Moorhead Police

‘What we really want is justice for Richard’ Family remembers Richard Stephen as loving, gentle spirit

His family is still looking for answers after the 33-year-old was assaulted and killed in Moorhead last week

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Heart-shaped balloons filled the sky Saturday evening, as Richard Stephen’s family and friends said goodbye to the man they say impacted so many lives. “He’s always there for people, and I think his death hurts a lot of people because they know that Richard wouldn’t hurt a fly,” said Richard’s younger sister Diana Mungu. “They know he’s…

Search For Murder Evidence at Clay County Landfill

MOORHEAD, MN – Law enforcement officers are searching the Clay County landfill near Hawley, Minn. in connection with the death investigation of Dystynee Avery. The 19-year-old Avery was last seen on April 3. Twenty-seven-year-old Ethan Broad has been charged with second-degree murder without intent while committing a felony. According to court documents, Broad told investigators that he killed Avery in…

Complaint Says Moorhead Man Dismembered Murder Victim, Placed Body Parts in Dumpster

If convicted, Broad could face up to 40 years in prison.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Charges have been filed against a Moorhead man in connection with the death of a woman who had been missing since April 3. Twenty-seven-year-old Ethan Broad is charged with second-degree murder without intent while committing a felony. According to court documents, Broad told Moorhead police that he killed 19-year-old Dystynee Avery in self-defense before he dismembered the victim by…

Man Arrested after Stealing Vehicle and Fleeing Police

The stolen vehicle is described as a black 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE: The Fargo Police Department arrested a man and recovered the stolen vehicle involved in the pursuit. Police say a staff member at the Fargo Inn & Suites at 1025 38 Street South notified authorities that a vehicle matching the description arrived at the hotel. Twenty-six-year-old Joshua Alan Evanoff was…

Moorhead Police Takes On Moorhead Youth Hockey

The sports center also held a Chuck-A-Puck for prizes, silent auction and a raffle.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police officers took off their badges and picked up the hockey stick to support a good cause. The department faced off against the Moorhead Youth Players at the Moorhead Sports Center. The game brought in a crowd of people cheering on both sides. The sports center also held a Chuck-A-Puck for prizes, silent auction and a…

Missing Moorhead Woman Found Safe

MOORHEAD, MN — Moorhead Police tell KVRR that a missing woman has been found and is safe. Friends of Dakota Rhodes posted several notices on social media regarding her disappearance Sunday night. A missing persons report was filed late on Sunday. Police say they have no more information beyond that Rhodes is located and safe. Categories: Community, Local News, Moorhead…

Moorhead Police Wants To Ease People’s Minds When They’re Leaving For Vacation

The program is free and offered all year round. 

MOORHEAD, Minn.- They have been providing the “Vacation House Check” service since the program started almost two decades ago. They want to make sure people get to fully enjoy their vacations without having to worry about someone breaking into their home. “They go there and they’re going to park in the driveway and go up to the garage door, the…

Moorhead Police Release Video of Stolen Vehicle Pursuit

The stolen vehicle is a 2011 orange Dodge Avenger last seen with Minnesota license plate CEP627.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Moorhead Police are asking the public’s assistance locating the driver of a stolen vehicle who fled from police on Thursday, October 10. Police reported to the area of 100 5 Street South for a fireworks complaint. While officers were checking the area, they noticed an occupied vehicle in the Moorhead Library parking lot. An officer ran the license plate…

Update: Moorhead Runaway Located

Joshua Neumayer was located without incident.

UPDATE: Joshua Phillip Neumayer has been located and is in the custody of his legal guardian. The City of Moorhead says Neumayer was located without incident thanks to observant citizens.   MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Moorhead Police Department is asking for assistance locating a runaway boy. Joshua Phillip Neumayer is 13-years-old and described as being 5’7″, 140 pounds, with brown hair and…

Man Accused Of Armed Robbery After Victims Meet To Buy Game Console

Moorhead Police Say Robbery Happened Wednesday Afternoon

MOORHEAD, Minn. —Moorhead police arrest a man they say robbed people trying to buy a game system from them. They responded to the 1800 block of 9th Avenue South around 4:45 Wednesday afternoon. The victims told them they met up with 34-year-old John Sargent to buy a video game console. They say he took their money then pulled out a…