Moorhead Police

LIVE: Moorhead Officer Shares Safety Tips for Trick-or-Treaters

Officer Schultz suggests keeping a close eye on your child and wearing reflective clothing

KVRR’s Maggie LaMere talks about the importance of visibility at night for trick-or-treaters with Katie Schultz, a Moorhead school resource officer. Categories: Morning – In The Community Tags: Moorhead Police, Safety, trick-or-treating, visibility

Moorhead Police Looking To ID Man

The suspect may be driving a dark colored, newer model, Jeep Renegade.

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, MN — Moorhead Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who may be a suspect in a theft. The department posted on their Facebook page. They would like to speak with the man regarding a prescription medication theft that occurred on 9/17/18 at Walgreens. The suspect may be driving a dark colored,…

Moorhead Officer Charged With DUI Has Resigned

Sgt. Thad Stafford was off duty when he was arrested in August after someone near Mick's Office Bar reported seeing an intoxicated man get into a vehicle.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KFGO) – A Moorhead police officer who had been charged with two counts of drunken driving has resigned. Sgt. Thad Stafford was off duty when he was arrested in August after someone near Mick’s Office Bar reported seeing an intoxicated man get into a vehicle. Police later located the vehicle in the 2000 block of 33rd street south….

Moorhead Police Sergeant Charged With DWI

Sgt. Thad Stafford A 20-Year Police Veteran

MOORHEAD, MINN. — A 20–year veteran of the Moorhead Police Department is charged with two counts of driving while intoxicated. A citizen reported what he thought was an intoxicated man getting into a vehicle outside Mick’s Office Bar in Moorhead around 7:00 Thursday night. An officer matched the plate description to a vehicle owned by Sgt. Thad Stafford. They found…

Fugitives Accused of Injuring Officers in Moorhead Caught

U.S. Marshals High Plains Fugitive Task Force officers were arresting a person at 218 9th Street North when officers spotted to two others being sought, 36-year old Jesse Byzewski, and 42-year old Laura Lorsung and tried to arrest them.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE – Two people wanted for slightly injuring a member of the U.S. Marshals Service High Plains Fugitive Task Force in Moorhead have been caught near Devils Lake. The search for 36 year–old Jesse Byzewski and 42 year–old Laura Lorsung started in North Moorhead on Monday afternoon when officers saw them…

Update: Homeowner May Face Charges In Arson Investigation

Constance Gail Thompson (64 years old) was home alone at the time and suffered non-life threatening injuries as a result of the fire.

UPDATE – MOORHEAD, MN — Moorhead Police are releasing the name of the homeowner that dialed #911 to report that her house located at 1924 29 Street Circle South was on fire on Monday evening. Constance Gail Thompson (64 years old) was home alone at the time and suffered non-life threatening injuries as a result of the fire. She was…

Moorhead Police on Extra Patrols After Possible Snapchat Threat

authorities say the threat is not credible but they're still taking precautions

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police took on extra patrols around Moorhead High School after a possible threat on a social media app was reported Wednesday. School district officials and the police department issued a release saying they had been told about the threat by multiple people who had seen it circulating on Snapchat. Authorities investigated the picture, which showed…

Moorhead Police Looking For Man With Guns

Officers responded to reports of the man carrying a long gun and a handgun outside Terrace on the Green apartments in the 1600 block of 20th Street South around 7:30.

MOORHEAD (KFGO) – An armed man is being sought for questioning after he ran from Moorhead police Sunday night. Officers responded to reports of the man carrying a long gun and a handgun outside Terrace on the Green apartments in the 1600 block of 20th Street South around 7:30. When the man spotted police, he bolted inside the five building complex…

Are Police Losing a Tool with Backpage.com?

Police have used the site as a tool to catch traffickers just as traffickers have used to site to do business

The site Backpage.com has removed its adult section after a Senate Homeland Security Investigation found it had knowingly facilitated online sex trafficking. Law Enforcement has used the site to help catch traffickers. “The audacity of a group of American citizens wishing to hide behind the first amendment when they exploit children is beyond me,” said North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp…