NORTH DAKOTA BCI

Man Wanted For Armed Robbery In Idaho Is Shot & Killed In Dickinson

U.S. Marshals say 25-year-old Dakota Chlarson charged at officers with scissors before he was shot

DICKINSON, N.D. — A man wanted for an armed robbery in Idaho is dead after he was shot by officers in Dickinson, North Dakota. U.S. Marshals say 25-year-old Dakota Chlarson charged at officers with scissors before he was shot. He was given emergency medical treatment on scene but he died. Officers were tipped off that Chlarson was staying at an…

No Charges In Death Of Man Arrested For Suspicion Of Drunk Driving

Warren Lindvold died in a Fargo hospital last July

Warren LindvoldVALLEY CITY, ND — The North Dakota BCI says there’s no evidence to support criminal charges in the death of a Valley City man. Warren Lindvold died in a Fargo hospital last July, a few days after he was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. The BCI says two Valley City police officers did nothing criminal when they arrested Lindvold….

New Director Named at North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation

Lonnie Grabowska will succeed Dallas Carlson who was confirmed as U.S. Marshal for North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation has a new director. And he’s a familiar face around the bureau. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has appointed Deputy Director Lonnie Grabowska to the top spot at the BCI. Grabowska will succeed Dallas Carlson, who was confirmed as U.S. Marshal for North Dakota earlier this month. Grabowska has worked in the…

Fargo Man Arrested In Underage Sex Sting

Police say 42-year-old Wade Pfarr agreed to pay for sex with an underage girl, not realizing that the he was communicating with a detective pretending to be a girl under the age of 18.

FARGO, ND – A Fargo man faces a felony charge for agreeing to have sex with a minor in a sting conducted by the state human trafficking task force, Homeland Security, North Dakota BCI and Metro Street Crimes Unit. Police say 42-year-old Wade Pfarr agreed to pay for sex with an underage girl, not realizing that the he was communicating with…

Five Students at Richland 44 Junior-Senior High School Referred to Juvenile Court

Students were charged with 13 misdemeanor counts of hazing for incidents in boy's locker room

COLFAX, N.D. — The Richland County Sheriff says five juveniles have been referred to juvenile court and are accused of 13 counts of hazing and 11 counts of sexual assault at the Richland 44 Junior/Senior High School in Colfax. School Board President Lisa Amundson says none of the students are currently attending class or any extracurricular activities. The suspects and numerous…

Jamestown Deaths Apparent Murder-Suicide

Police say Jensen and Petersen were in a domestic relationship.

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption JAMESTOWN, ND — Jamestown Police say the bodies found Sunday night is an apparent murder-suicide. Chief Scott Edinger in a release says the bodies of Casey Gene Jensen, 33, and Cherish Ranae Petersen, 26, were found by their fathers. Police say Jensen and Petersen were in a domestic relationship. Officers were called to the home at 1906…