Officer Cody Holte

Holte family shares emotional testimony at Pendleton sentencing

Pendleton took the life of his mother and Grand Forks police officer, Cody Holte

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – A Grand Forks man is sentenced to two life sentences without the possibility for parole for killing Grand Forks Police Officer,  Cody Holte and his mother Lola Moore in May 2020. Salamah Pendleton was convicted on two counts of murder in the May 2020 killings of Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte and his mother,…

Pendleton gets life sentence for killing Grand Forks police officer

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – Salamah Pendleton is sentenced to two life sentences without the possibility of parole for killing Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte and his mother Lola Moore in May 2020. “The defendant determined his own sentences today by the many choices he made May 27, 2020. The defendant’s choices claimed his family’s 61-year-old mother and grandmother….

Jury selection begins in trial of man accused in shooting death of Grand Forks officer

GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) Jury selection begins in the trial for the man charged with killing a Grand Forks police officer and his own mother. Salamah Pendleton is accused of shooting and kiling 29-year-old Officer Cody Holte in an apartment in May 2020 while authorities were serving an eviction notice. Pendleton’s 61-year-old mother was also shot and killed. He is…

Ceremony honors Grand Forks Officer Holte one year after his death

"Rest in peace Cody, We've got it from here."

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — A year has passed since the death of Grand Forks police officer Cody Holte who was killed in the line of duty. “Cody made the ultimate sacrifice of his life protecting his fellow law enforcement officers,” Grand Forks Police Chief Mark Nelson said. May 27 marks the day officer Holte was struck by gunfire and…

Grand Forks Police Selling Replica Of Officer Holte’s Squad Car

The minicars come in 8, 5 and 3 inch sizes in a keepsake box.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Police Department is selling replicas of the same squad car driven by Officer Cody Holte. The mini cars come in 8, 5 and 3 inch sizes in a keepsake box. The money raised goes towards sending officers to Washington D.C. during the 2021 National Police Week, to support Officer Holte’s family, and to honor…

Court Appearance Friday For Man Charged In Shooting Of Grand Forks Officer

A court hearing by zoom has been scheduled for Friday morning at 9

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The man charged with shooting and killing Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte is expected back in court tomorrow. A court hearing by zoom has been scheduled for 9 a.m.. Salamah Pendleton is accused of shooting and killing his own mother along with Officer Holte while being served an eviction notice in May. A Grand Forks…

State’s Attorney: Officers Actions Were Reasonable During Shootout

An investigation found that officers fired at Salamah Pendleton after he fired first

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks State’s Attorney Haley Wamstad has found that officers actions were reasonable in the shootout with Salamah Pendleton last month. An investigation found that officers fired at Pendleton after he fired first and then he opened fire on them a second time. He is accused of shooting and killing his own mother along with Grand…

Pendleton makes first court appearance, charged with murder of GFPD Officer Cody Holte

Bond for Pendleton is set at $1 million in cash.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.– Salamah Pendleton appeared in court for the first time since he was hospitalized after a shootout with police officers that killed Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte and injured a Grand Forks County Sheriffs Deputy. Corrections officers rolled Pendleton into frame in a wheelchair, which he had to be in due to injuries he sustained from the…