Moorhead Police Department

Several people with firearms results in gunfire

Investigation remains active, police believe there is no threat to public safety

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Police in Moorhead continue to investigate a shooting that happened late Friday night. It was reported in the 2400 block of 4th avenue North. Reports claim there were several people with firearms including reports of gunfire. Once officers arrived, the suspects involved had already left and officers found a spent cartridge in a parking lot nearby. They…

15-year-old arrested after crashing into Horace bar

Bar remains open despite damage

HORACE, N.D. — A 15-year-old is arrested after authorities say he crashed a stolen car into a local bar overnight. Cass County Sheriff’s Office officials say they are grateful no one was seriously hurt. Just after two this morning, deputies responded to a car crashing into Big Erv’s Bar and Grill in Horace. “We were able to ascertain that the…

Investigations ongoing for separate shootings over the weekend

It is unknown if the incidents are related

FARGO, N.D. — Police in the metro are investigating two shootings over the weekend. One happening just before one this morning in the 800 block of 12th street north. Fargo police say a man there had a gunshot wound to his stomach. He was taken to a local hospital but his injuries are unknown at this time. Police detained some…

Moorhead Police Department to take part in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Moorhead Police Department is partnering with the DEA to take part in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on October 24. The Department will be collecting unwanted or expired prescription medications at various locations throughout the city. The Hornbacher’s at 101 11th Street S will be accepting medications from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and the Hornbacher’s at…

Moorhead Police arrest man after he reports his own crime

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Moorhead Police Department arrested a man Tuesday night after he called to report his own crime. Police say 36-year-old Matthew Gilbert called police at approximately 9:20 p.m. to report that he had “punched and cut” his roommate. When officers arrived, they interviewed everyone who was at the scene and ultimately arrested Gilbert for domestic assault and second degree…

Man crashes into Moorhead garage after suffering medical episode

Police say no criminal charges will be filed.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–A man was taken to a local hospital after crashing into a garage at an apartment complex on Tuesday. Moorhead Police say a 61-year-old man was moving his vehicle when he appeared to have a medical episode that caused him to lose control of his vehicle. He drove into the side of a garage and damaged another vehicle. First…

Man tased after resisting arrest in Moorhead on Tuesday

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Moorhead Police Department used a taser on a man who refused to comply with officers’ demands during a traffic stop Tuesday evening. At approximately 7:37 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop in the 1600 block of 1st Ave N. Police say 50-year-old Michael Coleman Brown was immediately confrontational and resisted the officer’s attempts to remove him from…

K9 Kash Outfitted With Protective Vest By Non-Profit Group

MOORHEAD, Minn. — K9 Kash is ready to take down some bad guys thanks to a new bullet and stab protective vest donated by Vested Interest in K9s. Kash and Officer Johnson with Moorhead Police completed their training and began working the streets last November. The K9 is certified in criminal apprehension and narcotics Vested Interest in K9s is a…

Moorhead Police investigate after handgun was used to break window

There were no gunshots involved in the incident and no one was injured.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Moorhead Police are investigating after a handgun was used to break a vehicle window Monday morning. The incident occurred in the 400 block of 19th Street South. Police say the victim left the scene and reported it at another location. During the initial investigation Police learned the victim and suspect knew each other. There were no gunshots involved in…