NORTH DAKOTA HIGHWAY PATROL

Man Dies After Labor Day Crash In LaMoure County

89-year-old Albert Oberlander died Monday of his injuries

JUD, N.D. — An elderly man from Kulm has died of injuries suffered last week in a crash in LaMoure County. North Dakota Highway Patrol says 89-year-old Albert Oberlander died Monday of injuries he received on Labor Day. Oberlander’s minivan left County Road 65 near Jud and crashed into a ditch. The patrol says he likely fell asleep at the wheel….

Sobriety Checkpoint In Fargo Results In 15 Arrests

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says from 9 p.m. Friday until 12:30 a.m. Saturday, 597 vehicles passed through the checkpoint on the eastbound off ramp from I-94 to 25th Street south.

Fargo, N.D. – A weekend sobriety checkpoint in Fargo resulted in 15 arrests. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says from 9 p.m. Friday until 12:30 a.m. Saturday, 597 vehicles passed through the checkpoint on the eastbound off ramp from I-94 to 25th Street south. Of the 31 vehicles that were stopped for further testing, six arrests were made for DUI, four…

High Speed Chase With Motorcycle Driver Ends When He Runs Out of Gas

Highway Patrol says Andrew Schroedermeier fled when a trooper attempted to stop him in Fargo

DRAYTON, N.D. — A motorcycle driver who led North Dakota troopers on a four-county chase on I-29 was arrested when he ran out of gas in Drayton. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 21-year-old Andrew Schroedermeier fled when a trooper attempted to stop him early this morning for speeding through Fargo. Troopers attempted two other traffic stops, near Hillsboro and…

Driver Identified In Crash That Shut Down U.S. Highway 2 For Hours

67-year-old Richard Cantone of Minot died at the scene near Ray

RAY, N.D. — North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the trucker who died when his semi hauling fuel overturned on U.S. Highway 2, shutting a section down for ten hours on Monday. 67-year-old Richard Cantone of Minot died at the scene near Ray. Authorities say the semi was hauling two trailers with about 9,000 gallons of gasoline and 1,000 gallons…

Valley City Man Killed In Single Vehicle Crash

Kim Foell failed to negotiate a curve and his pickup vaulted over County 17 and rolled

BARNES CO., N.D. — A Valley City man was killed when he lost control of his pickup about 3 miles west of the city Saturday night around 8 o’clock. The highway patrol says 67-year-old Kim Foell failed to negotiate a curve and his pickup vaulted over County 17 and rolled. Foell was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not…

Three People Killed When Young Driver Loses Control Near Hankinson

North Dakota Highway Patrol says a 15-year-old boy overcorrected and lost control of his vehicle

HANKINSON, N.D. — Three people are dead after a young driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into another vehicle south of Hankinson on I-29. North Dakota Highway Patrol says a 15-year-old boy from West Fargo overcorrected and lost control of his vehicle. It crossed the median and hit a vehicle killing the 24-year-old female driver and a 5-year-old…

Fargo Man In Custody for His Role in Armed Robbery at Riddle’s Jewelry

25-year-old Victor Velazquez is currently in custody at the Cass County Jail

FARGO, N.D. — Around 9:30 Friday morning, the Fargo Police Department was notified of a robbery where a man came into Riddle’s Jewelry with a handgun, and forced employees to fill garbage bags with jewelry. “From what we understand, one of those employees possibly had their hands ziptied, and other employees were forced at gunpoint to take the bags of jewelry…

Metro Prepares for President Trump’s Arrival

Fargo Police met with the Secret Service this afternoon to discuss security plans for June 27

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police met with the Secret Service this afternoon to start making security plans for President Donald Trump’s visit to town next Wednesday. The president held a rally last night in Duluth. His motorcade route from Hector to Scheels Arena in Fargo has not yet been selected, but police will announce it before the event. Chief David Todd…

North Dakota Highway Patrol Has A New Superintendent

Maj. Brandon Solberg is succeeding the retiring Col. Michael Gerhart

BISMARCK, N.D. — A veteran of the North Dakota Highway Patrol will be its new superintendent. Gov. Doug Burgum has appointed Maj. Brandon Solberg to succeed the retiring Col. Michael Gerhart. Solberg has 22 years of law enforcement experience, most of them with the patrol. He started as a trooper in the northeastern part of the state before becoming a…

Driver Faces Charges After Crashing Into Embankment

Crash Happened Just South of Devils Lake On Saturday

RAMSEY COUNTY, N.D. — A Devils Lake man is facing charges after a crash just south of Devils Lake. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a car was traveling north on Highway 20 when it went into the ditch and hit an embankment. It happened around 2:15 Saturday morning. 33-year-old Donray Guy had minor injuries. Guy was arrested for DUI…