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…

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…