Moorhead Police

Moorhead girl gets a new bike from police after accident

Rayna Yellowbird suffered serious injuries after she was hit by a car while on her bike.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Rayna Yellowbird was spending a summer day the same way many kids do; riding a bike around the neighborhood with her friends. Her route took her to the intersection of Elm Street and 12th Avenue North in Fargo and that’s where things took a turn for the worse. “I stopped and there was nobody going, so I…

Moorhead Police release dash cam video of traffic stop with Black Lives Matter leader

Faith Shields-Dixon filed a complaint with Moorhead Police after she was pulled over for speeding.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police officers Eric Zimmel and Kaden Oldham pulled over Faith Shields-Dixon for speeding. Dash cam video was released after Shields-Dixon filed a complaint. In the video, officers Oldham and Zimmel approach the vehicle to issue the violation for going 44 miles per hour in a 30 mile per hour zone. Shields-Dixon appears frustrated with the way…

Black Lives Matter leader alleges Moorhead police acted aggressively at traffic stop

Faith Shields-Dixon claims officer Eric Zimmel tried to force open her car door during a traffic stop for a speeding violation.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Faith Shields-Dixon was on her way home on Saturday evening when she was stopped by police by the corner of 8th St. and 12th Ave. S in Moorhead. Police told Shields-Dixon they pulled her over for a going 44 miles per hour in a 30 miles per hour zone. Shields-Dixon claims they did not handle the traffic…

El Zagal Shrine Circus partners with KVRR, local police departments for bike giveaway

The Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead police departments each received 12 bikes to give to deserving kids in their communities.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Every year, the El Zagal Shrine Circus gives away hundreds of bikes to kids for free with the help from sponsors. The Circus was cancelled this year due to COVID-19, but El Zagal Shrine made sure deserving kids still got their new ride. “The sponsors came back and said ‘We sponsor these bikes and we really…

‘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…