Moorhead Police

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…

Man Jailed After Robbery Report in Moorhead

The Clay County Attorneys Office will decide on charges. 

MOORHEAD, Minn.- A Fargo man is in the Clay County Jail after a robbery in south Moorhead Monday night. Police say 21–year–old Penja Lawuya met the victim on social media and discussed selling an electronic device. He then allegedly entered the victim’s car and displayed a handgun and took the device. Lawuya faces aggravated robbery charges. Shortly before 9 p.m….

Man Assaulted with Knife in South Moorhead

Officers located the victim and transported him to Essentia Health.

Moorhead, M.N.–Moorhead police are searching for a suspect accused of assaulting a man with a knife Monday night. Officers responded to the 1100 block of 18 1/2 Street South for a report of a male that had received a cut to his face during an incident at approximately 10:07 p.m. Officers located the victim and transported him to Essentia Health….

Driver Threatened with Hatchet in Carjacking

At this time, the suspect is described as a white male, approximately 20 years old, wearing blue jeans.

Moorhead, M.N.–Moorhead Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Main Avenue and 5th Street South after a victim reported a man threatened him with a hatchet and stole his vehicle. The victim was sitting in his vehicle in a parking lot around 1:20 a.m. when the suspect entered and asked for a ride. When the victim refused, the suspect…

Moorhead Police Officers Put Their Bikes to Work


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…