Moorhead Police

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…

One Arrest After Reports Of Man Chasing Woman With Gun And Knife

Moorhead Police Apprehend Man After Chase

MOORHEAD, MN — A man is in custody after police say he chased a woman with a knife and jumped from a third floor apartment trying to get away in Moorhead. Officers were called to 18th Avenue South and 20th Street South around 10  Wednesday night. The woman was not hurt and told police he may have gone to a nearby…

Moorhead Police Investigate Armed Robbery

Officers responded shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday to a 911 call from the victim before setting up a perimeter for a K-9 track.

MOORHEAD, MINN. (KFGO) – Police say a man was robbed at gunpoint in south Moorhead after offering a stranger a ride. Officers responded shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday to a 911 call from the victim before setting up a perimeter for a K-9 track. The search was not successful and the scene was eventually cleared. The investigation is on-going. Police…

Teen Who Found Deposit Bag Full of Money Recognized For Doing The Right Thing

Moorhead Police Chief Shannon Monroe presented Jeremy Murray with a Citizen Recognition Letter

MOORHEAD, MN — A scout in Moorhead did the right thing and he is being recognized for it. Police Chief Shannon Monroe presented Jeremy Murray with a Citizen Recognition Letter. On February 5, Jeremy found a bank deposit bag full of money while on his way to school. The bag belonged to an area business. He immediately contacted the Moorhead Police…

Man Stabbed Multiple Times in Moorhead

During the investigation, it was determined that the suspect and the victim are associates.

MOORHEAD, MINN. (KFGO) – One person was injured and another was arrested following a stabbing in Moorhead. Police responded to a call at 8:45 p.m. Monday to 1003 22nd Avenue South on a report a man had been stabbed multiple times. He was taken to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. The extent of injuries are not available. During the investigation,…

UPDATE: Moorhead Police Locate Missing Teenager

Danelle Hope Flores is described as being 4'11", 125 lbs, brown hair and green eyes.

1/1 Not actual vehicle Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE:  Thursday, February 28, 2019:  Danelle Flores, age 14, has been located in our metro area.  She is currently safe in Moorhead.  The 2014 Chevy Cruze listed in the previous press release has also been located.  The Moorhead Police Department would like to thank the community and local media for their assistance in…

Moorhead Police Searching For Man Who Stole Vehicle and Gun

The police department says around 7:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to Snarr Hall on Minnesota State University Moorhead's campus for a report of a stolen vehicle.

Moorhead, MN (KFGO) – Moorhead police are searching for a man who stole a vehicle and a gun Tuesday night. The vehicle has been recovered. The police department says around 7:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to Snarr Hall on Minnesota State University Moorhead’s campus for a report of a stolen vehicle. While officers were taking the report, another officer located…

Police: No Threat To Safety At Horizon Middle School

 A photo on social media has created security concerns

MOORHEAD, MN — A photo on social media has created security concerns at Horizon Middle School in Moorhead. School officials say it was first brought to their attention last week and investigated. Police determined that there was no threat to school safety. In the last 24 hours, the photo has circulated again on social media. District officials say quote “we take…