Moorhead Police

Police in Fargo, Moorhead investigate stolen vehicle crash involving injuries

Stolen car crash 1/28/21FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – Several people were injured Thursday morning when a stolen vehicle crashed in the vicinity of 12th Avenue and 2nd Street North in Fargo. Fargo police say the fast-moving vehicle crossed into Moorhead where it was spotted by police before the driver headed back to Fargo on the Center Ave. Bridge. The vehicle hit a…

Three Moorhead officers recognized for ‘exceptional actions and service’

Officers Hermes, Bischoff and YagowMOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Two Moorhead police officers have received Lifesaving Awards and another officer was given the Distinguished Service Award. In December, Officers Anastacia Hermes and Maria Bischoff overheard an emergency dispatch for a female who was not breathing. Both officers quickly cleared their current calls to respond to the medical assist. Bischoff and Hermes…

Annual Moorhead Shop-With-A-Cop event adjusted due to pandemic

Although this year’s event looks different than normal, it continues to have a big impact on kids across the metro

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — The Moorhead Police Athletics & Activities League teams up with other local organizations to host the annual Shop-With-A-Cop event. For most, the usual hustle and bustle of shopping for the holidays is missing this year. That’s certainly the case for kids across the metro who were supposed to spend a day on a shopping spree alongside…

Dilworth Police looking for man connected to shooting that left another injured

Police say this is an isolated incident and say there is no danger to the public.

DILWORTH, Minn. – Police continue to search for a man involved in an apartment shooting. An argument between two men early Thursday morning at a Dilworth apartment leaves one injured in the hospital as the other fled the scene. Officers responded to the 202 block of 5th Street Northwest at around 7:35. “When the officers arrived on scene, they found…

Moorhead Police department partners with the DEA for a drug take-back event

Take back program helps in the disposal of potentially harmful prescription drugs

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead police department offers a unique prescription drug drop off program to help people get rid of their; unwanted, unused or expired drugs hassle free. “This is the drug take back program that we have and what we do is we offer anybody who wants to bring any of their drugs or medications they’re not using…

UPDATE: Moorhead Police identify man in suspicious death case

UPDATE: The Moorhead Police Department has identified the man who was found deceased Sunday morning. Police say 37-year-old Lee Folden was found trapped under a vehicle in a driveway. The Moorhead Fire Department extricated Folden from underneath the vehicle. Folden was declared deceased at the scene. Folden’s body has been transported to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office in St….

Moorhead girl gets a new bike from police after accident

Rayna Yellowbird suffered serious injuries after she was hit by a car while on her bike.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Rayna Yellowbird was spending a summer day the same way many kids do; riding a bike around the neighborhood with her friends. Her route took her to the intersection of Elm Street and 12th Avenue North in Fargo and that’s where things took a turn for the worse. “I stopped and there was nobody going, so I…

Moorhead Police release dash cam video of traffic stop with Black Lives Matter leader

Faith Shields-Dixon filed a complaint with Moorhead Police after she was pulled over for speeding.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police officers Eric Zimmel and Kaden Oldham pulled over Faith Shields-Dixon for speeding. Dash cam video was released after Shields-Dixon filed a complaint. In the video, officers Oldham and Zimmel approach the vehicle to issue the violation for going 44 miles per hour in a 30 mile per hour zone. Shields-Dixon appears frustrated with the way…

Black Lives Matter leader alleges Moorhead police acted aggressively at traffic stop

Faith Shields-Dixon claims officer Eric Zimmel tried to force open her car door during a traffic stop for a speeding violation.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Faith Shields-Dixon was on her way home on Saturday evening when she was stopped by police by the corner of 8th St. and 12th Ave. S in Moorhead. Police told Shields-Dixon they pulled her over for a going 44 miles per hour in a 30 miles per hour zone. Shields-Dixon claims they did not handle the traffic…

El Zagal Shrine Circus partners with KVRR, local police departments for bike giveaway

The Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead police departments each received 12 bikes to give to deserving kids in their communities.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Every year, the El Zagal Shrine Circus gives away hundreds of bikes to kids for free with the help from sponsors. The Circus was cancelled this year due to COVID-19, but El Zagal Shrine made sure deserving kids still got their new ride. “The sponsors came back and said ‘We sponsor these bikes and we really…