NORTH DAKOTA HIGHWAY PATROL

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…

Devils Lake Man Killed After Hitting Power Pole

North Dakota Highway Patrol says it happened on Highway 20, south of Devils Lake

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — A Devils Lakes man is dead after his vehicle hit a large power pole. The crash happened at 6:30 Saturday night. North Dakota Highway Patrol says a 52-year-old man was driving south on Highway 20, three and a half miles south of Devils Lake when his truck left the road and struck the pole. The truck…

Fargo Man Charged with DUI After I-29 Crash

Police say 23-year-old Brady Fritzler, of Fargo, was driving on I-29 when he rear-ended a truck

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota Highway Patrol says alcohol played a role in a south Fargo rollover early Saturday morning. Police say 23-year-old Brady Fritzler, of Fargo, was driving on I-29 when he rear-ended a truck driven by 29-year-old Patrick Hestbeck, of Sabin. Fritzler’s vehicle struck the median, rolled and landed on the roof. He was taken to Essentia with…

Chase on Stolen Motorcycle Ends with Crash Near Jamestown

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the 36-year-old operator was going about 120 miles per hour on the stolen bike.

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) _ The pursuit of a speeding stolen motorcycle has ended with a crash near Jamestown. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the 36-year-old operator was going about 120 miles per hour on the stolen bike Tuesday. Law enforcement officers were in pursuit for about 3 miles before the man missed a curve and the bike entered the…

Man Identified in Fatal Tractor Rollover Near Portland

North Dakota Highway Patrol says the victim is 77-year Alton Anderson.

PORTLAND, N.D. — Authorities identify the man who died Friday evening after rolling his tractor near Portland, North Dakota. North Dakota Highway Patrol says the victim is 77-year Alton Anderson. Anderson was cutting grass in the ditch on 148th Avenue Northeast. Deputies say he went to turn to avoid a culvert at the bottom of the ditch. The front right…

Walkaway Inmate From Bismarck Detained

David Joseph Gray is believed to have left between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Monday night.

UPDATE: Authorities say David Gray was taken into custody Wednesday in Wahpeton.   BISMARCK, ND — The North Dakota Highway Patrol reports a walkaway from the Missouri River Correctional Center (MRCC) in Bismarck. David Joseph Gray is believed to have left between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Monday night. MRCC is an unfenced, minimum security facility. Gray…