NORTH DAKOTA HIGHWAY PATROL

Cass County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

The checkpoint will take place at some point between Friday, August 23rd through Sunday, August 25th.

CASS COUNTY, N.D. –  The Cass County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Southeast Region of the North Dakota Highway Patrol and Essentia Health, will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in Cass County. The checkpoint will take place at some point between Friday, August 23rd through Sunday, August 25th. The Cass County Sheriff’s office says the primary goal of a sobriety…

North Dakota Highway Patrol Investigating Fatal Crash

The driver was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Belfield, ND–The North Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred 15 miles north of Belfield, ND on Monday. The ND Highway Patrol reported a 1999 Ford was traveling Westbound on 21st St SW between 125th Ave. SW and 126th Ave. SW. The Ford drove off the north edge of the roadway. The driver turned back to the…

Meet Bleu. New ND Highway Patrol K9

The NDHP posted pictures of the 11 week old on their Facebook page.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption BISMARCK, ND —  K9 Bleu is the newest member of the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The NDHP posted pictures of the 11 week old on their Facebook page. They say Bleu has already begun his training with Trooper Steve Mayer. Categories: Community, North Dakota News Tags: bleu, K9, NORTH DAKOTA…

Burleigh County Sheriff’s Department Receives Permission to Operate Drones

The sheriff's department says it can now operate unmanned aircraft systems over urban areas in which people live or gather.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ The Burleigh County Sheriff’s Department and the North Dakota Highway Patrol have received federal approval to operate drones over people. The Bismarck Tribune reports the four-year authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration was granted Aug. 5. The North Dakota Highway Patrol received permission two days later. The sheriff’s department says it can now operate unmanned aircraft…

UPDATE: Man Identified in Fatal Rollover South of Wahpeton

Troopers say he was not wearing his seatbelt and was thrown during the crash

RICHLAND CO., N.D. — A man is dead following a rollover crash three miles south of Wahpeton. North Dakota Highway Patrol received the call around 7:30 last night and found 44-year-old Christopher Olsen dead at the scene. Troopers say he was not wearing his seatbelt and was thrown during the crash. The crash remains under investigation.   Categories: Local News,…

UPDATE: Man Who Fled Traffic Stop Near Grafton Turns Himself In

Julio Mendoza was last seen wearing blue jean shorts and a red shirt

UPDATE – The North Dakota Highway Patrol says Julio Mendoza turned himself in Monday night at the Walsh County Law Enforcement Center. He has been charged with driving while license revoked and fleeing or attempting to elude a peace officer   GRAFTON, N.D. — Authorities search a Campbell Farms warehouse near Grafton after a man runs from a highway patrol traffic…

North Dakota Highway Patrol Keeping Drivers “Alive at 25”

the next one in the metro will be in south Fargo's AmericInn hotel and suites on November 3

FARGO, N.D. — Some drivers are spending their weekend off the road to go back to the basics. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells how an initiative between the North Dakota State Council and Highway Patrol is helping to keep drivers Alive at 25. When it comes to the rules of the road, North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper William Brown says there’s…

Hillsboro Man Stopped In His Vehicle On Interstate 29 is Hit And Killed

North Dakota Highway Patrol says the driver, 76-year-old Norman Dronen, was killed at the scene

Courtesy: Mark JohnsonHILLSBORO, ND — A Hillsboro, North Dakota man is dead after his SUV was hit from behind while it was stopped on I-29 near Hillsboro. North Dakota Highway Patrol says the driver, 76-year-old Norman Dronen, was killed at the scene. They do not know why he was stopped in the left lane of the interstate late Wednesday afternoon, three…

Minor Injury after Helicopter Crash in Fessenden, ND

The helicopter, a 2007 Robinson R44, was spraying waterways by Highway 52.

FESSENDEN, ND — A pilot suffered minor injuries after a helicopter crash south of Fessenden, North Dakota. The North Dakota Highway Patrol reports around 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday they responded to a crash 4.5 miles south of Fessenden along Highway 52. The helicopter, a 2007 Robinson R44, was spraying waterways by Highway 52. When the pilot attempted to go under…

Man Cited with DUI After Pickup Lands in Devils Lake

Frayne Berg's pickup was partially submerged when first responders arrived.

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (KFGO) – The North Dakota Highway Patrol has cited a 72-year-old man with DUI, open container and disregarding a stop sign after his car ended up in the waters of Devils Lake. Frayne Berg was traveling on Highway 20 when he blew the stop sign at the intersection with Highway 57. Berg’s pickup was partially submerged when…