Moorhead Police

Moorhead Police Officers Put Their Bikes to Work

BEING ON TWO WHEELS HELPS THEM SEE AND HEAR THINGS THEY MIGHT NOT OTHERWISE

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A husband and wife team shares more than just a last name. Ofc. Nick and Ofc. Katie Schultz also share a place on the Moorhead Police Bike Patrol squad during the summer. “So we’ll usually bike during the day around five, six hours, most of the day. And then in the evening hours, our night time hours,…

Moorhead Police Find Body in River at Johnson Park

they are working to ID the person and notify his or her family

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police have found a body in the river at Johnson Park. Police say someone told them they thought they saw a person floating in the water just after 4:00 this afternoon. When officers got to the boat launch area, they turned their water rescue into a recovery effort. Authorities are working to ID the body…

Moorhead Police Looking for Guinea Pigs Owner

If no owners are found, we will have to find a local organization who will take them in.

MOORHEAD, MN — Moorhead Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the owners of three guinea pigs. They are looking for the owners of the guinea pigs, who were found running in a park today. If no owners are found, we will have to find a local organization who will take them in. Categories: Community, Local News, Minnesota…

Former Moorhead cop investigated for vandalism at supervisor’s home

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Authorities are investigating a former Detective with the Moorhead Police Department in connection with vandalism at his ex-supervisor’s home. Last May, Det. Lt. Brad Penas’ door was shattered, his home’s siding was damaged. Penas told investigators it’s possible Bob Porter had a personal grudge against him. Police got surveillance video from the Dilworth Walmart showing Porter buying a…

Driver Takes Off After Moorhead Traffic Stop

They ran through backyards and managed to escape a perimeter police set up.

MOORHEAD, MINN. (KFGO) – A suspect who fled an attempted traffic stop in Moorhead early Tuesday being sought. Sgt. Scott Kostohryz says there was a pursuit that started near I-94, headed north of 8th Street, then went west on 18th Avenue and then north on 7th Street South before bailing out of the vehicle, along with a female passenger. They…

Moorhead Police Sgt. Announces Fundraising Total, Ran Fargo Marathon in Uniform

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The Moorhead Police Sergeant who ran the Fargo Marathon in uniform for charity announces how much money people chipped in. Sergeant Scott Kostohryz says he raised $1,000 while honoring the 163 officers who died on duty in 2018. The money will go to the Minnesota Law Enforcement Memorial Association and the Moorhead Police Athletics and Activities League….

Moorhead Police Sergeant to Run Fargo Marathon in Uniform

He's doing it to honor those killed in the line of duty

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Thousands of people will be running in the Fargo Marathon, and everyone has their own reason for taking part. Moorhead Police Sergeant Scott Kostohryz says his favorite part of running marathons, other than the finish line, is hearing the stories about why people participate. “Everyone’s got a reason to run. Nobody wakes in the morning and says, ‘I’m…

UPDATE: Moorhead Standoff Ends Peacefully

The neighborhood will be opened up very soon for residents to return home.

MOORHEAD, MN — The situation in the 1400 block of 5 St S has ended peacefully and the suspect Blake Fitzgerald, a 35-year-old Moorhead resident, is in custody on domestic assault related charges. No one was injured in this incident. The neighborhood will be opened up very soon for residents to return home. UPDATE: A man Moorhead police believe has a gun…

Moorhead Police Collect 125 lbs. of Prescription Drugs

We collected 9 boxes of medications totaling about 125 lbs. Since April 2010, the Moorhead Police has collected approximately 4,489 lb of medications from the public.

MOORHEAD, MN — This past Saturday, the Moorhead Police partnered with the DEA and Walgreens for another national prescription medication take-back event. We collected 9 boxes of medications totaling about 125 lbs. Since April 2010, the Moorhead Police has collected approximately 4,489 lb of medications from the public. The Moorhead Police Department regularly participates in the national prescription medication take-back…

Minnesota Law Enforcement Busts Distracted Drivers With Help From a School Bus

Drivers will have to go hands-free on Aug. 1st because of a new law taking effect

Moorhead, Minn. — On an average day, Moorhead Police pull over 40 to 70 people for distracted driving. But during the past year, 110 distracted drivers haven’t stopped for Moorhead Public School buses. “They have that electronic device in their hand. They’re either texting, checking their emails, searching the worldwide web is against the law in Minnesota. and we’re looking for…