Moorhead Police Department

Walmart employee aids police in tracking down Moorhead mosque vandalism suspect

"This person in particular got it narrowed down to the time frame of when this incident happened and then gave that information to one of our detectives."

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Twenty-two-year-old Benjamin Enderle sits in a Clay County jail tonight, accused of vandalizing a Moorhead Mosque. His arrest is being credited to a Walmart store employee. “An investigator came out when the mosque had video ready for us and we started working on the case,” Moorhead Police Chief Shannon Monroe said. Monroe recounts how a Walmart…

People of all faiths come together to clean up vandalism at a Moorhead mosque

From vandalized walls to clean walls, people coming from all over to help wipe away hate speech at the Moorhead Fargo Islamic Center Mosque.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — People pulling out cleaning supplies to wash off hate messages on a Moorhead mosque. “In our religion, which is the month of Ramadan, it’s called take care of your neighbor and my community is practicing what I believe,” Moorhead Fargo Islamic Center Mosque Main Adviser Sajid Ghauri said. From vandalized walls to clean walls, people coming…

Suspect Wanted for Mosque Vandalism in Moorhead

Moorhead Fargo Islamic Center Mosque members waking up to hate speech sprayed painted onto the walls.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead police and the FBI are investigating vandalism at a local mosque. “These are people who live in our community. They work in our community. Our children go to school together. We are one community that loves one another. That supports one another and this is not to be tolerated in our city and it’s unacceptable,” Moorhead…

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…