a deputy clocks him driving 110 miles per hour. A Cass County Sheriff’s Deputy pulled over 22-year-old Carter Schulke last night about 8:30 on I-29 in the area of Main Avenue in Fargo. Schulke was arrested for under the influence of alcohol and misdemeanor level reckless endangerment. There were…