Moorhead Police Department

Moorhead Police ask for help after weekend ‘shots fired’ call

The suspect vehicle has been identified as a gray Nissan Altima with North Dakota plates.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Moorhead Police are looking for help after a weekend call about shots fired. Shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday morning, officers were dispatched to multiple shots fired in the 1500 block of 11th Street North. Witnesses say someone in a vehicle started firing a gun out the window as they were driving away. Officers found over twenty…

Man claims he couldn’t walk for two years after assault by Moorhead police officer


MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – A Moorhead man who says he couldn’t walk for nearly two years after his leg was broken by a Moorhead police officer is suing the city and seven officers. The civil rights lawsuit, filed in federal court in Minneapolis says it happened in Nov., 2019, after Moorhead police responded to a fight at an apartment complex….

Two People Caught Breaking Into Moorhead Storage Units & Arrested

Zachary Elstad and Jennifer CarowMOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Burglary charges are pending against two people caught breaking into storage units at North Star Storage in Moorhead. Police were tipped off by a concerned citizen around 3:30 this morning. They stopped and arrested 35-year-old Zachary Elstad and 42-year-old Jennifer Carow, who have no permanent address. Police found burglary tools and property…

Fargo Police Arrest Reckless Endangerment Suspect

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Andre Leshaun Darnell Strickland, 26, from Moorhead, was arrested on Wednesday, June 22. Strickland was wanted by the Fargo Police Department for his involvement in a shots fired incident in South Fargo June 19. He was arrested without incident in an apartment in Moorhead for Reckless Engenderment with a Weapon. Fargo Police Chief David Zibolski said,…

Minnesota introduces catalytic converter ID to prevent thefts

The Moorhead Police Department is among several police departments in Minnesota that have started using a new method to prevent people from stealing catalytic converters.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Moorhead Police is part of a pilot program paid through a state-funded grant estimated at more than $100,000 where they mark catalytic converters using serial numbers unique to each. A Moorhead police detective says there’s been a correlation with steel prices rising since 2020 and catalytic converter thefts across the country. “There’s three precious metals inside….

KVRR Exclusive: Undercover Moorhead Detectives Work To Get Fentanyl Off The Street

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Over the last six months, local law enforcement agencies have seized over $80,000 worth of fentanyl. “It’s huge they found that in 9/11 over in Afghanistan they started to really over produce their poppy plants and that’s really when the explosion kind of mixed between the expanding shipping out of the opioids along with the we…

Moorhead Police called to high school for a fight between students

According to the school district a fight between two students started before classes started this morning.

MOORHEAD, MN (KVRR) – A fight in the hallway of Moorhead High School was contained with the help of Moorhead Police. According to the school district a fight between two students started before classes started this morning. School administration responded and the School Resource Officer called MPD for assistance. As the students were being escorted off campus a verbal argument…

Moorhead Police’s bike patrols will soon return

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Sunshine and warmth is finally here in the region, which means you can expect to see more police on two-wheels. Moorhead Police is taking advantage of warmer temperatures by training officers for bike patrol missions. “Following the rules of the road, things like that. And then just being able to do target enforcement on bikes. People…

Law enforcement working to collect pills off the streets at Drug Take Back Day

As Red Ribbon Week continues, Moorhead Police are working to rid our communities of narcotics.

Moorhead, MN, (KVRR)- Officers set up drug take back stands at both Hornbachers locations in Moorhead, where people were encouraged to drop off pills to be destroyed by the DEA. This is an event they do twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall. They typically bring in around 70 to 100 pounds of pills. Officer…

City of Fargo Meets With Liberian Community

Prominent local authorities meet with the United Liberian Association of North Dakota

 FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The City of Fargo hosted a summit with the Liberian Business Community. Small business owners expressing their needs to the local authorities from Fargo, West Fargo, and Moorhead. Fargo’s Director of Diversity Dr. Terry Hogan says the summit offers the Liberian Community information and resources. There was also a Q and A session to find out…